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Sage 50 Accounts Professional 2015

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Sage 50 Accounts Plus Sage 50 Accounts Professional (which was previously Sage Line 50 Financial Controller) is designed for businesses that require more than 2 concurrent users (up to 10 multi users are available, have foreign bank accounts and trading and who use either Sales or Purchase Order Processing.

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  • All the features of Sage 50 Accounts Plus and more
  • Process foreign currency transactions and keep track of your assets
  • Purchase and sales order processing
  • Handles cash sales
  • Up to 10 users (additional cost applies)
  • Intrastat support
  • Foreign bank account revaluation


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Sage 50 Accounts and Sage 50 Payroll Partner of the Year For the second year running, Software Solution Shop, part of Advantage Services won both the Sage 50 Accounts and Sage 50 Payroll Business Partner of the Year Awards.

At the National Space Centre (Leicester) on 20th November 2012: Sage UK named software company, Advantage Services, as the winner of the coveted Sage 50 Accounts and Sage 50 Payroll Sage Partner of the Year Awards 2012. On presenting the award to Advantage Services, Brendan Flattery, CEO, Sage UK and Ireland commented:

"We are extremely proud to present this award to Advantage Services, and applaud the success they have achieved this year. They have exceeded customer needs and continued to deliver innovative solutions efficiently and effectively, which has been reflected in strong revenue in 2012. Companies like Advantage Services are leading the way in their field and we look forward to continuing to work together in the future for mutual benefit and growth."

We have been selected as a Platinum Partner for Sage 50 Accounts and Sage ACT! by Sage UK (31st Jan 2012). Sage's Platinum Partners Scheme recognises & rewards those leading Business Partners that provide outstanding customer service and achieve strong sales performance.

As Sage Developers, we are able to create bespoke tweaks and solutions for Sage software products. If you already have Sage software, or are looking to purchase Sage, but require extra functionality, contact us to explain your requirement & request a quote (opens in a new window).



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Sage 50 Accounts Professional
Top level Accounting software

Sage 50 Accounts Professional (which was previously Sage Line 50 Financial Controller) is designed for businesses that require more than 2 concurrent users (up to 10 multi users are available, have foreign bank accounts and trading and who use either Sales or Purchase Order Processing.

Building on Sage 50 Accounts and Sage 50 Accounts Plus the Professional version is the ultimate Sage 50 package having all the great features of the other 2 packages plus Cash Sales and Intrastat support.

Again like the Plus variant Sage 50 Accounts Professional is very popular with many charities who wish to use the ordering functionality.

Additional features of Financial Controller include:

Sage 50 Accounts Professional Network Capability:

  • Multi user Sage Accounts - if you need more than 2 concurrent users then Sage Accounts Professional is the package for you. It is the only variant that allows this.

Sage 50 Accounts Professional helping you look after your customers and suppliers:

  • Sales Order Processing - Raise an order, allocate the stock, track the dispatch of goods and follow through to invoicing and receipt of payment with one easy to follow process.
  • Purchase Order Processing - Create a new PO, place it on order, record delivery of goods (full or partial), update the PO when the invoice arrives and manage payment of your suppliers all from the same place.
  • Foreign trade and Foreign bank reconciliation - If you trade in a foreign currency you want to record your transactions in a foreign currency. Sage Financial Controller allows you to do just this with invoicing, receipts and payments and bank reconciliation all in your desired currency.

Sage 50 Accounts Professional managing your stock:

  • Cash Sales - if you have cash till this is ideal as it enables you to issue if required an invoice to the customer as well as allocating stock.

Sage 50 Accounts Professional improving your finances:

  • Repeat orders - Create skeleton journals, sales invoices and orders. If you regularly raise the same or similar documents then this time saving feature will pay for itself in no time at all.
All these powerful ordering and foreign trading features come on-top of everything you receive in Sage 50 Accounts and Sage 50 Accounts Plus too.

For entry level Sage Accounting Software see Sage 50 Accounts

For Project costing and more powerful accounting functionality see Sage 50 Accounts Plus

The Sage 50 Family

Sage 50 Accounts Professional is the cornerstone of the Sage 50 range. You can link Sage Accounts to Sage Payroll, act! (contact management), Sage Forecasting and Sage 50 HR for a truly all-round business solution where the right people in the business get the right information when they need it.

Features and Benefits of Sage Accounts Professional

Sage 50 Accounts Professional (before version 13 this was known as Sage Line 50 Financial Controller) is part of the Sage 50 range that in 2011 have made the top 50 UK Superbrands. It is accredited by the ICAEW and recommended by over 90% of accountants in the UK. Accounts Professional is designed for 1 to 10 concurrent users.

Key Features of Accounts Professional include:

Foreign trading & multi-currency

Process foreign currency transactions and keep track of your assets. See at a glance foreign currency bank balances and correct any transaction errors

Multiple user license

Sage 50 Accounts Professional allows up to 10 concurrent users

Multi-company license

Produce consolidated accounts for all of your businesses, giving you tighter control of your finances across different companies and departments

Purchase order processing

Create orders, allocate and dispatch stock, produce delivery notes, be informed of stock shortfalls and automatically generate a purchase order

Customer Order Management

Allows them to manage stock allocations, preferred customers and keep tighter control of what is to be dispatched, invoiced and to be returned returns

Supplier Order Management

Easily identify what is on order, what is due for delivery and needs to be reordered - making sure you're always on top of your stock levels. You can also automate the process of reconciling invoices against purchase orders, saving you time

