Resources

Our team acquire a wealth of knowledge while supporting our clients, we try to share this information where possible. Here are some articles and videos that you may find useful. They are all related to the products or service we provide and often come about from support queries we have had or recent changes in regulation or software updates.

Payroll Year End 2021

Believe it or not it is that time of year again – Payroll Year End. To help you with this, Pimbrook have put together a complete article containing all of the items that you will need to perform your Sage Payroll Year End – see Our Sage …
Christmas Opening Hours

Christmas Opening Hours

The Management and Staff here at Pimbrook Software would like to thank you fo…
6 Key Qualities to Look For When Hiring a Start-up Team.

6 Key Qualities to Look For When Hiring a Start-up Team.

For many start-ups or SME’s, having that great business idea is just a tiny p…
Sage 50 or Sage 50cloud – what’s the difference?

Sage 50 or Sage 50cloud – what’s the difference?

Sage 50 vs Sage 50cloud Sage 50cloud is the newer and more feature-rich vers…
Changing accounts package? Pause before you plunge! (and save yourself buckets of energy, time and money)

Changing accounts package? Pause before you plunge! (and save yourself buckets of energy, time and money)

Why Pause? When a business owner says to me that they are planning to change…
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6 Key Qualities to Look For When Hiring a Start-up Team.

For many start-ups or SME’s, having that great business idea is just a tiny part of the equation….
sage 50 vs sage 50cloud
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Sage 50 or Sage 50cloud – what’s the difference?

Sage 50 vs Sage 50cloud Sage 50cloud is the newer and more feature-rich version of Sage 50. In th…
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Changing accounts package? Pause before you plunge! (and save yourself buckets of energy, time and money)

Why Pause? When a business owner says to me that they are planning to change accounting software,…
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The biggest challenges you’ll face as a start-up – and what you can do about them.

For companies who are ready to launch a new business, there are two possible scenarios – either o…
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Bookkeepers vs Accountants – And when do you need to make the move?

It’s something of a milestone in the development of many companies when they find that they have …
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12 Top Tips On Managing Your Payroll As You Return To Work

For most of us in the business world, we have long stopped talking about ‘returning to normal’ wh…
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Musings on Management – Essential Services

Pimbrook has remained open during recent restrictions, as we have been deemed to be providing es…
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Musings on Management – Promises, Promises

  Mahatma Gandhi said… “Never make a promise in haste”. After watching the recent election a…
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SEO for SMEs

In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of the benefits for SMEs of having an SEO strategy i…
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October Income Tax Returns

https://youtu.be/o4ABFNqsev8 In this video Guardian Management Accounting discuss the Tax Return …
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Auto-Enrolment Pension Scheme

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9STj1AkdY74 Life Goals Financial Services look at the outline of …
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Hooper Dolan Case Study

Hooper Dolan Video Case Study Here’s …
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Cliff House Hotel Case Study

Cliff House Hotel Video Case Study Here’s what one of…
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Musings on Management – Calculating the real impact of your business

Ever wondered how many different types of businesses your product or service supports? Our Operat…
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Sage Payroll Software Update – Version 22.4

The latest Sage Payroll software update (version 22.4) will help users to remain compliant after …
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Service and Support Contracts

Service and Support Contracts for SMEs In this video…
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Sage 50 Support

In previous posts we have discussed,in detail, exactly why you should choose Sage 50 Accounts, …
Sage Accounting Software - Pimbrook
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Sage Accounting Software offered by Pimbrook

Pimbrook Software is the leading provider of Sage Accounting & Payroll Software to the SME …
Why You should choose Sage 50 Accounts
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Why should you choose Sage 50 Accounts?

