Finding efficiencies to save time, money – and small business heartbreak

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From being launched from the side of a pool at a friend’s wedding in Italy back in 2018, and with orders being posted from their garage, A Box of Stories found themselves with over 12,000 active customers and more than 2,500 signed up to a regular subscription.

Naturally, this growth has meant more financial admin to process – in fact, the amount was becoming overwhelming. As sales volumes continued to increase, so did the amount of time the business was spending on logging the invoices. Some were getting missed and, as a result, so was the amount of VAT that could be claimed back. For founder Aasha Chauhan, losing that precious time and money was heartbreaking. Here’s how Dext Prepare helped turn their approach to admin around.