Sage 200

Powerful Accounting, Finance and Business Management Software



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What is Sage 200?


Sage 200 is a powerful finance and business management solution for small to medium sized companies. Sage 200 is now known as Sage 200 Cloud and manages your accounting processes and customers, as well as supply chain, manufacturing, financials and a lot more.

With Sage 200 you can tailor the software to manage complex accounting processes for your business, as it is highly configurable, flexible and scalable. Sage 200 also has seamless integration with popular applications such as Microsoft Office 365, and Power BI.

One of the key strengths of Sage 200 (previously known as MMS and Sage 200c) is that it integrates seamlessly with other modules in the Sage 200 suite. It also integrates with other products such as Sage Payroll, Business Cloud Payments and CRM, this brings you all the advantages of a streamlined and fully co-ordinated business.

Sage 200 has a large amount of addons developed for the software making the system even more flexible and a better fit for your company's accounting and ERP requirements, these can be found in the Sage Marketplace.

The Sage 200 solution is a popular choice for users of Sage 50 to upgrade to a more powerful accounting solution, there is migration tool that automatically transfers your existing accounts data.

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Overview of Sage 200

What is Sage 200 Used for?

Managing your company’s finances can be a complicated and time-consuming task, and by using a sophisticated accounting solution such as Sage 200 will help you manage all aspects of your business, from managing accounts, customers, cashflow, supply chain, stock, SOP, manufacturing to submitting VAT returns online to HMRC.

Sage 200 can be used to manage all aspects of your business including:

  • Financials
  • Stock, supply chain, SOP, POP
  • Project accounting
  • Manufacturing
  • Stock assembly and costing
  • Reporting and BI
  • Managing customers and suppliers
  • Payments and collections
  • CRM
  • Cashflow
  • And a lot more

What Can Sage 200 Do for My Business?

Offering more than just accounts, Sage 200 helps you build a joined up, efficient business — connecting all your departments — from sales to customer services, despatch to financials.

Sage 200 gives your business the right data to the right people, so they see what they need to do without being distracted by too much information, and maintain control over sensitive data with different levels of admin rights.

Accurate, timely insight’s that helps you drive success, saves time and supports key decisions by getting straight to the critical data you need — including sales, orders, invoices, productivity, budgets, profits, and much more in one single solution.

Sage 200 presents facts and figures in a meaningful way. Get critical insights when and where you need them, as Excel Reporting and BI provide powerful trend analysis and intuitive reporting.

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What Features are in Sage 200?

Sage 200 is a feature rich accounting solution that has many innovative features that helps improve efficiency, saves times and makes your organisation more profitable, just some of the high-level features and benefits include:

  • Advanced financial management
  • Highly customisable
  • Superior database performance, uses Microsoft SQL
  • Four key nominal ledgers in Financials
  • Manage complex accounts processes
  • 3 tier nominal structure
  • Supply chain management – Commercials
  • Microsoft Office 365 integration
  • Advanced multicurrency functionality
  • Control financial periods
  • Integration with CRM
  • Powerful reporting and dashboards
  • Project management module
  • Batch/Serial number processing
  • Control financial periods
  • Multiple warehouses
  • Manufacturing module
  • Bill of materials
  • Ideal for fast growing or medium sized companies
  • Sales, marketing and service
  • Up to 20 analysis codes for additional reporting purposes
  • Up to 9 million transactions

Sage 200 Financials

Is Sage 200 Easy?

Once implemented Sage 200 will enable you to easily take control of your finances, the solution is very intuitive and very easy to use and has many innovative features.

Sage 200 offers advanced financial management features and its modular approach allows you to tailor the solution to fit the exact needs of your organisation.

  • Easy to use
  • Intuitive screens
  • Process maps help you understand the workflow for each module
  • Comprehensive help features
  • Easy to learn

Most businesses who implement Sage 200 organise initial training for users, but once up and running, users find the software very easy to use and find it easy to navigate the screens. The built-in help features are extremely useful if you ever get stuck on using new features.

What are the Difference’s Between Sage 50 vs Sage 200?

Both Sage 50 and Sage 200 are market leading accounts software in their respective target markets but there are clear differences.

Sage 50 Accounts is great for small sized businesses or start-ups, whilst Sage 200 is ideal for larger SME’s or medium sized enterprises, the system is highly configurable, scalable and flexible and is a popular choice for companies who have outgrown Sage 50.

