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Tech-averse SMEs are driving with the handbrake on

Forty-one per cent of accountants and bookkeepers say at least half of their small to medium sized enterprise (SME) clients provide paper documentation rather than electronic, fresh data from MYOB has found.

16 Dec 2019

Santa’s Shopping Local in Australia this year

Movements encouraging Australians to buy from the bush are set to create a wave of ‘solidarity spending’ this Christmas, as nearly two thirds (64%) of Aussies report campaigns such as the drought relief effort mounted by local business encourage them to shop Australian, in fresh findings from MYOB.

09 Dec 2019

Tech the most sought-after skill for the future accountant

Sixty-one per cent of accountants and bookkeepers believe tech skills will be the most important competence for new hires in ten years’ time, a recent study from MYOB found.

11 Nov 2019

Client tech knowledge gaps to fill, finds MYOB accountants and bookkeepers report

Nearly two thirds (59%) of accountants and bookkeepers believe their clients have knowledge gaps when it comes to technology, yet only half (54%) of those surveyed said they feel comfortable advising their clients on technological changes impacting their business, according to MYOB’s Radar Report.

29 Oct 2019

Proactive approach to mental health challenging for small business, says fresh data

More than two thirds (67%) of small businesses have not discussed mental health days, according to fresh data from MYOB. The finding, from a survey conducted with 757 Australian small business operators, is compounded by the fact that just half (52%) of respondents said they feel able to address mental health issues affecting their staff.

24 Sep 2019

More than half of Australia’s small business owners experience mental health issues

More than half (56%) of small business operators say running their own business has led to feelings of anxiety or depression, with nearly half (48%) of all respondents reporting anxiety was largely caused by financial and cashflow concerns, according to a fresh survey conducted by MYOB.

02 Sep 2019

Excellence in accounting and bookkeeping celebrated at MYOB’s 2019 Partner Awards

MYOB awards high-performing accounting practices, partners and individuals across Australia and New Zealand, Kyelie Baxter scoops Australian Certified Consultant of the Year.

23 Aug 2019

MYOB launches Rewards program

MYOB has launched a first of its kind loyalty program, MYOB Rewards, which will allow small businesses to bank points that can be exchanged for rewards, such as travel or gift cards, by conducting their daily transactions through the MYOB payments platform.

21 Aug 2019

MYOB claims top spot in Canstar Blue's customer satisfaction ratings for business accounting software

Leading technology company MYOB has taken out the top spot in Canstar Blue’s 2019 customer satisfaction ratings for its business accounting software, receiving five-star ratings for ease of use, reporting, ease of integration and functionality.

12 Aug 2019

MYOB announces Greg Ellis to succeed Tim Reed as CEO

Leading Australian and New Zealand online business management solutions company, MYOB, today announced that Greg Ellis, an accomplished executive who was most recently CEO of Scout 24 AG, has been selected to succeed Tim Reed as Chief Executive Officer.

08 Aug 2019

Cost of Living Crisis: Aussies buy groceries and rent with tax refund, finds study

More than a third (35%) of Aussies are using their tax return to catch up on essential purchases like food and rent, while just five per cent put their kickback into their savings account, a new study by MYOB has found.

22 Jul 2019

MYOB champions business bravery in Broadsheet and The Design Files co-produced content series

Business technology company MYOB has struck a unique partnership with Melbourne-based publishers Broadsheet and The Design Files to launch a cross-platform, cross-content campaign to celebrate business bravery.

17 Jul 2019

MYOB partners with Sypht to enhance OCR capability

Business technology solutions company MYOB has inked a partnership with BPAY Group and BCG Digital Ventures-owned SaaS data company Sypht, to further harness machine learning in document and data extraction.

27 Jun 2019

Gen Y small business suffers Collateral Financing Effect, finds MYOB Business Monitor

Nearly half (44%) of Gen Y small businesses have applied for finance in the last year and more than a third (39%) of those applications were declined, according to the latest findings from the MYOB Business Monitor.

21 May 2019

eftpos partners with MYOB to deliver Aussie merchants more choice online

In an Australian first, eftpos is partnering with MYOB to deliver low cost, real time eCommerce transactions to Australian merchants. eftpos CEO, Mr Stephen Benton, said MYOB would leverage eftpos’ eCommerce payment processing and settlement capabilities to offer low cost efficiencies and real time transactions to merchants and consumers in digital channels.

15 May 2019

MYOB research reveals 3 in 4 small business owners expect a change of government at the upcoming election and want stable leadership, tax cuts and reduced payment times

Leading technology company, MYOB, today released a special Federal Election Edition of the MYOB Business Monitor. The survey of more than 1,000 Australian SMEs highlights the issues small business owners (SMEs) want to see at the top of the agenda during the campaign period.

30 Apr 2019

Move over manspreaders: loud talking tops the list of pet hates for Australian commuters

Eighty-six per cent of Australia’s commuters are bothered by behaviour exhibited by their fellow passengers, according to a recent survey from MYOB. Talking too loudly topped the list as the most annoying trait exhibited by commuters, as voted by 21% of respondents.

08 Apr 2019

MYOB budget verdict: we like what we see, but turn words into action to benefit small business

One of Australia’s leading technology companies, MYOB, has praised the Federal Government for returning the budget to surplus saying it will boost the small business sector, and called for the measures announced for small business to be passed by the Parliament before an election is called this weekend.

02 Apr 2019

MYOB releases $10 payroll product to ensure Single Touch Payroll compliance for microbusinesses

MYOB is the first major provider to launch a low-cost payroll product for micro businesses, enabling Single Touch Payroll (STP) compliance in time for the ATO’s 1st July deadline. MYOB Essentials Payroll and a payroll component for MYOB Connected Ledger have been released today, specifically for micro businesses with 1 to 4 employees, with each available for $10 per month.

01 Apr 2019

Gen Z makes strong female work mentors a next generation necessity, finds MYOB

Women want strong female mentors in the workplace and Generation Z* will be the ones to make that a reality, according to fresh research from MYOB.

06 Mar 2019

Women and men perpetuate their own gender labels, finds MYOB

Women and men are perpetuating their own gender stereotypes, with women labelling themselves as nurturing and approachable and men identifying as powerful and strong, according to new word association research by MYOB.

06 Mar 2019

MYOB strengthens industry leadership position, delivering 57% increase in new online subscribers in 2018

Thursday 21 February: MYOB today released its financial results for the full year ending 31 December 2018, reporting 229,000 new online subscribers, or a 57% increase, in the 12 months to reach a total of 628,000 online subscribers, strengthening its leadership position and remaining on track to reach 1 million online subscribers by 2020.

21 Feb 2019

MYOB prepares to launch $10 micro business STP solution

MYOB is ready to hit go on a $10 Single Touch Payroll (STP) solution for businesses with four employees or less, should the Federal Government’s STP legislation pass. The legislative change would mean 749,000* Australian businesses that employ 19 people or less will be legally obliged to submit their payroll data to the ATO from 1 July.

05 Feb 2019

World-first innovations to MYOB Practice halve time spent on compliance workflow, announces MYOB, as INCITE 2019 kicks off

MYOB today announced the beta phase of its new cloud compliance workflow, inviting accountants to sign up for the beta trial program. The intelligent workflow system will reduce rekeying of data and clicks, for example from 24 to four for one common task.

31 Jan 2019

Small businesses the key battleground for Federal Election, according to MYOB Business Monitor

Less than a third (31%) of Australian small businesses are satisfied with the level of support they’re receiving from the Federal Government, according to MYOB’s latest Business Monitor report.

24 Jan 2019