16 Nov 2015
November 16, 2015

Sage 50 Accounts V22 Service Pack 2

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Following the recent service disruption and downtime with Sage Drive, Sage have some important changes to Sage 50 Accounts which are now available via your software.  Please click Help > Check for Updates within your software and follow the on-line instructions. Don’t forget to close all other Sage software AND any Excel spreadsheets before starting.. read more →

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) increased on 1st October 2015.  The rate per hour you get depends on your age and if you are an apprentice, and you must be at least school leaving age to get it too. The rates have increased meaning the NMW applicable to pay reference periods starting on or after.. read more →

30 Sep 2015
September 30, 2015

Why do you need Sage Training ?

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Sage is a very popular product, and many companies buy and install Sage either having bought the software direct from Sage, or maybe your friendly accountant has helped get you started with your Sage software. More commonly though the people I meet through being a sage trainer in Northampton have learnt how to use the.. read more →

24 Sep 2015
September 24, 2015

Sage 50 Accounts 2016 – New Features

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Sage 50 Accounts 2016 is now released.  Sage have been listening to the feedback from customers and there are some exciting new features which I am really going to enjoy using.  Please contact Us for advice on if an upgrade is the best option for you too.  To see all the new features from 2014.. read more →

16 Sep 2015
September 16, 2015

New Sage 50 Accounts 2016

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Sage announced this week that the new Sage 50 Accounts is available to download from Monday 14th September 2015. The headline new areas of functionality are Bank Feed – powered by Yodlee Faster Payments – with SagePay Improved Error Correction You will receive your software either via an auto update, or if you have Sage.. read more →

28 Aug 2015
August 28, 2015

Sage 50 Payroll Update

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Sage 50 have released a mandatory update to the Payroll V21 software, to take you to version number 21.03.410. The software will not run unless you install the update, however if you do not have administrator privileges then the update may not install correctly and you could get an error message such as “Error 1325.alison.mead.. read more →

10 Jun 2015
June 10, 2015

Case Study – MD Autocare

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One of our clients, MD Autocare, have used Sage Instant accounts for a few year to do their company accounts.  They are our first clients to install the new Sage in the Cloud functionality (Sage Drive) and are the subject of this case study. Background MD Autocare are a garage and workshop based in Stoke.. read more →

Do you use Sage 50 Accounts or Instant Accounts because your accountant has recommended the package to you?  If you answer to this question is yes, do you ever look at any reports in Sage through the year to help you with important business decisions? Commonly companies use their accounts package to record invoices, receipts.. read more →

As of 1st April 2015 HMRC have changed the VAT rules concerning settlement and prompt payment discounts. It used to be that when you raised and invoice or order which included the settlement discount that the VAT on the document was reduced assuming the customer had paid within the term.  Even if they paid late.. read more →

23 May 2015
May 23, 2015

Sage Accounts 2015 Service Pack 5

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Sage have released Service pack 5 for Sage Instant Accounts 2015 and Sage 50 Accounts 2015.  This update is not being automatically suggested when you check for updates, but needs to be manually downloaded and applied. We recommend installing this update if you are having issues with Sage crashing during the backup, or if you.. read more →