LetsOrder Mobile for Pastel Partner – Empower Your Sales Team

LET US EMPOWER YOUR SALES TEAM A mobile app that allows anywhere, anytime, realtime sales invoice & quotation generation, staying up to date on client info & sales history and the management of sales team activity User location services This feature uses location services to track the whereabouts of the consultants while on the road. Customer Dashboard The consultant will check in once they arrive at their client's destination. Once the consultant is ready to leave, they can then check out. It is as easy as that! 10 REASONS WHY YOU NEED THE LETSORDER MOBILE APP It integrates seamlessly with Sage Partner and Sage Xpress platforms Sales reps have access to complete client contact and location information All the features are easily accessible from one dashboard ...

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Cloud Convenience: Why Accounting Software Makes Your Life Easier

The broad, distant form of the Cloud is now a permanent part of modern business parlance. Tens of thousands of apps, websites and software tools now run on this technology, and Gartners has predicted that the total net value for the Cloud sector will be up 18% from 2016 when the year is out. Unsurprisingly, some of the most pertinent uses of the Cloud revolve around your finances. For such an age-old issue – cash management, bookkeeping etc. – it’s refreshing to know that solutions exist to mitigate problems and wasted time. Here are some reasons why Cloud accounting software is an investment worth taking… Automated reconciliation It’s tough to match up your dates and payments cohesively with paper bank statements. Some ...

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Electron Electronics – Debtors Manager case study

Pastel Partner & Pastel Xpress Electron is a leading UK independent distributor of electrical and electronic components. With products from over 100 manufacturers listed on their website including product data sheets, product lead times, live inventory and competitive pricing on small and large volume orders. From design to production, small quantities to volume requirements. “For any SME chasing late payers can be a drain on time and resources. Often it is the same customers every month that need reminding". Faced with this situation Pastel UK & Ireland stepped in with Pastel Debtors Manager. "On the 1st day of each we simply run an update and then email all overdue accounts. The response has been amazing. One particular customer who we always had to telephone now pays within ...

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Kingsley Beverages – a case study

http://www.kingsleybeverages.com/uk/ Over the past 10 years, Kingsley Beverages has gained a reputation as a premium soft drinks brand, with strong markets in Africa and the Middle East. In 2016, the group created its European branch, with the establishment of Kingsley Beverage Limited in the UK. As a long-standing client of Pastel South Africa, the Managing Director felt confident that Pastel UK & Ireland would be able to support the growth and development of the business in Europe. Kingsley Beverages sought one system that did everything. Following a consultation with our experienced business analysts, they decided Pastel Evolution would be the best solution to help them: Automate purchase orders from the South Africa branch Track inventories and distribution channels Manage fixed assets and depreciation ...

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Business accounting – anxiety and how to beat it

With the new tax year well under way, here is why the smart money's on the forward planners: Life as a business owner can be hectic and involve the wearing of many hats – HR expert, accountant, marketer, sales person – the list is endless.  So often the dry, intimidating areas of running a business, such as the accounting, get pushed to the bottom of the “to-do' list.   There's also that considerable delay between the end of year accounting work being done and the results being filed with HMRC and Companies House, which can lull some into a false sense of security.  This can lead to a terrifying realisation months down the line – that they are totally unprepared to pay ...

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EcoFresh Dry Cleaning & Laundry

http://ecofreshlaundry.co.uk In a drive to improve efficiency and performance across all areas of the business, EcoFresh Dry Cleaning & Laundry reviewed the systems supporting their business, including their accountancy systems. EcoFresh Dry Cleaning & Laundry sought a modern accountancy system that would save time and money for the business, while improving the security and transparency of their finances. It was decided that Sage 50 Accounts Professional would be the best solution to help them: Compile year-end reports Prepare VAT returns Automate the payroll process Reduce accountancy costs Having relied previously on spreadsheets and manual data handling, the directors needed a solution that would bring the business into the present day. However, as the move to cloud software was a significant one, support was ...

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Maldon Housing Association

http://maldonha.co.uk For over 50 years, Maldon Housing Association has enabled independent living for people over the age of 60. The local charity and alms-house association provides rental accommodation in a secure, peaceful environment, along with round-the-clock support for residents. Maldon Housing began working with Pastel UK & Ireland in May 2017, having heard about the cost-effective support available for Sage software users. The charity had used the basic Sage package for over a decade, but recognised that its needs had evolved with the growth of the organisation. Eager to increase capability without placing financial strain on the charity's budget, Maldon Housing decided to switch to Sage 50 Accounts Professional with Pastel UK & Ireland, so they could: Easily monitor project costs and fixed ...

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James Wilby Builders Merchants

Based in Horbury Bridge, West Yorkshire, James Wilby Builders Merchants have supplied materials to local tradespeople for over three decades. In that time, the business has grown significantly, as a result of the solid reputation gained throughout the region. James Wilby began working with Pastel UK & Ireland in 2003, having been searching for an accounting solution to replace their previous software. Pastel Partner was recommended by their IT provider, so they decided to trial the system. Impressed by the capabilities of the software and smooth business integration of Pastel Partner, James Wilby proceeded to make the switch. They recognised that our system offered: Suitable capacity for their needs The ability to add on modules Efficient accounts management Tailored training and ongoing ...

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Izabelle Hammon

http://izabellehammon.com Since 1998, Izabelle Hammon have been supplying salons and beauty technicians with nail gel, nail polish and accessories for gel nail systems. In addition, Izabelle Hammon sells Christian Faye eye products and more recently, the company has extended its product range to include Dr Paw Paw and Colorsmash, making various professional brands accessible for all. Izabelle Hammon began working with Pastel UK & Ireland in 2007, having heard about the company through the directors, who originate from South Africa. As the company grew, they knew they needed a more robust system to handle their growing range of requirements. Seeking a cost-effective solution for accounting and stock management, Izabelle Hammon decided to switch to Pastel Evolution, as it offered the right level of ...

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