Balancing Business and Family with Xero and Dext

For parent entrepreneurs the school holidays often evoke a mix of excitement and trepidation. While the prospect of quality family time is heartwarming, the juggling act between business responsibilities and creating cherished memories can be overwhelming. Enter the dynamic duo of Xero and Dext, two remarkable tools that can transform your child's term break by allowing you to focus on what truly matters at this time of year while still keeping your business on track.

Embracing the Magic of Moments with Xero

As a parent, your heart swells with pride at every little achievement of your child during the school holidays. Xero (incidentally sponsors of this summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup ITV coverage which you may have watched together as a family) like your unwavering support, takes care of the intricate financial details, ensuring you're not bogged down by paperwork. With its user-friendly interface, Xero lets you organise income and expenses effortlessly. This means that instead of being lost in spreadsheets, you can be present in the moment – whether it's cheering on your child's first bike ride or creating sandcastles on the beach.


Capturing Every Giggling Glimpse much like Dext

Children have a unique way of finding joy in the simplest of things. Dext, much like your watchful eye, captures even the tiniest details. This ingenious tool automates data extraction from receipts and invoices, so you can be confident that your finances are in order, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the laughter and smiles of your children. Those endless art projects and lemonade stands can be celebrated without worrying about bookkeeping chaos.


More Time for Memories

Time is the most precious gift you can give to your family. With Xero and Dext, you can gift yourself more of it. The streamlined processes and automation offered by these tools free up hours that were once dedicated to financial management. Imagine swapping late-night spreadsheet sessions for stargazing with your kids, or trading invoicing hours for impromptu days out. Xero's real-time updates and Dext's accuracy ensure that your business is running smoothly, giving you the peace of mind to be fully present during the holidays.


Cherishing Shared Experiences

As a parent entrepreneur, instilling values and sharing experiences with your children is of paramount importance. Xero's multi-user access allows you to collaborate seamlessly with your team, leaving you with more time to embark on adventures with your family. Whether it's camping trips, nature hikes, or baking sessions, you can bond over these experiences, all while knowing that your business is well taken care of.


Crafting a Legacy of Love

Children's school holidays are a chapter in your family's story that your children will carry with them forever. By leveraging Xero's insights, you can make informed decisions for your business's future, leaving a legacy that resonates with the values you hold dear. With Xero's financial forecasts and budget comparisons, you can ensure your business thrives, providing security and opportunities for your family for years to come.


At LWA we truly understand the importance of a healthy work / life balance and have made it our mission to help our business owner clients to achieve this. As a parent entrepreneur, the school holidays hold the promise of unforgettable moments with your family, and by embracing the power of Xero and Dext, you can truly seize these moments, unburdened by the complexities of business finance. Speak to our inhouse Client Digital specialist Bradley Allen-McKenna about implementing Xero and Dext for your business, as well as 1-2-1 training that we can provide to help you maximise the benefits of these tools and achieve that aspired work / life balance! You can email or call 0161 905 1805.

In the meantime, take a look at a case study from Dext on how the software has dramatically impacted our client TW Bowler: