The Oakley ERP Blog

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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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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What can the Six Nations Rugby teach us about International Accounting?
Friday February 26, 2016

What can the Six Nations Rugby teach us about International Accounting? This tournament brings together competing nations into union for this once a year glorious event, much like managing an international business that requires bringing into alignment their many offices around the world into one holding company.

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A Sage Business Partner 2015 Seasonal Recap
Thursday December 10, 2015

A Sage Business Partner 2015 Seasonal Recap As another year comes to a close, it’s that time for a seasonal recap of 2015. Firstly on behalf of the team at Oakley, we would like to wish you all happiness throughout the festive season.

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Business Owner, Millennial & Generation X walk into a bar! Part 2
Thursday October 29, 2015

Business Owner, Millennial & Generation X walk into a bar! Part 2 I know they say never assume in life as you end up making a fool of yourself (or something along those lines), so rather than take for granted you have read Part 1 in our panel debate on Millennials and Generation X.

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Business Owner, Millennial & Generation X walk into a bar! Part 1
Wednesday October 28, 2015

Business Owner, Millennial & Generation X walk into a bar! Part 1 The topic of millennials is often seen trending around Social Networks, so we decided to have our own look at some key viewpoints on topics that arise in the workplace.

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5p carrier charge – A mental accounting conundrum
Friday October 16, 2015

The 5p carrier bag charge came into effect across England on the 5th October 2015 and you would have to be living under a rock to not be aware of the controversy it’s causing.

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Bake Off – avoiding a soggy bottom line
Wednesday September 23, 2015

The Great British Bake Off is one of the more popular summer shows in the UK and offers a number of lessons we can all learn for our business from the Bake Off Tent.

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Rugby World Cup 2015 – Does it take a superstar or a team to win it?
Tuesday September 15, 2015

The Rugby World Cup (RWC) is the greatest prize in rugby and one of the world’s most admired competitions having established itself as a key sporting event alongside the Olympics and the FIFA World Cup. The RWC is controlled by World Rugby and is contested every four years and has increasingly grown in size, stature and prominence to 20 teams.

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Transfer Deadline Day – The dangers of leaving it to the last minute
Friday August 28, 2015

Transfer Deadline Day – The dangers of leaving it to the last minute The following article takes a look at the English Premier League and how leaving business decisions to the last minute can impact on short and long term goals.

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Sage 200 Keyboard Shortcuts
Wednesday August 12, 2015

After making the investment and commitment to move to Sage 200 for your Business ERP solution, it is essential to look at ways to get the most out of the system.

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Selecting a Sage Business Partner
Thursday July 2, 2015

Selecting a Sage Business Partner When you are evaluating your ERP options and looking at a Sage ERP solution, you will find that unlike smaller accounting solutions, such as Sage 50 Accounts, you will need to work with a specialist Sage Business Partner to adopt your chosen change management solution.

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Sage 200 vs Sage 300 – What’s the difference?
Friday June 26, 2015

For those of you looking into Sage ERP solutions for your growing business, two of the leading products Sage 200 and Sage 300 ERP are likely to be in your set of considered options.

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New accounting solution: Time for ERP?
Monday May 18, 2015

New accounting solution: Time for ERP? In the search for a new accounting software a vital question to ask yourself… “Is it time for ERP?”

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A Sage Business Partner 2014 Seasonal Recap
Wednesday December 24, 2014

A Sage Business Partner 2014 Seasonal Recap To start off this seasonal recap of 2014, on behalf of the team at Oakley, we would like to wish you happiness throughout the festive season.

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