Xero Education Month: what we recommend for small businesses

Date: 15th February 2020

It’s Xero Education month which means that during February and early March 2020 Xero’s education specialists are running amazing webinars, joined by some fantastic external speakers.

The content covers everything from making the most of Xero, to work-life balance, mental well-being and learning about leadership, there are webinars for all types of small businesses. And best of all, they’re all free – you just need to register.

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With so much to choose from, we thought we’d make your life a little easier by sharing our top picks.

Xero on the go: Tips for mobile | Daily

Xero’s mobile app lets you run your business from wherever you are. Each day Xero are bringing a different tip for using the app to help you save time and manage your business when you’re out and about.

Get paid faster | Tuesday 18 February, 12pm–1pm

Cash flow and time are two of the biggest pain points for most small business owners in New Zealand. Explore how you can get paid faster and reduce administration with payment services.

Leadership | Wednesday 19 February, 10am–11am

Join Craig Hudson, Xero Managing Director NZ, and Brigid Carroll, Associate Professor at the University of Auckland as they talk about leadership and managing a team effectively.

More about leadership and executive training in our blog

Xero Projects & WorkflowMax | Wednesday 19th February, 12pm – 1pm

Explore job management with Xero Projects and WorkflowMax. Track time and costs, invoice with ease, measure profitability and reduce administration time. Find out which one is right for you!

More about technology hacks for businesspeople in our blog

Work-life balance & XAP counselling | Thursday 27 February, 10am – 11am

We love this topic! Ensuring we have time for ourselves, family, friends, interests and work can be a real juggle. Learn the importance of balance and simple strategies to re-balance your life.

More about mental health in business in our blog

Coping with growth/change management | Thursday 27 February, 12pm–1pm

Gain a new mindset and understanding about how to think, approach and manage change within your organisation or practice. Learn a robust approach to and core principles of change management.

Get your business ready for end of financial year | Tuesday 10 March, 12pm–1pm

Learn what you can do ahead of time to keep your accounts up to date and have information ready for your accountant at end of financial year.


See what’s on and register here.

Other Xero initiatives may like

Xero has been busy with other initiatives. Here’s a few more you may like:

Xero Assistance Programme (XAP) – your mental wellbeing is important, so if you need a hand, reach out for free and confidential support. XAP is available to all Xero clients who are on starter, standard and premium plans in New Zealand.

More about workplace wellness and XAP in our blog

Not-for-profit discount – if you’re a not-for-profit business, you can run your labour of love for less because you’re eligible for a 25% discount off your Xero subscription. Speak with us about how to get the discount applied

Hubdoc joins Xero -you’ll soon be able to automate more admin and bookkeeping tasks and say goodbye to manual data entry. That’s because from 18 March 2020, Hubdoc will be included in Xero’s Starter, Standard and Premium plans.

More about Hubdoc joining Xero in our blog

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