Managing Pensions with Sage Business Cloud Payroll

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Sage Business Cloud Payroll is a comprehensive solution designed to handle various payroll functions, including managing pensions. Understanding the nuances of pension staging dates and how to handle director-only payrolls can streamline your payroll process and ensure compliance with legal requirements. This blog will explore the essential aspects of managing pensions in Sage Business Cloud Payroll, including how to handle … Read More

2-Factor Authentication To Be Added To All Sage Accounts Software

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From May 2024 Sage (UK) Limited are introducing 2-factor authentication (2FA) as an extra layer of security to all Sage accounts. This will be rolled out to all products from May 2024 until November 2024. What is 2-factor authentication? Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a security measure that requires two distinct forms of identification to access an account. For your Sage … Read More

AutoEntry by Sage Mobile App

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We’re thrilled to announce that the AutoEntry by Sage mobile app now supports the upload of multiple images directly from your phone gallery, with a maximum of 15 images per upload. You can also capture photos using your phone camera, making it easier than ever to upload your documents in bulk. This enhancement is designed to save you valuable time, … Read More

Sage 50 Accounts v30 is here!

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There is a phased rollout of Sage 50 Accounts version 30. This will be a 64-bit version of Sage 50 Accounts. Transitioning to a 64-bit application will be straightforward for most users. When you install v30, you will be offered the 64-bit version by default. If you still need to use a 32-bit version, there will be one available. What … Read More

QuickBooks Desktop shutdown looms as accountants ponder alternatives

Intuit has announced that it will discontinue QuickBooks Desktop for UK customers and that full support would only be available until 30th June 2023. This will have a big impact on thousands of UK customers who currently use QuickBooks Desktop. The feeling among users is that they are being forced into using a cloud-based version. Although cloud-based platforms are constantly … Read More

New Changes the to VAT online account from Monday 15th May 2023

From Monday 15th May 2023 there are new changes to the VAT online account, and you will no longer be able to use your existing VAT online account to file your annual VAT returns. All VAT-registered businesses must by law, now use Making Tax Digital (MTD) compatible software to keep their records and file VAT returns. What do you need … Read More

Why should I keep my Sage 50 Accounts software up to date?

Keeping your Sage 50 Accounts software up to date and making sure you install any available updates is essential for the smooth operation of your business. If you are not on the latest version, here are a few reasons why you should be: If you’re not on the latest update for your version find out how to install the latest … Read More

What should I do if I get the message “Warning – Data Corruption?”

Occasionally Sage 50cloud Accounts data can become corrupted. There are many reasons this can occur. “Best Practice” is to run the Check Data option regularly and make sure any issues are resolved as soon as they are identified. How do I run Check Data? To run Check Data when I’m not performing a backup: What should I do if I … Read More

Do you really need to add more users to your Sage 50 Accounts Software?

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Adding additional users to your Sage 50 software can be an unnecessary expense. Not many people realise that you only need to add more users if the people using the software are accessing it at the same time. For example, if you have two employees who job share and there is no overlap with use of the software, then you … Read More