Sage 50 is available for up to 20 users and can handle up to 1.5 million financial transactions, whilst Sage 200 allows for up to 50 desktop users (or 100 web users), and because it uses a Microsoft SQL database it can handle up to 9 million transactions, with great performance.

Features and Benefits for Sage 50

  • Manage income, cash flow, expenses and payments
  • Connect to your bank account for easy reconciliation
  • Create quotes and professional looking invoices
  • Seamless integration with Office 365
  • Basic stock and product information
  • Financial reports
  • Create purchase orders and sales orders
  • Trade in multiple currencies
  • Manage multiple departments and budgets
  • Up to 20 users
  • Up to 1.5 million transactions

Features and Benefits for Sage 200

  • Advanced financial management
  • Highly customisable
  • Superior database performance, uses Microsoft SQL
  • Four key nominal ledgers
  • Manage complex processes
  • 3 tier nominal structure
  • Supply chain management – Commercials
  • Microsoft Office 365 integration
  • Advanced multicurrency functionality
  • Control financial periods
  • Integration with CRM
  • Powerful reporting and dashboards
  • Project management module
  • Batch/Serial number processing
  • Control financial periods
  • Multiple warehouses
  • Manufacturing module
  • Bill of materials
  • Ideal for small to medium sized companies
  • Sales, marketing and service
  • Up to 20 analysis codes for additional reporting purposes
  • Up to 9 million transaction

Moving from Sage 50 Accounts to Sage 200

What are the Sage 200 Modules?

When you first buy Sage 200 you get Financials as standard which is full of great features that you can use straight away to help run your business smoothly and efficiently. Sage 200 is modular, so you can add on extra software modules as and when you need them, whether it’s for project accounting or managing your stock and supply chain.

The Complete Set of Modules Include:

  • Financials
  • Commercials
  • Project Accounting
  • Business Intelligence
  • Bill of Materials
  • Web Time and Expenses
  • Manufacturing

Sage 200 Financials Module - Financials is the core module where all other modules feed financial accounting information into the 4 nominal ledgers, so you can run financial reports to get valuable insights you need to increase profits, and speed up growth, further information.

Sage 200 Commercials Module - Commercials has advanced features for managing purchase order processing, sales order processing, invoicing, price book and advanced stock management (integrate with a barcode solution), so you can make sure products and goods are despatched quickly and efficiently, further information.

Sage 200 Commercials

Sage 200 Project Accounting Module – Project accounting enables you to get a single view of all your projects, so you can manage costs and increase profitability on each project. You can track multiple projects and record time and materials against them whilst sharing information with other users across the business for maximum efficiency, further information.

Sage 200 Business Intelligence (BI) Module – BI comes free with Financials. BI is a very powerful Microsoft Excel integrated reporting tool which enables you to slice-and-dice and interrogate your accounts databases incredibly efficiently, for key features of BI see further information.

Sage 200 Bill of Materials Module (BOM) helps organisations manage assembly processes and it can break down complex processes and sub-assemblies. There are a wide range of reports in the BOM module that give you up to date information on the progress of your manufacturing processes. These modules link in with Financials and Commercials, further information.

Sage 200 Web Time and Expenses Module - An extension of the Projects module, WTE is web-enabled, allowing a mobile workforce to input timesheets and expenses from anywhere with an internet connection. Enables you to bill your clients more accurately and timely with precise and detailed information, further information.

Sage 200 Manufacturing Module enables you to track manufacturing activities in detail from start to finish, ensuring your shop floor runs smoothly whilst improving productivity, meaning you can deliver products to customers on time and within budget, further information.

Sage 200 Manufacturing Overview

Does Sage 200 Have CRM?

Many businesses consider Sage 200 as an accounting and finance package first, yet it was designed as a complete business management solution, the system now includes CRM, to manage customer relationships, sales, marketing and service.

The module for managing CRM is called Sage 200 CRM, representing an improved way of connecting your financial and commercial data with your customer service, sales, and marketing processes.

  • Real-time integration with Sage 200; with all of the functionality of the standalone Sage CRM product, but integrated!
  • Access client financial summaries whilst out on the road.
  • Interrogate customer transactions and order history from anywhere in the world.
  • Assign multiple CRM companies to one customer account.
  • With the advanced customisations feature in CRM, create Sales Orders in Sage 200 from your Sales Marketing and Service.

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How Much Does Sage 200 Cost?