Sage 50 is Ireland’s leading accounting software. Sage 50 is an easy to use Accounting Software…
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Fingal Chamber Video Case Study

Fingal Chamber Video Case Study Here’s what one of ou…
Payroll & Accounting Software Client
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Guardian Management Video Case Study

Guardian Management Video Case Study Here’s what one …
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7 Key Ways To Foster Innovation In Accounting Firms

It’s rightfully said that there’s no such thing as standing still in business. We’re either growi…
Sage 50 Tips
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4 Simple but effective Sage 50 tips to follow

Sage 50 is an easy to use online accounting software solution for small and medium sized business…
9 great survival tips for entrepreneurs without accounting skills
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9 Great Survival Tips for Entrepreneurs Without Accounting Skills

If you’re planning a new start-up, or are already trading, accounting software for small business…
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What Good Chief Financial Officers need to do to succeed

Once upon a time, the role of the Chief Financial Officer related primarily to “looking after the…
outgrown excel
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8 Tell-tale Signs You’ve Outgrown Excel

Signs You’ve Outgrown Excel for Budgeting and Planning   How did you know that you’ve outgro…
GoCardless with Sage 50
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Sage 50 GoCardless

GoCardless for Sage 50 Payment Methods in Sage Software https://youtu.be/oWru75hp9mA[/embe…
The 6 Stages of Smarter Money Management
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6 Stages of Smarter Money Management

Have you been waiting for 60 days for a customer or client to pay you? You’re not alone Download …
Download - Manage your Business on the Go
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Manage Your Business on the Go

Keep your business moving Even while you’re out on the move Running your own business is rewardi…
Are you looking for small business best accounting software?
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Small business best accounting software

Are you looking for small business best accounting software? https://youtu.be/b6_7yiXdOwc…
PAYE Modernisation - Are you ready for it?
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PAYE Modernisation Webinar Recording

Download PAYE Modernisation – Are …
sage 50 demo
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10 Financial Management Tips for Small Business Owners

Very few small businesses are set up by owners or entrepreneurs who are financial or accountancy …
Is your business prepared for the GDPR?
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GDPR Checklist

Is your business prepared for the GDPR? Download this GDPR Checklist (pdf) The arrival of GDPR m…
double entry bookkeeping
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The Simplest Accounting Solution For Non-Accountants You’ll Ever See

No matter what line of business you’re in, the Accounts function is one of the most important asp…
why should I hire a bookkeeper
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7 Simple Indicators That You Need To Hire A Bookkeeper

Sometimes, we wish that we could just be ‘left alone’ to get on with producing our goods and serv…
How to Generate an Employee List in Sage Payroll (Micropay)to Upload to ROS
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How to Generate an Employee List in Sage Payroll?

Micropay –  PAYE Modernisation Preparation Generate an Employee List in Sage Payroll to Upload t…
What's new with Sage Payroll (Micropay)
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What’s new with Sage Payroll (Micropay) v21.1?

Check out the latest features of Sage Payroll (Micropay) https://youtu.be/sL54RVk1_TQ[/emb…
best small business accounting software
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best small business accounting software

How Sage 50 can make stock movement and management child’s play?   For many companies, manag…
bookkeeping software
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Five Things About Bookkeeping that You Simply Have to Know

Make sure that you know enough about your company’s accounts to fully understand what’s happening…
Sage Payroll
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Great companies are built on great staff management

Great companies are built on great staff management. Here’s why. Your biggest business assets wal…
Sage Payroll
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Introducing Sage Payroll

Micropay Has a New Name   The next time you update your software you’ll notice Micropay has…
Sage 50 Accounts Upgrade
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Sage 50 Accounts Upgrade – v24 New Features

Sage 50 Accounts v24 New and Improved Functionality: Enhanced Bank Feeds Sage 50 v24 introduce…
Payroll Software
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P35 Annual Return… Ready For It?

