New UK lockdown grants: The latest changes and how to access support

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has unveiled a new cash injection for UK sectors that will be the most affected by the new national lockdown.  To help retail, leisure and hospitality… [...]

Happy holidays from all of us at Xero

On behalf of all of us at Xero we wish you a safe and peaceful holiday season.  2020 tested us in more ways than we expected or ever imagined. As… [...]

November XSBI results reflect small business resilience

As we head into the holiday period and reflect on an extraordinary year, small business owners all over the world will be hoping for a return to some sort of… [...]

Six priorities for businesses (and their accountants) in 2021

2020 has been a year that no one planned for. Many UK businesses have seen a protracted downturn in revenue and jobs, and indications are that we’re not out of… [...]

Congratulations to the Xero Awards 2020: Asia winners!

Today we have the great honour of announcing the winners of the Xero Awards 2020: Asia. The Awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding efforts and contributions of our accounting, bookkeeping,… [...]

International Volunteer Day: Rallying together to make a difference

International Volunteer Day was on Saturday 5 December. What better way to acknowledge it than to share an amazing project that some of our Wellington-based employees have been involved in… [...]

International Volunteer Day: Why supporting our communities and non-profits has never been so important

It’s International Volunteer Day tomorrow, Saturday 5 December, and I’ve been reflecting on my own involvement with One Girl. This amazing Australia-based charity runs a girl-led education program in Sierra… [...]

XSBI October metrics show small businesses need our help more than ever this holiday season

As we head into the holiday season after a year unlike any other on record, it’s clear that small business performance will continue to feel the effects of COVID-19 for… [...]

One in a million: Andrew Cox of The Hope Factory

To celebrate reaching the milestone of having one million subscribers across Australia, the Xero team is turning a spotlight on some of the people who’ve made it all possible. Like… [...]

The impact of Brexit on small businesses: Where to turn

Small businesses have had a demanding year already due to the coronavirus and measures to contain its spread, but further challenges – and potential opportunities – lie ahead. What’s more,… [...]

Supporting our staff and communities on World Mental Health Day

Tomorrow is World Mental Health Day. Last year on this day, I reflected on how Xero is supporting our staff and our communities. But it’s safe to say things feel… [...]

World Mental Health Day: Invest in yourself and your team

World Mental Health Day is an opportunity for us to reflect on ourselves, our colleagues and open up the conversation around mental health. Here at Xero, it’s part of our… [...]