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Edwina Fairley

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Edwina understands how hard it is to run a business: she's operated her own dog walking business in Auckland in years past. Juggling every ball to make ends meet can be stressful and frustrating, she knows! As the Make Change guru, she's now invested in helping business owners reach their goals by helping them get their accounts in order. In addition to this new role, Edwina enjoys rock climbing and small trips around New Zealand.
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Tips for protecting your small business from a natural disaster

Posted by Edwina Fairley on Jan 18, 2018 1:26:13 PM

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Three ways to reinvigorate life in your small business in 2018

Posted by Edwina Fairley on Dec 15, 2017 10:04:41 AM
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Why this professional bookkeeper recommends Xero Projects for small businesses

Posted by Edwina Fairley on Dec 8, 2017 3:31:20 PM

 

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5 New Year's Resolutions for NZ Small Businesses

Posted by Edwina Fairley on Nov 30, 2017 9:23:07 AM

 

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Financial year end doesn’t have to be stressful: here’s four ways to make your year-end a breeze

Posted by Edwina Fairley on Nov 23, 2017 10:43:05 AM

 

It may be only four weeks until Christmas holidays and fun days at the beach, but here in the office I’m starting to feel the rising heart rate and panicked fluttering that can only signal one thing: financial year-end is only a few months away.

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5 Reasons why Xero + Bookkeeper = a win for your small business

Posted by Edwina Fairley on Nov 17, 2017 10:18:45 AM
 
You may be wondering what all the Xero hype is about? Surely, a piece of software isn't worth all the hoopla associated with Xero?

You don't know what you're missing. Allow me to enlighten you.

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Thinking of selling your business? You need a professional bookkeeper

Posted by Edwina Fairley on Nov 9, 2017 9:25:05 AM
New Zealand is a nation of small business owners. Many of us start a company in the hopes we can make enough money to retire early and spend our days on the boat.
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Professional bookkeepers weigh in on new government’s plans for kiwi small businesses

Posted by Edwina Fairley on Nov 1, 2017 9:31:53 AM

 

It’s been a crazy year in New Zealand politics, culminating in one of the most hotly contested elections in our history, and a new coalition government for New Zealand.

Without getting all political here, we wanted to weigh in on some of the new government’s proposed changes, and what they might mean for you as an entrepreneur or small business owner.

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The 10 commandments for successful bookkeeping for entrepreneurs

Posted by Edwina Fairley on Oct 26, 2017 4:53:48 PM

Here at Make Change, we’re all about successful bookkeeping for entrepreneurs. But what does that mean, really? We’ve gone all biblical to bring you our ten commandments for bookkeeping success. Disobey them at your peril.

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You’re invited! Try out professional bookkeeping for 30 days on us.

Posted by Edwina Fairley on Oct 20, 2017 1:36:22 PM

When you want to buy a new car, would you head to the lot, browse around, spot a colour you like, run your fingers over the paint, maybe poke your nose inside and sniff to make sure it has that “new car” smell? Thus satisfied, you shake the salesperson’s hand, sign on the dotted line, and collect the keys for your brand new car?

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