Are you ready for the P35 Annual Return? Make sure you’re fully compliant when it comes to your P…
Sage 50 - Save Time
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3 Areas to Save Time in Sage 50

Boost your productivity and free up valuable time with these three clever Sage 50 tips. By invest…
Sage 50
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Sage 50 Top 40 Tips

Sage 50 Accounts Top 40 Tips Sage 50 Version 24 Sage 50 Accounts can save valuable time and incr…
Payroll Year End Seminar
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Final Call for our Dublin End of Year Payroll Seminar

Final Call for Attendees for our Dublin End of Year Payroll Seminar This informative morning, wi…
Save Time with Sage 50
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Sage 50 Underused Features That Save You Time

Sage 50 Underrated Features Save time and increase the return of your accounting software investm…
Sage Payroll
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Payroll End of Year 2017

Micropay Year End 2017 Download   Micropay Professional V19.3 Install (PYE) (exe) Micropay P…
Accounting Software Drive Business Forward
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6 Fresh Tips To Help Drive Your Business Forward

When we think of growing our business, we often get caught up in the negatives that this may enta…
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Give your business a cutting edge in 2018

It may be a little early to think of the Christmas holidays, but here’s a thought that we’d like …
Sage 50 and Micropay - Customer
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Sage 50 and Sage Micropay Success Story | Hooper Dolan

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Sage 50
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Sage 50 Version 24 – Automatic Updates

Planning for your Sage 50 Version 24 Upgrade Now that you have subscribed to sage 50 subscription…
pension
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What The Self-Employed Need To Know About Pensions?

The self-employed make up a hugely important part of our economy, and the numbers who ‘write thei…
payroll and accounting software training
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8 Great Benefits Of Training Your Employees

Whenever the topic of investing in staff training crops up, the chances are that someone will pip…
Payroll and Accounting Software Training
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Sage 50 and Micropay Payroll Training Courses

Sage 50 Accounting Software and Micropay Payroll Training Courses
Sage 50 Accounting Software - Work Life Balance
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How to Achieve Work Life Balance?

How to Achieve Work Life Balance as a Busy Small Business Owner?   Work life balance for a s…
Sage 50 small business accounting software
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Best Accounting Software for SMEs

How to Choose the Best Accounting Software?   How to Choose the Best Accounting Software for…
Sage 50 - Improve Cash Flow
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5 Ways to Improve Your Cash Flow

The origin of the expression “Cash is King” is unknown, however it’s validity within the busines…
Payroll Software - Top Tips
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Payroll Software -Better Payroll Management

Top Tips for Better Payroll Management As far back as biblical times, it was proposed that “the …
Sage One Accounting Software for small business
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Pimbrook now offering Sage One Accounting Software for Small Business

Pimbrook Software, one of Ireland’s leading Sage Partners, has now added Sage One Accounting Soft…
payroll software - holiday entitlement
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How do I calculate my employees public holiday entitlements?

Sage Micropay Payroll Software Setting up working patterns and public holiday entitlements  …
Pimbrook Career
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Moving an Employee? Mid Year? No problem!

Mid-year set up If you have a multi-company licence, you can transfer employees from one company …
Sage 50c Accounting Software
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10 Things to Know about Sage 50 Accounting Software

Sage 50 Accounts Sage 50 Accounts (now Sage 50cloud) offers everything you need to run your busin…
Computer Software
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FAQs when buying Accounting Software

Many businesses understand the need for  business software. Trying to manage and control your bus…
Revenue
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Payroll Software Tips – Upload P30 Form to avoid Revenue Penalty

Payroll Software Tips & Tricks Get those P30’s file uploaded by the 14th of the month to avoi…
Our "Wall of Honour"
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Are you measuring your Customer Service Performance?

Customer service is a business capacity that is notoriously hard to gauge accurately. Although yo…
E-Commerce
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E-Commerce Tips for a Small Business

More and more businesses are moving online- E-Commerce. And there are more incentives to do so ev…
Brexit
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Brexit- How will it affect small businesses?

Although it is currently hard to say how Brexit will affect small businesses in Ireland, or wheth…
Small Business Challenges
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How Small Businesses Should Manage Accounts

Thankfully the number of Small Businesses in Ireland is on the rise again. Over the past five yea…
Social Media
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Social Media for Small Businesses

Social Media is a big boat to try and steer.  You are trying to make interesting content that wil…
Sage 50 Accounting Software - Sage Business Partner
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Sage 50c- power and productivity

Sage 50 Accounts Combine Power and Productivity Sage 50 (now Sage 50c) combines the power and pro…
inventory management software
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Basic inventory control changes that will give you a competitive edge

