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What is Sage 200?

Sage 200 is a powerful enterprise resource management solution for small to medium sized businesses.

Two versions of Sage 200 are available: Sage 200 Standard and Sage 200 Professional.

Sage 200 Standard delivers a powerful cloud-based accounting solution. Sage 200 Professional contains all of the features of Standard plus a series of additional modules, including Sage CRM, built-in functionality to ensure GDPR compliance, Sage supply chain management software and advanced business intelligence ready to help you scale at speed.

One of Sage 200’s greatest advantages is the power it places in your hands, enabling you to manage your entire business through one integrated system. Using Sage 200 Professional allows you to coordinate all of your key business processes, including finance, customer services, stock management, performance management and project management.

You can customise Sage 200 Professional by taking advantage of the Sage 200 extension modules or create a fully tailored solution through the extensive range of specialist software that is compatible with Sage 200.

In summary, Sage 200 streamlines your business and enables you to manage all aspects of your business through a single, integrated system on any device, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

A business-wide software solution
Sage 200 unifies accounting software, supply chain management software, CRM modules and much more into a single desktop solution.
Analyse key business insights
With quick and easy reporting, you can analyse key business performance data in detail, with Sage 200 Business Intelligence.
Improve decision making and forecasts
With advanced business intelligence and analytics you can set up reports to give you live information about financial performance, sales orders, and other trends you want to track.
Enhance collaborative working
Thanks to Sage’s Microsoft Office 365 integration your sales team can work collaboratively with the service and finance teams back at the office.
Boost productivity across departments
With Sage 200 you can start performing an in-depth analysis of key financial and performance data.

Benefits of Sage 200

What are the benefits of Sage 200? We break it down for you.

Why choose Thinc?

We're an award-winning Sage partner

We’re a longstanding Sage platinum partner, Sage UK’s “number 1 partner for service excellence” and have helped over 400 businesses successfully scale their businesses

Our extensive knowledge of Sage accounting software, the Sage 200 professional modules, as well as the extensive range of Sage 200 add ons allows us to take a consultative approach and only ever recommend what is right for your business.

Having worked with Sage 200 since it was first introduced to the market, we’ve seen the product evolve as the needs of SMEs have progressed.

We don't do 'one-size-fits-all'

Your business is completely unique, so we know that you need a completely unique solution to match it. That’s why we take the time to properly get to know your business, the problems you face and the way you work. That means we can create a tailored solution that exactly fits your needs and can grow with your business.

We're here to help

Our friendly team of experts are on hand to fix whatever IT problems you’ve got with clear communication and long-lasting solutions. We work closely with you and act as an extension of your team, not just another outsourced IT team – so you get complete collaboration instead of quick fixes.

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Sage 200 vs Sage 50

Many SMEs contact us asking “why should we upgrade to Sage 200?” Sage 50 and Sage 200 are aimed at different stages of business growth. Sage 50 is perfect for micro business requiring an accounting solution. But Sage 200 is perfect for ambitious businesses seeking software solutions that will support robust, sustainable growth.

Why upgrade to Sage 200? 

Many clients move to Sage 200 as they’ve outgrown their existing software. You will gain greater control over your business by using it. Sage 200 provides leaders with powerful, real-time data that drives decision making, empowers employees and enables them to focus increasingly on higher-value activities that drive your business forwards.

Sage 200 neatly integrates with Microsoft Office 365 and also allows you to connect with a wide-range of third party apps, which can be used to create a complete IT ecosystem that underpins all aspects of your business.

Is Sage 200 right for our business?

Sage 200 is for SMEs, but is built to grow with you. It’s critical that your IT systems keep pace as your business expands. Sage 200 runs on a powerful Microsoft SQL database, which means speed and performance are unaffected by extremely large volumes of transactions or data in the core database. Sage 200 has the power and productivity of the desktop, with the freedom and control of smart, secure cloud-based software.

Equally, as one of Sage’s leading partners, our work and advice has actively helped shape the Sage 200 product and service delivery over the years. Find out how we’ve helped many SMEs grow rapidly with Sage 200. 

Sage 200 helps amplify your people’s performance

Your employees will be one of the greatest beneficiaries of your move to Sage 200. Through detailed team training, a key feature of our work, your people will be taught how to get the greatest benefit from their new software. Sage 200 is designed to free up time previously spent on routine tasks, which in turn helps your people become increasingly engaged with your business. Their creativity, knowledge and experience can then help advance your business at scale and speed.

Sage 200 modules

Sage 200 has a powerful set of core features and has been developed in a modular format, allowing you to tailor the solution to your unique needs. This means you’ll only ever pay for the features you require and allows you to scale your solution as your business changes and grows.

These core features can even be added to using Sage 200 extension modules, including CRM, bill of materials (Sage BOM), and Sage 200 Professional can connect directly with Microsoft Power BI (part of the MS Office 365 suite of programs).

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Sage 200 Professional modules

Sage 200 Professional modules include:

  • Financials – Sage Financials is a central module within Sage 200. It provides you with on-demand insight into your finances through four key ledgers; sales, purchasing, nominal and cashbook. Sage Financials allows you to keep control of your business finances, any time, anywhere.
  • Commercials – Stay one step of your customers needs by managing the full scale of your supply chain with Sage 200 Commercials module. From stock control and processing, right the way through to batch and serial tracking.
  • Payments – Sage’s smart financial solutions also allow you to collect payments with built-in card payments powered by Stripe and PayPal. Stay on track of what you’re owed to ensure payments are made on time, every time.
  • Sales, marketing and service – Give your team a single view of customer information and streamline the service you provide to customers. The collaborative nature of the Sage 200 solution lets Sales, Marketing and Service teams access specific parts of customer information dependent on user profile access.
  • Connected user – Access, manage and share data wherever you are for a more connected business. Let your people get access to the information they need on the go for agile decision making.
  • Excel reporting on the go – For quick and easy analysis of your data, build and access powerful Excel reporting from anywhere. Get automatically formatted data with a single click in Excel.
  • Project accounting – Projects linked to accounts to show you a single view of all aspects of your projects. Allocate project costs, keep on track of overheads and see the progress of your projects.
  • Bill of materials (Sage BOM) – Stock assembly and costing can be time consuming, with Sage 200 BOM you can monitor, control and see the cost of your manufacturing processes with ease.
  • Manufacturing – The Sage 200 Manufacturing module is powerful optional module that covers the entire manufacturing process, empowering you to manage all aspects of your goods and products manufacturing with increasing visibility, control and efficiency.
  • Sage 200 extension modules – The wide range of Sage 200 extension modules allow you to further tailor your solution to your precise needs. Some extensions are industry specific, however many simply build upon the existing functionality within Sage 200, helping you get the absolute maximum from it.

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