What would you say to someone else thinking of doing a similar project?
Move from SAGE to Xero tomorrow. It’s like driving an old car and you’re hanging on to it, and it’s a clapped-out old banger, when you get a new one, it’s a completely different experience.
Everything is so much quicker – with reconciling the bank, and the credit cards, it’s just drag and drop. Before it could take you a day or two to do it.
I used to get stressed when it was the month end, whereas now I’m comfortable that I can get it all done.
Has the new system and working with Shorts enabled you to do anything differently?
As a family, we’re going away for the entire of August. While we’re away, we’re still able do the accounts, and we’ll be ‘checking in’ because the world’s changed a little bit. That’s why we’ve done it, because we can. Could we have done that last year, or the year before? – No chance. We’d have to get someone in, and then it’s trusting someone else to do it.
it’s an absolute game changer: it’s cloud based, we trust it, and it works – it’s easy