Trying to compete against companies with larger staffs, advanced equipment, multiple global locat…
support contract , sage 200, sage 50, payroll, Micropay
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What to look for in a Support Contract

Questions to Ask Yourself to Help Establish if Your Company Should be Taking a Pimbrook Support C…
Support Contract Sage 50
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How Award Winning Support can help YOUR business

  Here at Pimbrook we believe in Customers for life! Pimbrook staff will respond to you and …
Warehouse Software Sage
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Our Tips for Warehouse Management

  Warehouse Management can seem so daunting. Not all improvements involve a lot of effort, s…
bitcoins
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Happy Birthday Mayer Amschel Rothschild

Who you may ask? Mayer Amschel Rothschild, (23 February 1744 – 19 September 1812), was a German J…
Warehouse Software
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Scalability : Can your warehouse software grow with your business?

Scalability. The 21st century’s term for basic, frugal common sense. But, it actually means much …
Sage 50cloud
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Sage 50c – Desktop with a Twist

  https://youtu.be/vCCFfJjZ3Fs Sage 50cloud Accounts (Sage50c) is the newest offering from t…
Supply Chain Management
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Maximise Transparency across your Supply Chain

Although the current economic environment in Ireland is slowly gaining ground according to expert…
Sage 200 Distribution
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How big a role does distribution play in maintaining your bottom line?

Finding actionable methods that control costs is a crucial component in business operations. Whet…
warehouse solution
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Implementation tips for developing Sustainable Warehouse Solutions

Developing Warehouse Solutions Warehouse Solution, whether you operate discrete or process manufa…
Sage50C Sage
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Where’s YOUR office?

As owners of any business you are “on” 24/7, 365 days a year.  Therefore if you do need to get aw…
Accounting Software and Payroll System Expert | Pimbrook
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Nollaig na mBan- Let’s celebrate our women

In most of the Christian world today is the Feast of the Epiphany, the day when the three wise me…
Give your business a cutting edge in 2018
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Happy Christmas from all at Pims Business Systems

Christmas Support Line Hours 26th December          Closed 27th December          Closed 28th Dec…
Accounting Software and Payroll System Expert | Pimbrook
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So. let’s talk about Week 53……

Payroll Software – Tips & Tricks   Even though the Micropay payroll software processes week…
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Change is good

Sometimes we fear change, Better the devil you know and all that. But sometimes change can be a g…
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Charity Begins at Home

When at #SageSummit in Chicago, Nigel and I were both very struck by the #SageFoundation initiati…
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Introducing our Event with the Waterford Chamber of Commerce

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Urgent Support Announcement

Following Microsoft’s recent Windows 10 Anniversary update, some Sage customers have reported tha…
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Make Hay while the sun shines….

While we are luckily sitting in gorgeous warmth here in mid September I’ve been thinking about th…
Cartoon
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September Promotions!

We’ve decided to give you a sneaky look at some of the customer promotions we are running this mo…
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Payroll for Trekkies and Non Trekkies alike

I went to see the new Star Trek film recently.  Yes, I’m a Trekkie. ,I’m also a JJ Abrams fan (Eh…
Vince Lombardi
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Autograph your work with excellence

I had never heard of Vince Lombardi. He is the origin of a quote that I saw shared on Twitter the…
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Customer Service is a Mind-Set

Here at Pimbrook,  we’ve always believed that this is the case. It’s an attitude, an ethos, a way…
Sage Business Partner
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Sage 50 Irish Business Partner of the Year 2015

Pimbrook (formerly known as Pims) are delighted to be awarded the Sage 50 Irish Business Partner …
Sage Business Partner
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Sage announces strategic partnership with Fairsail

The Sage and Fairsail partnership will enable midsize enterprise businesses to access a modern, c…
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Sage 50 Version 2012

If you are using Sage 50 Accounts version 2012, you more than likely received communication that …
Sage Backup
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Backing up your Sage 50 Accounts 2015 V21

How to Back up your Sage 50 Accounts Sage 50 Data backup involves storing files from your Sage 50…
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