How can Satago help me with my cash flow?

If there’s something we all hate doing, it’s chasing invoices! Let’s face it, we don’t want to have to chase people for payment, it’s awkward and not a good use of our time. Satago gives you the option to automate your invoice chasing by integrating with your email. You can set up automated reminders that have that personal touch, so … Read More

How we interpret data

We all interpret data in our own ways. For example I’m a visual person, I would much rather see a dashboard with images and graphs than a list of text. We’re all different and where one thing works for one person, it doesn’t always work for another.  Ask yourself, do you like graphs and pretty charts or black and white … Read More

Invoice basis or cash basis for VAT – what’s the difference?

When it comes to the time to register your business for VAT, whether that be because you’ve hit the threshold or that you are opting to register voluntarily, you need to decide whether it will be on an invoice or cash basis*. When we (Sage Accounts Solutions Limited) deliver training or are helping you to setup Sage, we have to … Read More

Have you heard about Pleo?

Recently I came across Pleo and I just had to share it with you! Pleo is a smart company card which integrates with Sage 50 Accounts and Sage Business Cloud Accounting. Simply load your card with cash and start spending! You can have multiple cards for your team which you can control and put spending limits on. No more surprise … Read More

OCR technology to help bookkeepers

OCR is a method of transforming data digitally. Whether it be handwritten documents, images or receipts OCR software will convert your documents so that they can be saved electronically.  OCR is now everyday life for most bookkeepers and accountants. In these modern times, most have steered away from ‘shoe box’ receipt archives. With the latest software such as AutoEntry, Dext, … Read More

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

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 2 employees who job share and there is no overlap with use of the software then you … Read More

What is the Chart of Accounts in Sage 50?

One thing that tends to be a bit of a mystery to a lot of Sage 50 users is the Chart of Accounts, so here I’m going to explain the What, Why, When & How. What is the Chart of Accounts? The Chart of Accounts (or COA) is the area of Sage where you configure how your Sage Profit & … Read More

What Sage 50 VAT tax code should I use for toll charges?

VAT can be a complex topic and what VAT codes to use in Sage 50 Accounts can be confusing. If you’re not sure what VAT tax code to use in Sage 50 for the toll charge expenses your business incurs, you’re in the right place as we train and support users of Sage 50! Here we explain exactly what VAT … 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