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 →

25 Jul 2016
July 25, 2016

Sage 50 Accounts Version 23

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It’s almost that time of year when Sage release their latest update to their Sage 50 Accounts software.  It’s always scheduled for around September each year, to correspond with the end of their financial year end. **UPDATE** Now the software has been released and Alison has passed her accreditation exam – read our review of the.. read more →

Sage are now encouraging customers to subscribe to their software rather than buy the software in the old fashioned way of purchasing a DVD.  With the new subscription service you either pay an annual fee via direct debit, often with a significant discount, or you can pay monthly. The issue several of our customers have.. read more →

25 Feb 2016
February 25, 2016

The Dreaded New Dividend Tax!

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Today’s Guest Post is by Lathem Elwin of Holmes Accountancy Limited.  I subscribe to the Holmes Accountancy Friday Tax Tip, and after their tip about the new dividend tax last week I asked if they’d be willing to write a guest post for me with more detail, and that is what Lathern has done. read more →

15 Feb 2016
February 15, 2016

Tax codes to use from 6 April 2016

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It’s getting to that time of year again, where we reach the end of another tax year and the start of another.  HMRC have just issued their advice document P9X_2016 informing us of the tax codes to use next year. Personal Allowance For 2016 to 2017 the basic Personal Allowance will be £11000 and the.. read more →

04 Feb 2016
February 4, 2016

Sage 50 Accounts Essentials

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As of 2nd February 2016 Sage Instant Accounts has had a revamp and name change, and is now Sage 50 Accounts Essentials. I am being asked by many clients if they need to upgrade to the new software, and my answer is if you are happy with what you are using then not necessarily, but.. read more →

03 Feb 2016
February 3, 2016

How to set up Sage 50 Bank Feeds

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Sage have introduced Bank Feeds to Sage 50, with the feed data being provided by a third party, Yodlee Inc.  This is the same company who provide bank feeds for Xero.   To learn more about bank feeds then take a look at the Sage help page about Using the bank and online banking. Setting Up Bank.. read more →

If you use Sage Instant Accounts Version 2013 or below  you may be contacted by the Sage Direct Sales team in the next few weeks, and told that as of 1st February 2016 Sage will not be investing in Instant Accounts any more.  They are planning to migrate customers over to Sage 50 Accounts Essentials… read more →