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Minimum Wage Increases in Metro Manila

Workers in Metro Manila have been granted a much awaited salary increase. June 2, 2016 marks the date when the minimum wage for Metro Manila workers is increased by P10. Minimum wage is now P454 for workers in the agriculture sector and P491 for workers in the non-agriculture sector. This will apply to all workers in…

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Gig Economy for CFOs?

Hawaii Business recently released an article about the Gig Economy and how it affects not just small independent contractors but also C-Suite Level Executives. In the article, Hawaii Business gave several real life examples of Americans who benefit from the Gig Economy. One of them was Reg Baker, an independent CFO who serves in the U.S. Small Business…

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Bernice Parsons Speaks About Good Financial Records

Vertaccount President and Co-Founder, Bernice Parsons was invited to speak at COC Hawaii FocusOn for a second time. Her topic was about increasing profitability by maintaining sound financial records. The event was held last February 11, 2015 from 8am – 11am. In her talk, Bernice shared good bookkeeping practices to ensure that a business owner…

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Parsons to Speak at COC Hawaii Focus On

Vertaccount President, Bernice Parsons, is once again speaking at COC Hawaii’s quarterly event – FocusON. Last October 2015, she spoke about the benefits of having a Manila back office during FocusON: Back Office Outsourcing. This quarter, the topic is about Driving Profitability with Financial Analysis. Bernice will be joined by Reg Baker, a nationally recognized expert in…

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Vertaccount Celebrates 5 Year Anniversary

Last December 5, 2015, Vertaccount celebrated their 5 year anniversary with a black-and-white cocktail party at Grass Garden Resort in Plaridel, Bulacan. The event’s highlight was the screening of the entries for VA’s Top 5, a video making contest about the 5 things that makes Vertaccount special. Five teams were asked to come up with a 5-minute video…

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Vertaccount Partners With Full Suite

Vertaccount has finally conquered the Philippine market as we partner with local business advisory firm – Full Suite. Full Suite is a Philippine company that helps small businesses and entrepreneurs access top quality back office services like accounting, business registrations & renewals and HR services. Founded by Danella Yaptinchay, the firm caters to aspiring entrepreneurs and helps their businesses…

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COC Hawaii Hosts Back Office Outsourcing Forum

Back Office Outsourcing is here to stay. COC Hawaii hosted an event to help their members identify if outsourcing is for them or not. Last September 23, Bernice Parsons spoke in front of a crowd of entrepreneurs and business owners about making Back Office Outsourcing work. The event was organized by the Chamber of Commerce…

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Vertaccount Conducts LODE

Vertaccount held a two-day Leadership Organization Development Exercise (nicknamed LODE) last August 8-9, 2015. VA’s top management, which included the team managers of the organization’s extensive workforce, participated in the exercise. It was a productive session where strategic directions concerning the associates of the company were tackled. The purpose of the exercise was to develop the…

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Vertaccount Joins #MMShakeDrill

Metro Manila held #MMShakeDrill, a city-wide earthquake drill today, July 30, 2015. At exactly 10:30 AM, sirens and emergency alarm systems blared in various buildings and institutions around the Metro announcing the start of the drill. Around 6 million people from schools, religious institutions, government offices, private business establishments and residential barangays participated. Some roads…

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Bernice Speaks at the #galswithLEI Forum

In today’s Internet Age, we can re-invent the back office by being adaptable & agile and by investing in our employees so we can create a truly micro-global business. -Bernice Parsons, #galswithLEI forum July 23, 2015 Our President, Bernice Parsons was invited to share her experiences as a successful entrepreneur during the recently concluded #galswithLEI…

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A Night of Food & Film

Vertaccount Sponsors Filipino Film Festival The Honolulu Museum of Art screened 6 films by Filipino filmmakers at the recently concluded Filipino Film Festival held from April 18-28, 2015. The movies screened were Namets! (Yummy), 1st Ko si Third (Third is my 1st), Mariquina, K’Na the Dreamweaver, Manny and That Thing Called Tadhana. All were indie films…

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Getting Recognized for Business Ethics & Excellence

  Vertaccount Australia has been nominated and selected as a Regional Finalist in the upcoming NSW Business Chamber Business Awards.  Vertaccount has been nominated in two categories – Excellence in Business Ethics and Excellence in Business.    Excellence in Business Ethics recognizes outstanding businesses that achieved success by adhering to ethical standards while Excellence in…

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The Challenge of Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is all about the vision. It’s about looking at a current problem as a challenge and finding a solution to address this challenge. The journey of an entrepreneur is all about making this vision a reality – along the way surviving the odds and trials that come with it. Recently, our President and Co-Founder…

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How to Avoid Common Accounting Pitfalls

Accounting is a critical business function whether you’re a start-up with less than 5 employees or a fully-fledged, growing business with more than 20 employees. A common practice of most entrepreneurs when starting out with their own business is to wear different hats – including the bookkeeping hat. But since not everyone is skilled in,…

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Bookkeeping Problems Solved

Dave Hayes, our Head for Business Development in Australia, presents a good case for choosing Vertaccount in this introductory video. Call us today to find out more how we can help your business grow.

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