How To Stop Intuit From Hiring Your Staff

Nipping at the heels of Christmas, we've got a proverbial sleigh full of news, from partnerships, raises, and updates, to discussions about SMB payments, the speed of ACH, and a review! We'll also break down the story of the attack on Kronos that is causing payment delays for its staff, and take a look at Intuit's (maybe not so new) approach to poaching employees straight out of their current firms. We've got a plethora of app updates, as well as a look at what FloQast intends to do with its new studio. Sing a Yuletide carol, hang a stocking, then grab a Christmas cookie or five, and have a listen!

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Show Notes

01:18 – David’s early Christmas present  - interns! 

04:03 – Blake’s early Christmas present – Earmark is almost live! 

04:55 – Some Kronos Customers Face Payroll, Scheduling Disruptions From Hack – CFO
 
Cyberattack on Payroll Provider Sets Off Scramble Ahead of Holidays
 
06:04 – Kronos Warns Cyberattack May Knock HR Software Offline for Weeks
 
06:23 – Communications sent to impacted Kronos Private Cloud (KPC) customers beginning December, 13 at 12:45AM ET
 
More Kronos reading: 
 
Payroll Service Kronos Offline After Ransomware Attack
 
Kronos Security
 
Jonathan Feldman Tweet
 
12:27 – Update on Hubdoc fetch
 
16:08 – H&R Block is suing Block, formerly Square, over its new name
 
H&R Block sues Square to drop the name 'Block' | PaymentsSource | Accounting Today
 
22:07 – Just 30% of SMBs Have Taken Steps to Automate AP | PYMNTS.com
 
22:53 – Even Same-Day ACH Too Slow for Consumers as Instant Payouts Rewrite the Rules
 
23:33 – Jan Roberg Tweet
 
Intuit is going after your staff for TurboTax Live
 
27:37 – Intuit’s culture of positivity and inclusion enables tax and bookkeeping experts to help consumers and small businesses in navigating stressful financial decisions
 
30:09 – No time off policy             
 
33:08 – FloQast opens entertainment studio, teases upcoming accountant comedy series | Accounting Today       
 
38:27 – At tech company Expensify, workers vote on each other's pay raises
 
44:50 – DiviPay Gets $20M in Series A Round
 
45:48 – OakNorth deepens support for SMEs with its first acquisition – and says there will be more
 
46:21 – Affirm spinout Resolve raises $25M in Insight Partners-led round to grow B2B buy now, pay later offering
 
46:51 – Built Technologies Debuts Built Pay Digital Payment Solution
  
47:22 – Software start-up Airtable hits $11 billion valuation in latest funding, adds Salesforce, Michael Dell as investors

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