The Oakley ERP Blog

When regulations rule the sector – How can ERP Software support the FMD?
Wednesday May 10, 2017

When regulations rule the sector – How can ERP Software support the FMD? We are now only two years away from the FMD (Falsified Medical Directive) coming into force in the UK. In the US, in accordance with the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) the deadline is November 2017. This means that all manufactures of drugs are required to mark packs with a product identifier, serial number, lot number and date of expiration.

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Oakley ERP – Offering Enterprise Resource Planning software to growing businesses across the UK.
Thursday April 27, 2017

Here at Oakley ERP, our primary aim is to help growing businesses from all industries to streamline their business processes, increase productivity, and with this, increase profitability. This all seems very simple when written in a sentence, but how difficult is it to achieve these objectives?

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Is the Pharmaceutical industry ready for the new FMD and GS1 regulations?
Wednesday March 15, 2017

Is the Pharmaceutical industry ready for the new FMD and GS1 regulations? The new NHS Procurement Strategy mandates the use of GS1 standards and states that every supplier of every pharmaceutical product (and all other products and services that supply goods to the NHS) must comply.

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What is a Sage Business Partner?
Thursday March 9, 2017

What is a Sage Business Partner? There is an abundance of things to consider when running and managing a business, and occasionally we could benefit from the support and expertise of someone trusted to undertake the behind-the-scenes tasks to ensure the seamless execution of your day-to-day growth.

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Sage 50 versus Sage 200
Friday February 3, 2017

Sage 50 versus Sage 200 Upgrading your accounting software can seem like a daunting task and one that for many of us is often at the bottom of the to-do-list. However, for businesses to grow their software must constantly evolve to support the increase in activity and help streamline your processes.

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Busting the ERP Software myths
Tuesday January 10, 2017

Busting the ERP Software myths All too often when we speak to businesses about using ERP Software we hear the same objections; “Oh our business isn’t big enough for software like that” or “Software with that level of functionality is very expensive!” Both statements are in fact, in most cases, myths. That’s why we have put together this blog post to help bust some of these very common ERP Software legends.

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3 Predictions for your ERP Software Implementation in 2017
Monday December 19, 2016

3 Predictions for your ERP Software Implementation in 2017 We can’t believe that 2016 is nearly over, for some it has been a difficult year with the Brexit result and Trump becoming the next US President. But, for others it has been a year of triumph and growth and that is where we are focussing our predictions for 2017.

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Why your business needs ERP and not accounting software.
Friday December 2, 2016

Why your business needs ERP and not accounting software. Often in business it’s easy to just carry on doing what you have always done because, well that’s the way it’s always been. But if you take a step back and look at the processes and systems you have in place, you may find that you have outgrown them and now they are holding you back. One of the processes that you can’t afford to let this happen to is your accounts.

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What is ERP and how can it help your business?
Friday November 11, 2016

What is ERP and how can it help your business? In this blog post we’re going to explain how an ERP Software solution like Sage 200 and Sage 300 can help your business grow.

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Have you outgrown your accounting software?
Thursday October 27, 2016

In the early years of business, it is wise to use entry-level accounting software that will often more than meet your needs, after all, why spend precious pennies on features you won’t use? However, as your business grows you may find that your accounts software is limiting you, it might be causing your team headaches when trying to run detailed reports or struggling to integrate with other vital business applications, among other things.

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7 Deadly Sins When Implementing Accounting Software
Wednesday October 12, 2016

The following article explores the 5 key reasons businesses replace their accounting software and takes a look at 7 deadly sins to avoid during a new implementation.

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Hangover Helper - Sage to the rescue
Wednesday September 21, 2016

Hangover Helper - Sage to the rescue In this article discover some of the ways in which automation tools with Sage can reduce the effects of a business hangover.

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Sage 50 – Not So Fast and You’re Furious?
Thursday September 1, 2016

Sage 50 – Not So Fast and You’re Furious? The following article takes a look at one of the leading small business accounting packages on the market. Excuse the pun on the article title, I must admit I recently re-watched The Fast & Furious movie franchise...Continue reading.

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Olympic Edition - The Cloud or On Premise - Who's taking the gold?
Friday August 19, 2016

Olympic Edition - The Cloud or On Premise - Who's taking the gold? The Olympics always provide us with a lesson in what hard work, dedication and motivation can help you achieve. Find out how to take home the gold with your Sage deployment options.

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Why you should avoid an ERP Project
Thursday June 23, 2016

Why you should avoid an ERP Project The following article looks at an ERP Project and explores the best time to implement a new system. While in truth perhaps there is never a good time, but you are considering changing ERP system for a reason and the long term benefit will outweigh the short term pain. Discover more here

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Sage 200 2016 new CRM but what about the old one?
Monday June 13, 2016

Sage 200 2016 new CRM but what about the old one? In this article we explore the new CRM available with Sage 200 2016 and examine what happens if you are new to CRM with Sage 200 or are already an existing Sage 200 customer using the old CRM and want to upgrade to 2016.

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5 Areas Finance Managers Should Invest In Over 2016
Thursday June 2, 2016

5 Areas Finance Managers Should Invest In Over 2016 The following blog article explores 5 areas that every finance manager should consider investing into over 2016. Discover our thoughts on the industry here.

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CRM Marketing Integration: do you need it?
Wednesday May 18, 2016

CRM Marketing Integration: do you need it? The following guest blog by Ali Chambers answers the question of what is CRM Marketing Integration and provides insight into why you need it. Discover more here

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5 ways to stop your business growing
Thursday May 5, 2016

5 ways to stop your business growing The following guide highlights 5 ways in which you can stop your business growing. While it is very rare that a business owner would consciously want to stop growth, it is surprising how easy it is to unintentionally achieve this goal. Take a look and check you are not doing any of these...

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Guest Blog: Sage Integration Made Simple
Thursday April 21, 2016

Guest Blog: Sage Integration Made Simple The following guest blog by Luke Scott, Realisable provides an insight into integration with Sage software.

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