Advanced Business Solutions announces inaugural customer awards

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Advanced encourages customers to go for gold in the Halo Awards 2012

The Commercial Division of Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced), a market leading business applications and services provider, is encouraging customers to go for gold in its first awards scheme, the Halo Awards 2012. The winners will be announced at a ceremony at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel on 18 September 2012.  

The Halo Awards are open to Advanced’s customers, which include users of its OpenAccounts finance system, human capital management solutions and associated products and services.

Customers have the choice of entering five categories which recognise gold standard team achievements in the workplace and beyond. The categories include: Finance/HR/Payroll Team of the Year, Most Innovative Use of Software, Advanced Green Award and Greatest Savings through Software. The final category is Outstanding Contribution to Charity Award, with the winning business being given £1,000 for their chosen charity.

Award entrants will be judged on a range of criteria including how Advanced’s solutions have improved operating costs and enhanced productivity and how the team has impacted the business’ overall performance.

Simon Fowler, Managing Director of Advanced Business Solutions (Commercial Division) says, “The Halo Awards are all about honouring and recognising the achievements of our customers. In keeping with the Olympics, we want to encourage our customers to engage in some healthy competition and to strive to achieve the gold standard."

Businesses are invited to apply for the Halo Awards 2012 via the Advanced Connect customer portal: The deadline for all entries is 31 July 2012.
Advanced’s Halo Awards 2012 and the ceremony are being sponsored by Progress Software.


Notes to Editors

About Advanced Business Solutions

Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced) provides leading integrated business applications and services that enable public, private and third sector organisations to retain control, improve visibility and gain efficiencies whilst continually improving corporate performance. Advanced prides itself on getting close to its customers by understanding their businesses and responding to their evolving needs.

Advanced’s software systems comprise core accounting/financial management, procurement, human resource and payroll systems, integrated with a range of collaborative, document management and business intelligence solutions to extend the value and effectiveness of the finance, human resource and payroll departments. These can be delivered as a managed or bureau service.

Customers are from both the public and private sectors and include Companies House, Newcastle City Council, WH Smith, Royal Bank of Scotland, Aer Lingus, National Express Group, DFS, RSPB and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust.

Advanced Business Solutions is a division of Advanced Computer Software Group plc, a leading supplier of software and IT services to the health, care and business services sectors. 


Liz Ebbrell and Angela Mycock, Advanced Computer Software Group
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