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Oct 2018

6 Reasons why you should outsource

6 Good Reasons to outsource your Australian Compliance work to an expert

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Australian compliance, Change, Outsourcing

Outsourcing (and not offshore labour hire) can bring many benefits to your business. It’s critical that business owners remain alert and agile to ever present changing market conditions. Outsourcing now is a business norm, and yet there are still a few Australian accountants not yet fully into Outsourcing. With change an ever constant, especially not only as we’ve recently seen …

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Sep 2018

Remote workers outperform office workers

The 5 top reasons why “Outsourced” Remote staff are outperforming local office workers

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Australian Accountant, Outsourcing, Remote staff

In a recent Harvard Business Review report the number of people who say they can’t concentrate at their desk has increased by 16% since 2008, and the number of those who don’t have access to quiet places to do focused work is up by 13%. Office space design today seems to come with noises and other distractions that break concentration or …

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May 2018

Will the rise of the Gig economy hit Australian compliance, or outsourcing?

Will the rise of the Gig economy hit Australian compliance, or outsourcing?

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Australian compliance, gig economy, Outsourcing

It was interesting to note the Australian economists remarking on the Australian economy earlier this year note that in January there was a 16k increase in employment consisting of a 50k drop in full-time employment and a 66k increase in part-time work. At that time the economists were estimating a 20k increase in employment. It’s interesting to think further on …

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May 2018

The (Accounting) Outsourcing/Offshoring Firm of the Futur Part 1

The (Accounting) Outsourcing/Offshoring.. Firm of the Future…Part 1

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Outsourcing, workforce

With the competition for offshoring and outsourcing heating up, we thought it might be a good time to look at the future of offshoring and outsourcing. In looking at the firm of the future, there are several obvious recent trends that will impact the future of work completed offshore. Amongst these trends are: Mobility of workforce. Previously many foreign students …

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Apr 2018

What Australian accountants are really thinking about Outsourcing

What Australian accountants are really thinking about Outsourcing

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Australian Accountant, Outsourcing

Outsourcing has been in the news recently, and online comments on what Australian accountants are thinking about outsourcing are quite enlightening. So what are they actually thinking? Trolling through some Australian online sites, we’ve found some interesting comments. Australian accountants are: concerned about the impact of outsourcing have seen poor work quality Have concerns that the foreign worker does not …

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Apr 2018

The Top 9 reasons why your Accounting firm probably isn’t Outsourcing

The Top 9 reasons why your Accounting firm probably isn’t Outsourcing

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Outsourcing, top 9 reasons

As you’ve probably seen from our blog postings, there are plenty of benefits of outsourcing accounting and tax compliance. However, we’ve also seen a lot of people come up with excuses as to why accounting outsourcing won’t work for their firm. So we thought this week we’d give you the “Best of the Best” excuses about why people haven’t gone …

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Mar 2018

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Offshore workers not equal: the importance of a good due diligence.

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: due diligence, employee benefits, offshore labour, Outsourcing

More recently we’ve been blogging about the desire of offshore labour providers (offshoring) to have above market remuneration and conditions, which allows them to pass on the (hidden) cost of these conditions to the client, usually the Australian accounting firm. We were recently exchanging communication with an offshore services provider in the Philippines recently related to our blog on Offshore labour …

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Feb 2018

The 8 key advantages of using ad-hoc resources for Australian tax compliance outsourcing

The 8 key advantages of using ad-hoc resources for Australian tax compliance outsourcing

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: ad hoc, benefits, Outsourcing, per seat

In this blog we look at 8 key advantages of using ad-hoc resources for Australian tax compliance outsourcing. Warning: These are the secrets the “per seat” leasing people would rather you didn’t know… You cut down your overheads by only paying for Actual work done This is the most important factor. You don’t have to pay for all the overheads …