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Sage 50cloudPayroll Standard is suitable for 99% of businesses, however for improved multi-company processing and future payroll planning features, you might benefit from Sage 50cloud Payroll Professional.
Compare Standard and Professional
|Sage 50cloud Payroll Features||Standard||Professional|
|Users (concurrent access)|
|Stay up to date with all UK payroll legislation|
|Submit Payroll information to HMRC at the click of a button|
|Connect to HMRC to retrieve tax codes automatically|
|Manage Automatic Enrolment pensions|
|Payroll Assistant (help tool) - Plan your next/future payroll|
|Manage multiple companies with one click processing for key payroll tasks|
|Flexible payment setup for fixed salary and irregular payments|
|Record and calculate student loans and court orders|
|Record and calculate Salary Sacrifice deductions|
|National Minimum Wage checking|
|Automatic salary journals|
|Basic HR functionality|
|Cost planning by reviewing salary changes|
|Statutory payment calculators|
|Comprehensive Payroll reports included|
|Run statutory reports and reconcile your data with HMRC|
|Powerful reports and insights about your business|
|Report designer to build your own reports|
|Collect, manage, store and share your employee data securely in line with the GDPR|
|Record employees right to work|
Compare the features of Sage 50cloud Payroll Standard and Professional
Expert support and training from Advantage Services
|Sage 50cloud Payroll Support||Sage 50cloud Payroll Training|
Advantage Support was launched in 2013 following numerous requests from our customers wanting a more personal support service from a close knit team. Our experienced and friendly team of technicians will go that extra mile to make sure your query is answered as quickly as possible. We answer every call in person and if a technician is not available straight away we will arrange to call you back at a time convenient for you.
Our support team and the service they provide are outstanding, and the reviews we receive fully support this.
Advantage Services are the leading Sage training provider in the UK. Our Sage 50 Payroll training caters for all users whether at a beginner, intermediate or advanced level. We understand that not everyone learns in the same way, so we've made our options flexible.
Expert Payroll support and training ensures you get the most from your software
Sage 50cloud Payroll (v26)
|Processor Speed - 2Ghz processor or higher
RAM (memory) - 2 gigabytes (GB) or 4GB RAM if running a 64-bit operating system
Free disk space - 2GB of free disk space
Screen resolution - Between 1024 x 768 and 1920 x 1080 - this applies to 4k and hi-res monitors
DPI setting - Maximum of 125%
Network users only - 1Gbps network speed (100 Mbps minimum)
Antivirus software should be configured to exclude Sage files from its scanning routines.
|Internet connection - A broadband connection is essential to keep your Sage software up to date.
Internet browser - Internet Explorer version 11 or above. To check, open Internet Explorer and on the menu bar click Help then About Internet Explorer
|Supported operating systems|
|All 32-bit or 64-bit variants of Microsoft Windows operating systems:
Windows 10 (except Windows 10S)
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2008
You must also ensure all the latest Microsoft service packs and updates are installed
Sage software on an Apple Mac - Although most Sage software must be installed on a Windows operating system, you may still be able to use the software, by installing Bootcamp on your Apple Mac.
|Microsoft Office integration|
|Sage software integrates with Microsoft Office in several ways, such as emailing documents, sending reports and grid data to Excel and Excel Integrated Reporting. To ensure these features work correctly, you must use a compatible version of Microsoft Office.
Microsoft Office 365
Microsoft 365 (32-bit edition)
Office 2019 (32-bit edition)
Office 2016 and 2013 (32-bit edition)
Office 2010* (32-bit edition)
Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010 are no longer supported by Microsoft, therefore we're limited in the support we can offer.
* Not compatible with Office 2010 32-bit starter edition.
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