Minimum pension contributions to increase in April 2019

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Minimum pension contributions rates increase again in April Minimum contributions that are set by the government for auto-enrolment will increase again in April 2019. It will be the law. The increase will take the total minimum amount to 8% (at least 3% from you as the employer). This is assuming you’re calculating minimum pension contributions on qualifying earnings. If you … Read More

Campaign warning about pension scams

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Don’t let scammers enjoy yours or your employees’ retirement The Pensions Regulator has joined together with the Financial Conduct Authority to launch the ScamSmart campaign in order to warn savers about pension scams. As an employer you pay in to your employees’ pension, with contributions rising again next April. Don’t let yours and your employees’ money go to waste at … Read More

New employee payslip legislation in April

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New employee payslip legislation for April 2019 New legislation is being introduced in April 2019 changing the requirements of employee payslips. The changes require all workers which include permanent, casual and zero hours employees to be provided with fully itemised payslips. These itemised payslips follow recommendations made by the Taylor Review of modern employment practices, which called for employers to … Read More

Making tax digital – Your journey

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Making Tax Digital Making tax digital is HMRC’s way to digitise tax. Therefore, from April 2019 businesses with a turnover above £85k must submit VAT returns through the HMRC gateway. Businesses would do this using commercial accounting software like Sage. 89% of UK business will consequently change the way that they process their tax. If you’re going to be impacted … Read More

Sage 50cloud Accounts Software Range

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Sage 50cloud accounts – The new name for the Sage accounts range Sage 50Cloud accounts is the NEW name for the Sage 50 Accounts range. To make life easier for you we have listed below the up to date names for the Sage 50 desktop accounts software which now has the added benefit of adding integration with Office 365, Sage … Read More

Sage accounts crash when exporting on Outlook

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Many of our customers have contacted us over the last month regarding issues resulting in a Sage accounts crash when exporting reports to Outlook, using Office 365. When they were attempting to export a report (for example invoices) they were receiving messages such as ‘SBDDesktop.exe has stopped working’ or Sage was just closing when emailing reports and layouts. This caused … Read More

Simple Stress Management Tips

Is your inbox already full, the phone always ringing and you feel like you are adding two more things to your ‘to do’ list for every one you cross off…? Why not start 2017 as you mean to carry on and try these simple stress management tips.

Sage Pay

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Sage Pay Payment Solutions to fit your business: Invoice | Face to Face | Online | Phone Sage Pay allows you to accept payments in a variety of ways and with no hidden charges.

Sage Payments

Pay your suppliers and employees directly from your Sage software with Sage Payments. Sage Payments integrates seamlessly with Sage 50 Accounts, Sage 50 Essentials, Sage 200 and Sage 50 Payroll.

FREE Sage One Mobile App

Free Sage One Mobile App is a cloud based system that allows you to keep tabs on your business finances on-the-go… raise invoices, record customer receipts, even take card payments. There’s no need to be in an office or even be a bookkeeping expert, as Sage One is really simple to use.