Client Login

- Individual Clients
- Business Clients
- Client Employee

Forgot Your Password? Please try logging in with the last password you remember first. (If that fails, you'll be able to reset your password on the next page.)

QuickBooks Online

BOSS™ Accounts Payable Documents Login

Video Meeting

Join a scheduled video meeting with our staff.
Join Meeting
Send Request

Helping you reclaim your time,

so you can be the master of your life

Hosting an employee holiday party that is festive, frugal and free of stress

December 2, 2019

Hosting a holiday party for your staff is one of the best ways to show them you care—while also creating some meaningful, team-driven memories. Follow our tips below for hosting a memorable soiree that doesn’t push your stress or your budget past your limit.

  • Make a list—Organization is a natural stress deterrent, so live by a list this holiday party season. Keeping a list will help you plan, stay on budget and identify where you can delegate work.

  • Include your staff—Simply ask employees if they would like to be part of the planning process. This can promote a stronger feeling of being part of the team…while also providing some stress-reducing support. Those who love to plan parties will likely step forward.

  • Stock up ahead of time—Start stocking up on needed items months ahead of time to take advantage of sales. Also consider purchasing several staple items in bulk, like plates, napkins, cups, nuts, chips and other non-perishables. By the time the party rolls around, you’ll be surprised at how many things you can have checked off your list and how much you’ve saved by not waiting until the last minute.

  • Deck the halls—Don’t forget the festive part of throwing a holiday party. Decorations and music are key. Stocking up on decorations ahead of time can save you money. You can also use items you have at home. Consider simple but elegant table center pieces made from colorful ornaments stacked in a glass bowl. It’s also likely that you have a few crafty and creative employees who can help with innovative (and budget-friendly) decorations.

    And don’t forget the music! Simply pipe in a holiday station over a free service like Spotify or Pandora. If someone has an ad-free music subscription, ask them if they would be willing to log in and play music from their account. Selecting instrumental holiday playlists will add to the festive feeling without distracting lyrics that can detract from conversations.
  • Create a feeling of comfort—If a formally catered meal is not in your budget, opt for a more casual buffet stocked with holiday comfort foods. Purchasing food for a buffet is often cheaper than catering a formal meal. You can also float out the idea of a potluck, so everyone can contribute and show off their favorite dishes.

The holidays should be fun and relaxing. Follow our tips to host a memorable holiday party for your staff, while staying on budget and keeping it fun and festive.

Back to List

BOSS is the answer to your back office headaches. Our cloud-based solution enables you to hand complex accounting tasks over to us. We work the numbers while providing you 24/7 access to your data—and all at a fixed, affordable monthly fee.

read more

Our Specialties

  • Professional Service Providers

    We are committed to helping professional service providers build successful enterprises. Our skilled team of financial experts have years of experience in providing accounting...

    read more
  • Government

    Beyond core accounting work, our firm offers extended value as an accounting service provider for government entities. We truly understand the challenges...

    read more
  • Not-for-Profits

    We differentiate ourselves from other firms because we truly understand your needs and how you operate—including day-to-day bookkeeping routines, fund accounting, and the need for orderly and accurate data on-demand....

    read more
  • Small & Medium Sized Businesses

    With our decades of experience, we understand the accounting needs of small and medium-sized businesses. From tax and payroll all the way to audit, we can help achieve your goals...

    read more

Latest from Our Blog

Help us. Help others.

Tell us about your experience with our firm.

Review Us