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IT Solutions

Remote Access – Are You at Risk?

Nowadays, most businesses are aware of attacks through viruses and the like, yet they don’t see the danger in allowing remote access to their network. Here at ACIT, we ensure our customers' security and safety online, however you access your systems. Allowing remote access needs to open a port on…
Jack
31 March 2021
Featured ProductsSage 200Sage 50

Featured: Enhanced Sage Reporting

Frustrated with the lack of extensive reporting capabilities in Sage 50 and Sage 200 accounts? So are we; that's why we've created our own enhanced Sage reports, available for you now. As experts in Sage accounts and an accredited Sage partner, ACIT Solutions are committed to helping our customers get…
Jack
26 March 2021
Featured ProductsProducts

Featured: PaperLess – Document Management Software

When most people hear the term ‘document management’, they think of simply scanning documents onto a computer and storing them digitally. Most document management systems though, like PaperLess, offer much more than this, with easy search-and-retrieval, organisation and sharing options commonly available. PaperLess automates your document capture and processing procedures,…
Jack
26 March 2021
Sage 200Sage 50

MUST-READ If you use Sage Drive

In October last year, Sage released version 27 of Sage 50Cloud Accounts. As always, the latest version came with a host of new features and useful updates. One of these was the move from 'Sage Drive', which has been a feature since v21, to 'Sage Remote Data Access'. More than…
Jack
19 March 2021
CIM50Sage 50

Cim50 V2021.2 Updates Roundup

As you may already know, in order to stay in line with Sage’s update/release structure, CIM brought forward their own release schedule in October last year. Rather than having to update the two separately, it makes it easier for users to update both programmes at the same time. This means…
Jack
19 March 2021
BrexitSage 50

Sage 50 Account v27.1 – Brexit Ready

Sage 50cloud Accounts v27.1 Service Pack  There have been several additional improvements release in Sage v27.1 relating to Brexit, along with general improvements to the software itself. To cover the general improvements first, there have been amendments made to the Auto update functionality, meaning that any future updates are completed…
Alice
19 January 2021
Sage 50

What’s new and Improved in Sage 50cloud Accounts v27

It is that time of year again where Sage have released the new version of the software, and we are all investigating the new functionality that was included with it.  We would normally have hosted a workshop demonstrating the functionality below, but obviously the way of the world currently has…
Alice
25 November 2020
Covid-19

Has the coronavirus pandemic affected your credit control?

Credit hound software stays on top of your credit control processes, reduces administrative tasks, improves your cash flow and gets you paid faster. Forget time consuming manual admin, delayed payments and withheld money due to disputes, this software improves customer communications, allowing you to have more available cash for your…
Alice
16 September 2020
Sage 50

Sage 50cloud – Are you on the latest version?

With v27 due out this week, are you getting left behind? Upgrades are part of your subscription allowing you to benefit from the latest innovative features and bug fixes helping your business become more effective and productive as a result. Did you know that Sage release functional updates three or…
Alice
9 September 2020
CIM50Sage 50

The Future of Sage 50 Manufacturing

Sage announced on the 12th August 2020 that support for their Sage 50 Manufacturing will cease on 30th September 2021.  The software has not been developed since 2013. To support their customers moving forwards, Sage have partnered with CIM Services, the authors of alternative manufacturing software that integrates with Sage…
Alice
8 September 2020
Sage 50

Unfixable Errors in Sage 50cloud Accounts

We had another instance this week of a customer who had unfixable errors in their accounts data.  They have support from Sage directly for this software and, after running the standard tools, were told that the only thing they could do was restore back to a last good backup; this…
Alice
7 September 2020
News

UK VAT Change Announcement

The Chancellor has recently announced a plan to change the UK VAT rate from 20% to 5% for the hospitality sectors.  This affects businesses that buy & sell food, provide accommodation or manage attractions. This is due to come into effect from Wednesday 15th July 2020 and will be applicable…
Alice
8 July 2020
ACIT NewsCovid-19

ACIT – Important notice…

NOTICE TO OUR CUSTOMERS“ACIT has advanced business continuity plans in place to minimise disruption to our own and our customers’ business operations. Our focus remains to offer high levels of service at all times for our customers. Our team have the capacity to perform their day to day tasks equally…
Alice
19 March 2020
Covid-19

Coronavirus – Will your business be affected?

Coronavirus – Will your business be affected? Here at ACIT we are firm believers in the Scouting Motto “Be Prepared”. With the news being dominated by the Coronavirus, and latest reports saying that at worst around 20% of the workforce could be off sick at the peak of the outbreak…
Alice
11 March 2020
Brexit

Brexit is here!

Brexit is here! Whether you wished to leave or remain (we don’t need to know which!), we can’t ignore the fact that it is finally happening. One thing you don’t need to do is worry about the new legislation that will come in around what you have to do Accounting-wise…
Alice
1 February 2020
News

Domestic reverse VAT charge has now been delayed until 2020

The domestic reverse charge will change to the way VAT is collected in the building and construction industry. This doesn’t come into effect until 1 October 2020 and means the customer receiving the service will have to pay the VAT due to HMRC instead of paying the supplier. This will…
Caroline
13 September 2019