I have just been called by Sage to say our current version of Sage 50 will shortly be discontinued and withdrawn from all future upgrade options.
New Zealand-based software house Greentree International this month ramped up its presence in the UK with a competition offering UK companies a chance to win a £150,000 business systems overhaul.
US developer Intuit has targeted the UK accountancy profession with a new version of QuickBooks tailored for their needs.
Edinburgh-based Cloud accounting developer FreeAgent has extended its online payment capabilities through an alliance with GoCardless.
A potential client has asked me to recommend an accounting package and implement it.
For all the buzz about Cloud accounting, the Software Satisfaction Awards 2012 confirm that Sage 50 Accounts and QuickBooks both continue to support sizeable numbers of users.
In what UK managing director claims as a symbol that Xero has truly arrived, the New Zealand-owned cloud accounting supplier is holding its first UK user conference on 27 September.
One of my clients who currently operate TAS books and payroll are considering changing the software as it would appear that TAS is migrating to SAGE. Payroll is changing next year I believe.
Software industry giants and minnows alike are celebrating this week after the shortlists for the 2012 Software Satisfaction Awards were released.
- Cloud accounting software review: Xero 37,731 31
- Does anyone know of any basic accounting software for new start up businesses 37,611 44
- Users gripe over Sage 50 Accounts 2010 upgrade 36,263 24
- An introduction to stock control systems. 33,196
- Small business accounting software resources - index 26,886 10