Sage 200c Pro 2018
Sage have developed the Sage 200 suite - recently releasing Sage 200c Professional - 2018: Summer Enhancements Release
Sage 200c Professional 2018: Summer Enhancements has been built on direct customer feedback. Customers informed Sage that simplifying business processes is key, and that improving the user experience to help them become more productive on a daily basis is what really matters to them.
Sage 200c Professional 2018 Summer Enhancements improvements include:
- Making Tax Digital
Compliancy for HMRC's Making Tax Digital Service required from April 2019
- Faster online payments with Stripe, PayPal, and GoCardless
Sage Invoice Payments is a great way for your customers to pay you online, quickly and
- Cross-selling items
You can use cross-selling items to help speed up entering a full sales order.
- Suggested and preferred items for customers
Suggested items can help you speed up entering a sales order, as you can quickly add
items that the customer has previously bought from you.
- Customer alerts
You can set up alerts on a customer account, to show messages whenever you deal with
- Scan and attach documents to purchase invoices and credit notes
Now you can attach files and scanned documents when you enter purchase invoices and
credit notes. You can scan images directly using a scanner connected to your PC or your
- Send messages to contacts using Skype
- View addresses in Google maps
- Top requested ideas from customers
- Other improvements
CentrePoint Software run regular workshops to demonstrate Sage 200c Professional 2018: Summer Enhancements so you can see the new features that are available, and see how they could benefit your organisation.
Sage 200 User Group Workshop - Friday 18th January 2019: FREE user workshop
Upgrading to Sage 200c Professional 2018: Summer Enhancements
If you wish to see the latest version of Sage 200c Professional register for our Sage 200 Workshop
"Thanks for an informative workshop yesterday. I picked up 6 tips to improve our current processes, 4 of which I have already implemented."
Michele Silvester, Finance Manager, InSkin Media
Sage 200c Professional 2018: Summer Enhancements
Making Tax Digital
By April 2019, businesses that are VAT registered will be required to electronically submit their VAT return to HMRC using their Sage 200 Accounting Software. The latest version of Sage 200; Sage 200 v2018 Summer Release includes an update to work with the new submission.
Faster online payments with Stripe, PayPal, and GoCardless
Invoice Payments to request and receive payments from your customers by using Stripe, PayPal, or Go Cardless. When your customer pays the invoice, the transactions can be downloaded and posted in Sage 200c.
Sage Invoice Payments
Set up Sage Invoice Payments in Sage 200c and choose the payment providers that you'll offer to your customers:
You can use cross-selling items to help speed up entering a full sales order. Cross-selling items are complimentary items which are often sold together with another stock item. For example, if you sell a printer, you might want to show print cartridges or cables for that printer.
Set up cross-selling items if you want to display and add these items when you enter a sales order
- Once you've finished setting up all your cross-selling items for your stock items, enable the
- When you enter a full sales order and add a standard stock item, click Save and Cross-sell to
Suggested and preferred items for customers
When you enter a full sales order, select Suggested items to see items that are specific to the customer
- The customer's preferred items (you can think of these as 'favourites')
- Items that the customer has recently ordered
- Items that the customer has frequently ordered, for example you can see items they've
You can set up alerts on a customer account, to show messages whenever you deal with that customer. For example, if a customer has specific requirements, you can set up a reminder message that will be displayed whenever you enter an order for that customer.
Alerts are displayed when you select the customer account, and you can choose when to show the alert. For example, you can show alerts when entering invoices or credit notes, sales orders and returns, quotations and pro forma invoices, and for customer price enquiries.
Alerts are specific to an individual customer, and you can set up multiple alerts for each customer.
Scan and attach documents to purchase invoices and credit notes
Now you can attach files and scanned documents when you enter purchase invoices and credit notes. You can scan images directly using a scanner connected to your PC or your network.
- When you create a purchase invoice or credit note, select Save and Attach
- When you authorise a transaction, or view the transaction in the enquiry, select
Send messages to contacts using Skype
Get in touch with a customer or supplier using Skype for Business. When you're viewing a customer or supplier, just click the Skype icon next to a contact's email address
View addresses in Google maps
Now you can view a customer or supplier address using Google Maps
Top requested ideas from customers
Following feedback from Sage 200 customers on the Sage 200 Ideas Hub, Sage have announced the following improvements:
When you enter a purchase requisition, you can now search for nominal codes with a particular cost centre or department. To do this, enter a slash / between the code, cost centre and department
Import remembers last file location
When you import information, Sage 200c will now remember the last folder that you used for an import
Sort columns on bank reconciliation
Now when you use bank reconciliation, you can sort the lists of matched and unmatched transactions. Just click on a column heading to sort a list.
Reducing balance depreciation for fixed assets
If you set up depreciation for a fixed asset using the reducing period balance method, it could be difficult to calculate the period depreciation rate to use.
Now you can click the % button to calculate the percentage rate to use, when you want to depreciate an asset by a total percentage over a set number of periods
Spooler list filters
You can now use filters on the print Spooler list, to only show the reports you're interested in. You can filter the spooler list by report name, the user who produced the document, the company, the date of the report, or the status of the report
For a demonstration of Sage 200c Professional 2018: Summer Enhancements contact CentrePoint Software on 020 7831 3050 or join us for our 'Sage 200 User Group Workshop' - Friday 18th January 2019. Register for the Sage 200 User Group Workshop via our registration page for the session.