Home working – considerations for your business, your customers and your employees

In the event that home working becomes necessary, here are some helpful pointers so you are ready – some need preparing now, or you may have questions that need answering, so please read carefully and contact Support if you have any queries. Tools to be used: Clocking software Web app for accessing email Cloud productivity apps – CRM, HelpDesk, Messaging etc Shared file space in the cloud – for shared files normally accessed at the office VOIP phone – either via a handset or a soft client PC or laptop from home PC at the office Sync account on your browser(s)   Daily routine   Clocking As part of your duty of care to your employees, you need to know where they are and that ...

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Improving digital skills in small businesses could add £15BN to UK economy

Improving digital skills and ability to use digital tools could add £9.9 billion, or 0.5% of total UK GDP. Improving digital infrastructure in the same way could add £5.4 billion, or 0.3% of UK GDP. According to the Government’s Industrial Strategy Council, regional differences in UK productivity are at their highest level in over a century, with digital one of the key contributing factors. As a result, there is a growing awareness of the need to heal the digital divide. And with 58% of businesses failing in the first five years, embracing digital could be a significant factor for growth and resilience. The report – developed by Oxford Economics, one of the world’s foremost independent global advisory firms – explores the potential ...

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Pastel Partner v19.2.3 released with Pervasive v13 upgrade – available February 2020

Pastel Partner V19.2.3 has been released and now comes ready to run with Pervasive V13, the latest version supported by Pastel Partner. The previous default Pervasive database version was v10, which has now been withdrawn. Importantly, this release provides for the Pervasive upgrade to be obtained at no additional cost for Workgroup users. A number of defects notified by users have also been fixed and these can be viewed here Pastel Partner Accounting V19 2 3 - History of Changes Lastly, with the demise of Windows 7 users will need Pervasive v13 to ensure support for Windows 10. Contact us on 0161 413 5040 to discuss this upgrade and to arrange your install with one of our consultants.

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Sage 200 Evolution – Branch Accounting – Module break down

This extrememly useful module for Sage 200 Evolution has proven to be an amazing productivity aid for businesses that have implemented it in their business, so we felt it worthwhile bringing to your attention in this newsletter. Organisations which have legal entities in multiple locations may encounter difficulties in optimising operational efficiencies and control within their various branches. Branch Accounting simplifies and streamlines business processes and transactions between all of these entities. Branch Accounting enables bi-directional synchronisation and consolidation of data. Information can now be shared, consolidated and saved on both the centralised system at the head office as well as at branch level. For example, all financial, inventory and pricing data is always up-to-date and consistent across branches. Product prices can ...

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