17 Jun 2014
June 17, 2014

Sage Accounts – End of Life

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Sage have confirmed that from 30 April 2015 they will no longer support customers using Sage 50 2011 (Veriosn 17) . and Sage Instant 2011 This does not mean that you can’t continue to use this software, but it does mean that you will no longer be able to have Sage Cover, and you may not.. read more →

17 Jun 2014
June 17, 2014

Experimenting with Sage 50

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If you use Sage 50, and have used it for a while, you probably have used it the same way for years.  Even if you have upgraded through to the latest version, currently Sage 50 2014 (Version 20) there are probably lots of buttons which you don’t even notice, or things that you would like.. read more →

27 May 2014
May 27, 2014

Customising your view in Sage

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Are there columns in Sage which you always tab over and skip when you are entering data in your Sage 50 or Instant Accounts package?  Fields like extra reference, department code and project are not used by many companies and yet they appear on many of the data entry screens. Then I have an excellent.. read more →

09 May 2014
May 9, 2014

Sage Training

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My main business, and the one I enjoy the most, has always been helping people to get the most out of their Sage Accounts and Payroll software through my one-to-one bespoke Sage training. I find it very rewarding to pass on my years of knowledge on how to be a great bookkeeper, and how to.. read more →

I was recently approached by GoCardless, to offer advice on their development of an interface for their Direct Debit service with Sage 50. I was really pleased that they had the foresight to consult with Sage users and trainers as they did the development, and they listened to our comments and acted on the advice.. read more →

There is nothing quite like that sinking feeling you get when you run a Sage Data check and find there are Errors in your Sage Data.  We go months with no one having any problems at all – then have some months where we get several enquiries close together.  Sage errors can happen at any.. read more →

This is another post to highlight Sage Add-On products which have proved particularly popular with Silicon Bullet’s clients.  To see the other useful add ons available then take a look at the add on category on our website. Have you ever been in the situation where you have mis-typed a product code, or a sales.. read more →

This is the third in my series of blog posts highlighting add-on products which tackle regularly requested extra functionality to improve your Sage 50 experience. To see the other useful add ons available then take a look at the add on category on our website. Do you ever have the problem when you run an age.. read more →

The current version of Sage 50 Accounts is version 20 or 2014 as it is otherwise known With this version Sage are focusing on making it much smoother and easier to process your VAT, as this is something which stresses out many small business owners. To see all the new features from 2014 to 2017 then.. read more →

10 Mar 2014
March 10, 2014

Sage Backups and Dropbox

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I quite often need to send and receive Sage backup files as part of my job.  I used to be able to easily send them via email but as Sage gets more sophisticated the backup files have got bigger and not all email systems can manage them.  Or as happened today the recipients anti spam.. read more →