The Oakley ERP Blog

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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How to keep your millennial staff happy and motivated?
Wednesday April 13, 2016

How to keep your millennial staff happy and motivated? Are your millennials dragging their heels? Are they giving less than they’ve got? Maybe it’s a matter of motivation from the business owner. As a business owner, it is your responsibility to keep your staff happy & motivated so that they will do the best job possible for your company. Here’s how.

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3 ways the Budget affects Business Owners
Monday April 4, 2016

3 ways the Budget affects Business Owners The following article focuses on how the Budget impacts upon business owners with a particular insight into accounting software requirements. Take a look at what our 3 main implications are.

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Valentine’s Day – Rekindle your love and avoid an ERP mismatch
Thursday February 11, 2016

Valentine’s Day – Rekindle your love and avoid an ERP mismatch Be sure to avoid an ERP mismatch, take a look over our infographic explaining some key differences with Sage 200 and Sage 300.

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January Sales – an accounting software dilemma
Wednesday January 13, 2016

January Sales – an accounting software dilemma In actual fact the January Sales appeared to start pre-Christmas last year and much like everything in life it seems we are being rushed through the seasons (I happened to spot Easter chocolates in the shops on Boxing Day) and subjected to an almost constant promotional sales discount in our personal lives.

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Sage New Year’s Resolutions – time to plan the diet ahead!
Monday January 4, 2016

After all that Christmas food and drink, I can imagine most people have either already started or are planning on a diet.

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Ac-counting on a good Christmas
Wednesday December 16, 2015

Ac-counting on a good Christmas Before starting this festive edition for our blog, I will start off by asking where has the year gone?

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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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Is your accounting software turning you to the Dark Side?
Thursday November 26, 2015

Is your accounting software turning you to the Dark Side? Star Wars the Force Awakens has received for the most part some excellent reviews and worldwide acceptance. Now we are to look forward to the next two episodes coming out in 2017 & 2019. But the real question...Is your accounting software turning you to the Dark Side?

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What The X Factor can teach Finance Directors about Accounting Software
Wednesday November 11, 2015

What The X Factor can teach Finance Directors about Accounting Software The X Factor is well underway with it only a matter of time until talk switches to whether it can produce a Christmas Number 1 single.

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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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5 spooky scares to avoid this Halloween with your accounting software
Wednesday October 28, 2015

5 spooky scares to avoid this Halloween with your accounting software The Halloween festivities are drawing us towards that spooky 31st October, parties are being planned, costumes are being purchased and pumpkins are being carved and crafted. However this is no time to conjure up a scare, as no one wants a business accounting nightmare.

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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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World Athletics Championships – 5 steps to stride your business to victory
Monday August 24, 2015

World Athletics Championships – 5 steps to stride your business to victory With the 2015 World Athletics Championships underway in Beijing, this event marks the 15th World Championship in Athletics. This is also the largest sporting event to take place in China since the 2008 Summer Olympics.

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Sage Infographic – Work Life Balance
Monday August 17, 2015

The following Infographic helps you discover your type when it comes to work life balance, take a look and determine whether you’re classed as Family Focused, Regular & Reliable, Flexible or Dynamic.

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Pitching ERP to the Dragon’s
Wednesday August 12, 2015

Pitching ERP to the Dragon’s After identifying the need to implement an ERP solution, you will have gone through the various stages to select the correct ERP solution that compliments your business requirements the best.

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