Advanced Budgeting tools

The advanced budget management feature gives you much tighter control over your budgets, allowing you to spot issues easily & take action

The features above are in addition to those found in Sage 50 Accounts Plus as seen below:

Set up and manage projects

The Project Costing feature lets you set up specific projects - for specific products, customers or suppliers- and closely monitor the budget and cost of each project

Flexible pricing options

Set up flexible price lists individual customers, meaning you don't have to waste manually configure pricing or applying discounts

Batch Processing

Batch processing of quotes will save you time, keep your customers happy & improve your cash flow

Stock Management tools

As your business grows you'll need to know how much stock to hold. The advanced stock management and Bill of Materials will help you optimise your stock levels - know exactly what's in your warehouse & stock room & plan accurately for the future

Asset Management

Automate journal processes for depreciation and write off, saving you time and reducing the risk of making costly mistakes

The features above are in addition to those found in Sage 50 Accounts as seen below:

The Sage 50 Accounts sales cycle

From preparing a quote, through to Sales orders. Proforma invoices and invoicing Sage 50 has everything to make the paperwork of the sales cycle as simple as possible

Pay Now Option & NEW Web Store Integration

The new "Pay Now" option is now embedded within emailed PDF invoices. This gives your customer the opportunity to pay your invoice immediately upon receipt.

Sage 50 accounts 2015 automatically integrates with your web store using SagePay through a wizard so you can, create new customer and new products records, match with current customers and products and create new invoices and receipts.

New Department Budgets

You can set budgets for each department and review progress against them. So you’ll know immediately how the individual areas of your business are performing.

Sage 50 CIS Module available

New fields have been added on customer and supplier records required for the new CIS scheme Sage 50 CIS will submit both the Monthly Online Tax Return (CIS 300) and perform electronic verification of subcontractor information.

Advanced Data Import

The advanced data import tool allows you to import data from excel as well as CSV files making it much more flexible. It will also now allow you to map the columns of data in your file to the accounts import structure.

Flat Rate VAT

Sage 50 Accounts 2015 has the ability to also deal with Flat Rate VAT scheme, produce the relevant VAT returns and stay compliant with the HMRC.

Compatible with Microsoft Office 2010

Sage 50 Accounts 2014 is the only Sage accounts program that is compatible with the 32-bit version of Microsoft Office 2010.

Improved Charities Capability

New set of reports especially created for non-profit organisations such as fund specific balance sheet and Profit and Loss by one or several funds at a time.

ECSL VAT changes

Sage 50 automatically accounts for submissions to be split by Goods and Services to abide by the legislation.

Drillable Reporting

See top-level figures, nominal code grouping and detailed transaction information with drillable reports.

Multiple Contacts

Sage 50 Accounts allows you to store details of multiple contacts in supplier and customer records. You may have different contacts for placing orders, sending invoices and statements etc.

Cash register

The cash register will help you account for and bank takings, track discrepancies and manage your float.

Sage 50 Accounts Professional is a complete business management system that offers much more than accounting functionality. Sage 50 Accounts Professional streamlines finance routines but promotes efficient stock management and effective dealings with customers and suppliers.

Sage Accounts 2015 System Requirements

Important Information about Windows XP

Microsoft ended all support for Windows XP in April 2014 including important security updates. This means that your computer and your data may be significantly vulnerable to malicious security attacks. We take the protection of your data extremely seriously which is why new versions of Sage 50 Accounts v21 will no longer install or operate on Windows XP.

Supported operating systems

All 32-bit or 64-bit variants of the following operating systems:

Note : Please ensure all the latest Microsoft Service Packs and Updates are installed.

  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Server 2012 *
  • Windows Server 2012 R2*
  • Windows Server 2008 *
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 *

* Running software like Microsoft Exchange or Microsoft SQL Server on a Small Business Server will reduce the performance of Sage over a network. We are currently investigating the cause of this issue.


  • 2 GB RAM (4 GB RAM if running a 64-bit operating system).
  • 2GHz processor or higher.
  • 5GB of free disk space.
  • 1Gbps network (100mbps minimum).
  • Screen resolution of 1024 x 768.

Note: Performance is improved with higher specification PCs and networks. A Netbook PC, running an entry level operating system, will require less advanced hardware. Sage 50 Accounts uses the Sage System Checker when you install the software. This checks that your PC meets the recommended requirements for Sage 50 Accounts. If you have any further queries about this, please refer to article 27858 .

Office integration

  • Office 2013 32-bit edition
  • Office 2010 32-bit edition*
  • Office 2007
  • Office 2003

* Not compatible with Office 2010 32-bit starter edition.

Tip: For further information about Microsoft Office compatibility, please refer to article 32017 .

Internet Connection

A broadband Internet connection with a minimum download speed of 2mbps is essential to keep your Sage software up to date, and to take full advantage of its features.

Antivirus software

To optimise performance your antivirus software should be configured to exclude Sage files from its checking routines. For further information, please refer to article 12122 .

Internet browser

Internet Explorer version 10 or above.

Sage 50 Accounts Training Options

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This is the top Sage training in the UK and our advice is always to book up as soon as you can as places are limited. The courses are comprehensive and will get you to where you want to be quickly. You can book one and two day courses or save money by purchasing a ten day passport...
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Pay-as-you-go learning at your PC

If you only need training on a specific area of Sage 50 Accounts e.g. the project costing module, you will benefit from online remote access training. Bookable in blocks of just 30 minutes...
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Teach yourself Sage 50 Accounts

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