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Get paid faster with Pay Now from Sage Pay

Pay Now is available to customers that have been granted access to the Customer Zone. This will allow your customer to pay you via credit card. To set up Pay Now you need to have the following settings enabled: Your Customer Zone must be enabled under Company Settings. Online Payments need to be setup in […]

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Getting the most from your payroll & HR solution

Getting the most from your payroll & HR solution

MD of Sage Pastel Payroll & HR and Sage VIP: How businesses can get the most from their payroll & HR solution  By Anton van Heerden, Managing Director for Sage Pastel Payroll & HR and Sage VIP An automated payroll solution can help you to save time and money by reducing the paperwork associated with your […]

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The rise of smart machines

If you’ve read any business or technology blogs lately, you may have encountered the buzz phrase “The Internet of Things”.  This is a trend that is starting to change our world, promising new ways of automating business processes and gathering data that enables us to make better and faster decisions. What is the Internet of […]

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My Workspace

We have made it even easier for you to navigate through our software with an additional dashboard that we call My Workspace. My Workspace is a fully customisable, graphical view of the most commonly used tasks in My Business Online. Easy to find what you are looking for!  Because our system is so packed full […]

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Turn your meetings into money

Whether you’re a startup veteran or a newcomer to the game, you’re going to have to sit face-to-face with potential customers or distributors and money lenders  at some point and convince them to trust you—there’s just no way around it. Luckily there is wisdom on the subject shared by Claire Blyth, director of UK-based business […]

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Leveraging the advantages of BYOD

Gareth Tudor looks at the ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) trend, which has employees making use of their own smartphones, tablets and notebooks for business purposes. It’s a growing phenomenon in the business world. BYOD has many advantages to offer organisations of all sizes, including improved productivity and efficiency. However, it also introduces a significant […]

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July’s top 5 business books to read

1. The Wisdom of Failure: How to Learn the Tough Leadership Lessons Without Paying the Price by Laurence G. Weinzimmer and Jim McConoughey, 2012.  While many books present advice about how to successfully become an entrepreneur or businessperson, this book goes in a different direction. Essentially, this is a “how-not to” guide, exploring the failures of individuals […]

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Embracing the digital office space

Business doesn’t happen face to face as often as some would like. Instead, today’s communication depends on conference calls and e-mail chains that make it challenging to get to know your partners. It’s been a common lament among business people dissatisfied with the technology that has become the norm in their daily lives. But with […]

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