The Bookkeepers' Podcast

Episode 275: What Bookkeepers Need To Know About Accountex

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This week on The Bookkeepers' Podcast, Jo Wood and Zoe Whitman are speaking to Caroline Hobden, the portfolio director of Accountex, about the upcoming Accountex event in London. They discuss the significance of the event for bookkeepers, the exciting features attendees can look forward to, and tips on how to make the most of the experience. Key Discussion Points Importance of Community for Bookkeepers: Caroline emphasizes the sense of community at Accountex and its value for networking and professional growth. Dedicated Bookkeeping Program: The event will feature a dedicated theatre and workshops specifically for bookkeepers, providing tailored content and networking opportunities. Relaxation and Wellness Activities: Attendees can enjoy relaxation areas, a mindfulness doodle wall, and a wellness retreat to manage stress during the conference. Managing Sensory Overload: Zoe and Caroline discuss the importance of taking breaks and planning ahead to avoid sensory overload and stay focused on personal goals. Maximizing Software Use and Automation: Insights on leveraging software for efficiency, automation in bookkeeping, and integration tips for small business owners. Sessions on Pricing Strategy and Selling Practices: Jo and Zoe will lead sessions on pricing strategy and selling a bookkeeping practice, sharing their expertise and practical advice. New Automation Station: The event will feature an automation station run by experts, providing advice on implementing automation in bookkeeping practices. Accessibility Features: Sign language interpretation will be available for some sessions, and all sessions will be recorded and accessible to delegates after the event. Sustainability Initiatives: Discussions on reducing the environmental impact of the conference, including digital book giveaways, tree planting for attendees, and recyclable materials for signage and carpets. Event Preparations and Tips: Community members share their excitement, preparations, and practical tips such as wearing comfortable clothing and footwear for the event. ----------------------------------------------- Find out your next step in bookkeeping. Free calls and books. ----------------------------------------------- About us We help bookkeepers find clients, make more money and build businesses they love that work for them. We're raising the profile of the bookkeeping profession and bookkeepers worldwide. Whether you're a bookkeeper or accountant wanting to grow your own business to have the flexibility for your life, and your family, come and join us. ----------------------------------------------- About our Sponsor This episode of The Bookkeepers' Podcast is sponsored by Xero. Find out more at: ----------------------------------------------- Disclaimer The information contained in The Bookkeepers' Podcast is provided for information purposes only. The contents of The Bookkeepers' Podcast is not intended to amount to advice and you should not rely on any of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast. Professional advice should be obtained before taking or refraining from taking any action as a result of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast. The 6 Figure Bookkeeper Ltd disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on any of the contents of the Bookkeepers' Podcast.