Do you have unreconciled Bank Transactions?

If your bank reconciliations are all tidy and tickety-boo you’ll have no unreconciled bank transactions rolling forward as queries or errors. But what if you do? In today’s blog we look at: What is an unreconciled bank transaction Why you should ensure you check if you have any When you should check for unreconciled bank transactions How to tackle tidying … Read More

What VAT Code should I use for bank charges paid?

At Sage Accounts Solutions we get so many questions about tax codes. We’ve had lots of recent questions arise in our Facebook Groups too, where like minded Sage users hang out and help each other with queries just like this. If you’re not already a member, then please join us! What code should you use for bank charges paid? It … Read More

Does my business need to use consultancy services?

Many successful businesses use consultancy services in order to improve their outlook, refresh their knowledge and implement new strategies in order to become more efficient and improve their services or systems. It’s easy to get into a routine and continue to follow the same processes and procedures which are already in place. Maybe it’s the way you have been taught … Read More

Doing the accounts is a lonely place

Being part of a team and amongst the hustle and bustle of an office feels like a distant memory for most us in this pandemic landscape. We have all adapted to working at home and in isolation. This isn’t new for virtual bookkeepers. Yes some may have popped into a clients office and based themselves there for a couple of … Read More

Sage 50cloud Payroll Bureau v27.1 is now available

Sage have announced the release of Sage 50cloud Payroll Bureau v27.1 and it’s now ready for you to download and install. Later this week it will become mandatory to complete the update and you will not be able to access your software until you have installed this latest 27.1 update. We advise on updating your software as soon as possible. … Read More

Don’t ignore the elephant in the room

Do you often ignore the elephant in the room? Pushing complex tasks to the bottom of the pile hoping that they will go away? It’s easy to push tasks like this aside. If you find yourself doing this on a regular basis then it might be worth establishing the reasons behind putting more difficult tasks to one side. Is it … Read More

What’s new in the Sage 50cloud Accounts and Sage 50 Accounts v27.1 release?

Following the release of the latest version of Sage 50cloud Accounts and Sage 50 Accounts, v27.1, we thought we would put some facts together for you about what’s new. What’s new in Sage 50 Cloud Accounts? The new upgrade gives you assistance to ensure that you are Brexit compliant, with the introduction of new tax codes. Download our latest Post-Brexit … Read More

Is Sage Essentials being discontinued?

As some of you may know, Sage has discontinued Sage 50 Essentials and no longer sell it to new users. However, if you have Sage 50 Essentials and you’re still using it, what does this mean for you? We had an email last week from a client who runs a small business, and that has a Sage 50 Essentials subscription, … Read More

The History of a Trial Balance

A trial balance is probably much older than you would expect, in fact it dates back to 1458! It’s fascinating that we are still using this process over 500 years on. It was originally believed that Fra Luca Bartolomeo de Pacioli also known as Luca di Borgo after his place of birth, Borgo Sansepolcro, Tuscany, was the first to describe a trial balance … Read More