Sage 50c Accounts v24.1 is scheduled for release on Monday 11th December 2017. If you are on a Sage Subscription sage will be offering you this upgrade through the automatic updates over the next few weeks.  Sage will be monitoring the installations and customer’s experience over this time. This update makes some improvements to the.. read more →

27 Nov 2017
November 27, 2017

Sage 50 Accounts 2018 – New Features

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Sage 50 Accounts Version 24 (or 2018) was released in September 2017, but many people who pay for Sage’s subscription services won’t have upgraded to the latest version yet.  To help you decide if it is worth it for you to upgrade your system, then here is a brief overview of the new features.  Make.. read more →

01 Nov 2017
November 1, 2017

Sage 50 and GoCardless Integration

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In the past, direct debits used to be something only larger companies could use, and something you associate with paying utility bills or insurance.  They just cost small businesses too much to set up as only the big banks had the technology to generate the Direct Debit Mandates. GoCardless have a system which allows small.. read more →

Does deleting transactions in Sage WIND YOU UP ? Traditionally in Sage if you wanted to correct any errors you needed to be the only one logged in to the system. So when you accidentally post a transaction in Sage to the wrong bank account or choose the wrong supplier or customer account on a.. read more →

Updated Rates Under the Pensions Act 2008, the minimum amounts paid into automatic enrolment pension schemes are increasing for employers and their staff. The increases occur in two phases – the first increase needs to be made by 6 April 2018 and the second needs to be in place for 6 April 2019. Every time.. read more →

In July 2017 we had reports from some customers that when they tried to print an invoice or statement, Sage 50 just shut down (with no error message), or they got an error message ‘SBDDesktop.exe has stopped working’.  This was caused by a Microsoft security update which clashed with Sage and caused the problem.  We would.. read more →

When you use Sage 50 Accounts and exit the software you are always asked “Would you like to check your data before you back up?  Do you always say yet to this?  If you don’t then you really should. If you want to find out more information about what to do if you have data.. read more →

06 Oct 2016
October 6, 2016

Sage 50 New Features

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If you are still using a copy of Sage 50 from a few years ago and have not been encouraged to upgrade to a later version then you may not be aware of the improvements that have been made to Sage 50 over the last few years.  I have been blogging about the new features.. read more →

28 Sep 2016
September 28, 2016

Sage 50 2017 New Features

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Sage 50 Accounts 2017, or Version 23, is now available to download.  For those of you on subscriptions with Sage you can now download the update to install on your machine.  If you were previously a Sage Instant Accounts customer you would normally have had to wait for about 6 months to get any of.. read more →

Have you tried to open Sage, but the splash screen comes up but then it won’t start up or open?  This can be due to a number of reasons but if it has happened in the last week or so then read on. Sage Support have been inundated with support calls, as a recent Windows.. read more →