Business Technology
Partners

We have partnered with leading technology providers – we work with you to save time, cut costs and strengthen your operational performance. We take the headache out of choosing and implementing cloud technology. Learn more about our technology partners.

Google Apps

Communications and Data Management

Google Apps for Work is one of the best cloud-based productivity tools currently available, completely eliminating the need for server infrastructure. Leveraging Google’s world-class infrastructure,  it is robust and secure with 99.9+% guaranteed uptime with full data redundancy (continuous back-ups). Google Apps allows business owners to save time and money without maintaining complex IT infrastructure. It is a highly scalable solution that makes it easy to grow and duplicate the business with a dedicated email address for every single employee in your organisation using your own domain name. Google Apps also allows businesses to use essential tools from Google Platforms: Gmail, Calendar, Hangouts, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Google Sites and Vault.  Speak to our technology team to learn more about how Google Apps can benefit your organisation.

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ADP

Payroll Solutions

ADP delivers World Class Service to over 600,000 client worldwide and 7,000 clients across Australia with over 35 years of experience. Their flexible solutions are reliable, secure and simple to operate. ADP ensures a cost-effective and efficient process for the time & attendance, payroll and HR needs of organisations. They can assist clients in minimising the time, cost and compliance exposure associated with payroll, allowing them to focus on running their businesses. The ADP group is one of the world’s largest providers of business outsourcing.

IWS

Integrated Rostering, Payroll & Bookkeeping

IWS provides a service based solution which allows our clients to completely outsource their backend admin. We deliver integrated Rostering/Time & Attendance, Payroll and Bookkeeping modules, combining best in class cloud based technology platforms with specialist customer support and service. IWS has serviced the franchise industry since 2007 and has earned very strong customer testimonials from our existing client base which includes Nike, Zambrero, Subway and Anytime Fitness. IWS typically works to customise a head office endorsed solution and then manage the rollout (both in terms of up front implementation and ongoing service delivery) at franchisee/site level.

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ERPLY

POS and Retail Software System

ERPLY, based in Sydney, offers easy to use SaaS-based Point of Sale, inventory and e-commerce software with accurate and useful reporting as well as stock control and management. Erply is a good and cost-efficient solution for retailers to upgrade their existing systems and gain efficiency in managing inventory, customers and data. With strong focus on retail, Erply enables to build complex ERP and POS solutions for franchise chains and multi-location outlets. Franchise set-up enables customisation of information exchange between headquarters and franchisees, facilitates reporting and allows the efficient running of sales promotions across the franchise chain. Erply software is heavily integrated with other platforms over open API. Integrations include a broad range of programs including accounting (Xero, Netsuite, QuickBooks, etc.) and many web-shop outlets (Magento, Prestashop, Amazon.com, Ebay, Shopify, and mobile shopping etc.).

Vend

Retail – Point of Sales Solution

Vend is very practical point-of-sale, inventory and customer loyalty software for iPad, Mac & PC. It allows you to easily set up, manage and grow your business – from one store to many – in the cloud. Vend connects to hardware including barcode scanners, receipt printers and cash drawers. Online and offline working capability allows customers to carry on operations even if the Internet is down. All sales data is stored in the device and automatically updated to the servers the next time the device goes online. Vend’s payment facilities allow customers to pay via cash, cheque, gift cards, credit and debit cards as well as PayPal. Additionally, Vend-add-on’s are a powerful way to boost your productivity and sales, leveraging solutions like Xero, Deputy and Timely. Vend is more than just a POS solution – it extends itself right across your business operations. Vend is more suited to retail businesses, with some limited application in the hospitality space.

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Deputy

Roster Management

Staffing is one of the most critical cost drivers in a business. Deputy is the leading online rostering solution. Time  and attendance, communication and task management software allows you to find available staff, create and publish rosters, and keep track of when and where your team start and end their shifts. It also calculates overtime, penalty rates and allowances, so business owners can complete the payroll time-efficiently. Integration with various other cloud solutions puts Deputy at the core of daily operations. The communication module embedded into Deputy keeps employees in the loop with fast and easy announcements, and delivers important messages specific to location or across the entire business.

Xero

Accounting and Bookkeeping

Xero is easy to use online accounting software that’s designed specifically for small businesses. Xero imports and categorises bank statements automatically, letting the business owner see the cash flow in real-time. It is a robust system hosted in the cloud and is accessible from anywhere, anytime you have Internet or wireless connection. It is the only accounting package that offers such a comprehensive range of features from an employee portal to auto-reconciliation. Gone are the days of highlighting bank statements and posting pink slips to the ATO. Xero does all of this and much more. Additionally Xero provides a simple, user friendly, fast and scalable ecosystem of 300+ Add-on applications to manage business operations and track performance, and is suitable for single location businesses to large business networks.

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