Great news for Sage Users: Sage acquires Futrli

Sage has now added Futrli to their growing list of acquisitions, which is great news for Sage users as it will boost functionality of the Sage software adding new features. Futrli will still be available to purchase without Sage software as it already integrates with both Xero and QuickBooks, however it will now be known as ‘Futrli by Sage’. Hannah … Read More

How to streamline your business

Running a business can be difficult. There are so many things to do, and it often feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. If you’re like me you can have lots of plates spinning at once, I sometimes wonder how they don’t all come crashing down! Wouldn’t it be great if there were a … Read More

Can I show credits as a minus figure on Sage 50 Accounts layouts?

One common mistake made when people receive credit notes is that they mistakenly think they are an invoice as the document hasn’t been reviewed correctly or there is no clear distinction or difference between the invoice or credit note layout. Sound familiar?! Did you know it’s possible to edit your invoice layouts in Sage 50 Accounts to show credits as … Read More

Help to Grow: Digital Scheme

As part of the Government’s plan to try and rescue as many small and medium sized businesses as possible from the impact of the pandemic, they have introduced the Help To Grow: Digital Scheme. By introducing this scheme they are hoping to encourage the growth of as many businesses as possible. In order to support businesses to invest in new … Read More

What schedules should I prepare for the year-end?

At your business year end it’s important to have clear and concise figures that both you and your accountant can decipher. You need to understand your financial status as does your accountant, so that you can make important business decisions. You need to be able to back up, substantiate, verify or validate all of your figures that you hand over. … Read More

Using Custom Range in the Activity window to your advantage

At Sage Accounts Solutions we know that many Sage users don’t use the software to its full potential. This is usually due to the fact that you are only familiar with the day to day tasks you need to do within Sage. You don’t necessarily have the time to invest in learning the ropes in order to use the software … Read More

What is the Pomodoro Technique?

If you receive my weekly emails you will have read about the experience I had with the Pomodoro Technique a few weeks ago. Following the responses I received I thought I would share this with a wider audience. If you’re not subscribed to my mailing list then you can subscribe here to receive weekly updates. What is the Pomodoro Technique? … Read More

What I need to know about plastic tax

If you’re a business who manufactures plastic packaging or you import plastic packaging then you need to be aware of the plastic packaging tax which is coming into place from 1st April 2022. The government has introduced this tax in their efforts to help the environment. However, biodegradable and compostable plastic will still be subject to the tax. The tax … Read More

Sage 50cloud Payroll v27.04

The latest update of Sage 50cloud payroll is available to install. The latest release is v27.04 and has improved updates for you ahead of year end. To guarantee your year end runs smoothly into the new tax year 2022-2023 install the latest version now. The latest update also includes improvements to Sage Online Bureau and improved online services messages when … Read More

Did you know that Pleo now has a free plan?

You may recall our previous blog about how excited we were to use Pleo. We’re delighted to tell you, you can now have a Pleo card for free! The free option gives you access to; Up to 5 users Cards for your team Expense reports which are automated The facility to capture your receipts digitally Accounting integrations which are simple … Read More