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How to perform a ‘Year End’ process in Sage 50 Accounts

When it comes to the financial year end, all registered businesses must officially close their current year, generate final reports, and open a new financial year. Although the end of the financial year falls differently for each company, most businesses will follow the same process. If you are performing your Year End processes in  Sage 50cloud Accounts software we have listed the steps you’ll need to follow below. The term ‘Year End’ in accounting refers to the closure of a...

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CRM Shopping Habits in 2021

We asked 100 business owners, CEOs & Business managers how they use and buy CRM software. Our survey covered every aspect of CRM software use; including how often it’s used, which features are important, and points to consider before making a software purchase. The results confirmed what many business owners already know – CRM software is an integral part running a business, used to track and nurture customer relationships.  In fact, nearly half of business owners use a CRM system...

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Making Tax Digital is extended to all VAT registered businesses

Following the successful introduction of Making Tax Digital in April 2019, the requirements will extend to cover smaller VAT-registered businesses in April 2022. These changes will apply to approximately 1.1 million businesses with a taxable turnover below the current VAT threshold. These businesses are not currently required to use MTD for their VAT reporting and record keeping obligations. Around a quarter of VAT registered businesses below the threshold have voluntarily chosen to join MTD already, proof that managing tax digitally...

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Act CRM – Everything you need to know

What is CRM Software? Customer Relationship Management or CRM, is the process of tracking and optimising interactions with your customers. This includes past customers, future leads, and anybody that is valuable to your business. CRM software makes it easy to record your interactions with customers and to store important data such as contact details, email history, and the products or services each customer is interested in. All of this data is organised and stored in easy-to-access databases. Storing your data in...

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Sage Training Checklist

Your Sage Training Checklist

If you’ve decided to invest in Sage Accounts software training you’re already aware of the benefits it will bring to your business. But, do you know how to properly prepare for your training course? Below is a handy checklist to help you get ready for your session, as well as some tips on what to look out for from a training provider. Your Sage software training checklist Before you begin your Sage training, it’s important to define your objectives to maximise...

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Sage releases 50cloud Accounts Version 27.2

From 5th July 2021, Sage 50cloud Accounts subscribers will be able to get their hands on version 27.2. The latest iteration of the accounting software for SME’s is all geared up to deal with Brexit changes and the EU VAT e-commerce package enhancements. If you’re late to the party and haven’t upgraded to 50cloud Accounts v27 yet, you’ll be pleasantly surprised with the extra functionality that version 27 brings. For example, the new and most requested ‘custom alerts’ feature as...

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6 ways you’re using email marketing without realising it

Since it started to gain popularity with marketers in 1990, email marketing has established itself as the most effective form of marketing with the best return on investment. It has been used for decades to convince new customers to buy, to convince existing customers to buy again, and to grow businesses of all shapes and sizes. What is email marketing? Email marketing isn’t just those spam emails you delete from your inbox every morning, or the notification you get telling you...

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CRM Software in 2021 – 8 key statistics

From boosting conversion rates to creating lifelong customers - a CRM system is a valuable tool for businesses in 2021. What is a CRM tool? CRM stands for customer relationship management, and a CRM tool helps you do just that. Manage your customer relationships. A CRM system organises your interactions with contacts all in one place, as well as streamlining your marketing and sales processes. CRM software gives you the tools to organise and analyse your customer interactions. Some CRMs like...

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Christmas opening hours

Christmas Opening Hours 2020

During the festive period our office is closed from 1pm on 24th December and will reopen on Monday 4th January at 9am. Any queries received whilst we are closed will be picked up upon our return. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of our customers for their business during 2020. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year!

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