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By admin on February 27, 2012
So, how can businesses make sure they’re getting all the benefits of a well-connected workforce while minimising the risks of a social media
By admin on February 23, 2012
It’s now less than two months until the end of this tax year and so it’s really time to get your businesses finances into shape! As the 5 April fast approaches, it’s important that you are fully aware of the new Business Record Checks from the HMRC and also how to minimise your tax liabilities
By admin on February 22, 2012
In the last couple of weeks we’ve been working closely with HMRC around Payroll Real Time Information and in particular how important payroll providers are in helping communicate what employers should be doing to prepare for this legislative reform.
By admin on February 20, 2012
The Government has recently announced its £1 billion plan to get young people into the workplace. But are job subsidies and cash bonuses enough of an incentive for small businesses to take on unskilled labour? We investigate this in the latest Solutions magazine for our SageCover members – here’s a taster of what we found out…
By admin on February 16, 2012
Providing a great customer experience is challenging but it is worth it because it does give you a strong competitive advantage. So consider how you currently treat your customers and if you have not spoken to them recently or to the support staff providing the service talk to them today – “tomorrow might be too late.”
By admin on February 14, 2012
In June 2006 I wrote a paper entitled “Marketing Workflow” which discussed how full graphical control of processes could be added into Sage CRM. This was the first Sage CRM online article I wrote and the same day someone added a comment to the bottom of the article.
By admin on February 8, 2012
As the number of unemployed continues to rise, the economic downturn has created a surge in self employment and business start ups across Britain. Well, if you can’t get hired – why not simply hire yourself? It would seem that the doom and gloom that dominates the UK business press is not enough to put [...]
By admin on February 6, 2012
QR codes are a way of ‘hardlinking’ or ‘object linking’ – they let you move your customers from the physical world to the online world, simply by scanning a QR code with a smartphone.
By admin on February 2, 2012
Over the last few months I’ve had the opportunity to talk to a number of Accountants about the changes to Real Time Information for payroll (RTI) and what it means to them.
By admin on February 1, 2012
I’m not a big fan of discreetly planting marketing messages in social media so I’ll start with the main reason for this post which is our business app Sage 50 Accounts Mobile. The mobile service was originally launched the service in August 2011 and is compatible with our latest version of our accounts software, Sage 50 Accounts 2012.