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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

A link between Sales Orders and Purchase Orders seems like simple functionality, but is something which just isn’t possible with Sage 50 Professional. Many companies don’t keep stock of the items they sell in order to keep costs down, but take orders but then have goods shipped direct to the customer from their supplier.  I.. read more →

Following on from my good housekeeping posts for Sage 50 and Sage Instant Accounts, when you have used Sage for a few years, running reports and doing the data check and backups can start to slow down, just due to the sheer size of your Sage dataset.  It is well worth doing a Spring Clean.. read more →

31 Aug 2012
August 31, 2012

Sage 50 Accounts 2013 – Update 1

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The first Update for Sage 50 Accounts 2013 has been released.  You need to install this update if your version number is 19.0.11.261 or 19.0.11.260.  To find out what version your software is then go to Help -> About where your version number is displayed in the Program Details section. If you are prompted by.. read more →

I have had the same enquiry twice this week from customers.  Something has happened on their computer which has meant they had to exit Sage using Task Manager rather than closing the program fully, then on trying to log back in, they have had a ‘User name already in use’ message which threatens data problems… read more →