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Nov 2019

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Have we hit peak cloud ?

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Cloud Accounting, Outsourcing

Last week I had the chance to speak to an accountant this side of the Nullarbor. A small country town (as you’d expect), for some undisclosed reason he’d move into this two firm town and bought the practice from the previous owner. He did say “if I’d known now what I knew then…” (or something to that effect), but his …

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Oct 2019

bookkeeping-outsourcing

10 key reasons why Bookkeeping outsourcing is critical for Australian accounting firms

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: australian, benefits, bookkeeping, Outsourcing

There has been a lot of movement into bookkeeping by Australian accounting firms, and this has been well documented in the past year. As compliance moves into the cloud and is automated, it is now more critical that Australian accountants extend their influence and ability into areas of current concern, where their role of trusted adviser can best be utilized. …

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Oct 2019

accounting-outsourcing

Top 5 reasons why Australian Accounting firms are outsourcing overseas

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: accounting, australia, compliance, key reasons, Outsourcing

Australian accounting firms are moving into cloud, automation, and outsourcing at an increasing pace. In 2012 Odyssey’s CEO presented at the IPA Conference on “Outsourcing: Out of the closet and into the Cloud”. Fast forward to today, and everyone knows about outsourcing, and it’s widely accepted amongst the Australian accounting community. Certainly Australian accounting and tax compliance outsourcing has come …

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Oct 2019

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Offshoring versus Outsourcing? Why the confusion remains

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Offshoring, Outsourcing, turnover, virtual teams

Our CEO was visiting a client in Canberra the other day, and discussion invariably ended up mentioning the aggressive pursuit by offshore labour providers in the Philippines.  The question then had to be asked: why are some firms considering the Philippines labour hire solutions, while other firms are knocking them back and working with Outsourcing offerings. The response was: Offshoring …

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Sep 2019

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Outsourcing: the importance of understanding where you work

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Australian tax compliance, Outsourcing

While travelling around we recently spotted a sign nearby a water drinking source. At first glance the sign appears totally in order, both in the original language, and in the translated English. However, native English speakers would likely note that “All sorts of pollution is banned” does not quite resolve the problem. Indeed “All Sorts” is not fully exclusive or …