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Sage Group Plc

With over 30 years' experience, and a strong emphasis on software development and support, Sage focuses on supporting accountants in practice and their clients, by providing a wide range of products and services that help in the day-to-day running of a successful business.


Today, we have over 250 people dedicated to delivering software specifically for use in practice, including accounts production, taxation and practice management software. We also provide software and solutions for accountants who work in industry.


Through a combination of our people, products and services, Sage can help you with the day-to-day practicalities of running your practice - whether that is ensuring compliance with tax, statutory accounting or industry-specific legislation, or keeping up with the changing technology landscape. In addition to software for use in practice, Sage also develops a wide range of software that you can recommend to your clients to enhance their business. With one in three UK VAT-registered businesses using Sage software there's a good chance some of your clients are already using our accounts, payroll or HR software.


By switching to Sage, you could further increase your practice efficiency and reduce your costs, by having a seamless link between your clients' business systems and your practice.


 

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Preparing your practice for FRS 102 – key questions

Early preparation for the FRS 102 regime involves the financial reporting technical requirements, plus the time and cost impact on a firm’s resources and the risk involved in preparing clients for their conversion. This article highlights key questions to consider in preparation for the new FRSs.

Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 10 February 2015 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

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Preparing your practice for FRS 102

FRS 102 is being referred to as the most significant change in financial reporting for a generation. This whitepaper considers some of the main issues that practitioners need to consider in preparing for this significant change in financial reporting.

Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 09 February 2015 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

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Key Changes to UK GAAP

This article outlines some of the more notable differences between UK GAAP and FRS 102. FRS 102 requires more financial instruments to be recognised on the balance sheet and the treatment of fair value fluctuations for investment property are also accounted for differently under FRS 102.

Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 06 February 2015 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

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Is content marketing for you?

Content marketing is very much the buzz word in the industry at the moment, but how relevant is it to accountants? This article highlights the value of content marketing and how it can be utilised to capture data and win new business.

Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 21 November 2014 | Business Area: Marketing Your Practice

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Auto Enrolment: Have you heard the word?

What will your payroll service look like with auto enrolment? Designed for SMEs, this article focuses on how your business can ensure a smooth transition to auto enrolment by communicating effectively with your clients and adapting existing software.

Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 11 November 2014 | Business Area: Corporate Pensions

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Auto Enrolment Surgery ft. The Pensions Regulator | Sage Accountants’ Network Q&A with The Pensions Regulator

In the final webcast in the series, the panel discuss a range of scenario-based questions, submitted by Sage Accountants’ Network members. It’s a chance to hear detailed answers to real-world situations that could affect you and your clients.

Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 06 November 2014 | Business Area: Corporate Pensions

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Auto Enrolment Surgery ft. The Pensions Regulator | Pension Scheme Selection and the 'Capacity crunch'

The second webcast helps accountants to understand their position when discussing Pension Scheme selection with clients. The Pensions Regulator also discuss ‘capacity crunch’, the situations that micro businesses will face as they approach their staging date, and the importance of planning ahead... view abstract

Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 05 November 2014 | Business Area: Corporate Pensions

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Auto Enrolment Surgery ft. The Pensions Regulator | Auto Enrolment: The Role of the Accountant

The first in our series of webcasts focuses on the accountants’ role within Auto Enrolment and how the vast majority of clients are likely to seek their help. The panel also offer their thoughts on responses to Auto Enrolment so far, and the learnings of employers who have staged compliantly.

Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 03 November 2014 | Business Area: Corporate Pensions

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Marketing Your Practice Blog Post

In this blog post, Sage studies how accounting practices can increase ROI from marketing activities. The blog post studies how your practice can utilise Twitter to engage clients and highlights why understanding your target audience holds the key to effective marketing.

Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 06 October 2014 | Business Area: Marketing Your Practice

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Infographic: Small businesses - How to manage RTI & Auto Enrolment

Businesses are expected to put into practice two of the biggest changes in PAYE and Payroll - RTI and Pensions Auto Enrolment - within close proximity of one another. Designed for small businesses, Sage's infographic provides advice on managing both RTI and Auto Enrolment.

Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 02 October 2014 | Business Area: Practice Management

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