Sage has changed the way you can purchase Sage 200 recently. You can now only purchase the software via a monthly subscription pricing plan (you can also pay using a pre-pay annual plan which will save you some money).

The cost of purchasing Sage 200 depends on the number of users that you require, what modules you need and the version you require, either Sage 200 Standard or Professional. See our Pricing Guide for more information on module costs.

Sage 200 Standard Pricing

  • Standard Base Pack- £283.50 per month
  • Additional Users -£15.75 per month

Sage 200 Professional Pricing

  • Financials Module - £280 per month
  • Sage 200 Desktop User - £45 per user per month

For accurate costs for your project please call us for a quote, or request a call back.

What is the Difference Between Sage 200 Standard vs Professional?

The Sage 200 product range is available in two different versions, Sage 200 Standard and Professional. Standard is only available online via the Cloud whilst Sage 200 Professional (previously known as Extra) is available in the Cloud and also as an On-Premise version.

Both versions of Sage 200 are the same software, however Professional has extra functionality available such as; Project Accounting, CRM, BI and Manufacturing. The Professional version is also customisable whilst Standard only has out of the box features, see our comparison guide.

Sage 200 Standard

  • Your straightforward cloud-based accounts solution
  • Making Tax Digital compatible software
  • Control your finances with core financial and stock management functions
  • Manage your business on the move through the cloud, connected to Microsoft 365
  • Build and access powerful data insights on the go, in the familiar environment of Excel
  • Reduce complexities with bank feeds
  • Update and delete records quickly with built-in reports, helping you with GDPR obligations
  • Bill of Materials (BOM) for simple manufacturing processes

Sage 200 Professional

  • All the power of Standard, plus customisable supercharged features
  • Making Tax Digital (MTD) compatible software
  • Built in functionality to help you meet GDPR obligations by enabling you to update and delete records easily.
  • Combines the power of desktop with the freedom of the cloud, connected to Microsoft 365
  • Gain even more control with full inventory management including batch and serial traceability and replenishment
  • Use business intelligence and insights to propel your business forwards
  • Gain better visibility with connected CRM
  • Configure and customise Sage 200cloud with optional modules for different industries to suit business needs

Is Sage 200 an ERP system?

The answer is yes, Sage 200 is an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system that brings together accounts, financials, BI, purchasing, production, cash, sales order processing and CRM for your company.

Sage 200 has various add on modules and apps that enables you to manage your supply chain, order processing, stock, manufacturing and CRM across your business, making it a true ERP system.

Is Sage 200 Cloud based?

Sage 200 can be used online via the Cloud. Sage refocused its efforts on the fast-growing cloud computing (SaaS) accounts software market. Sage 200 is available to use in the Cloud online, for both Sage 200 Standard and Professional, see the full range of Cloud accounting products.

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Is Sage 200 MTD (Making Tax Digital) Compliant?

Most businesses are now required to submit VAT returns digitally via MTD ready software as Making Tax Digital is HMRC’s move to digitise tax. The latest version of Sage 200 is Making Tax Digital (MTD) Compliant, as of 1st April, companies with a turnover above £85k now have to submit VAT through commercial accounting software, further information and latest updates on MTD.

What Business Applications Does Sage 200 Link With?

Bringing together the UK’s most popular mid-market accounts system Sage 200 with other leading products and payment technologies allows you to get the most out of your system. Sage 200 now integrates with the following applications.

What Database Does Sage 200 Use?

One of the key benefits of Sage 200 is that it sits on a powerful Microsoft SQL database which means it can handle extremely large amounts of data, speed and performance are unaffected by the amount of transactions or data in the core database.

Sage 200 can handle virtually unlimited transactions and maintain great performance and speed which is unaffected by the number of users on the system, other benefits of Microsoft SQL includes:

  • Increased data security
  • Ease of configuration
  • Great performance – unaffected by the number of users or transactions
  • Stores a huge amount of data
  • Optimised data storage
  • Data recovery support

Does Sage 200 Have an API?

The Sage 200 system has an API (Application Programming Interface) which enables you to develop links with other business applications, further information.

What is the Difference Between Line 200 and Sage 200?

Line 200  refers to older versions of the software, it was then rebranded as MMS, then Extra before coming Sage 200c, where the c referred to Cloud before taking on its current brand name Sage 200cloud

Why Choose AlphaLogix - Book a Sage 200 Demo or Organise a Quote

AlphaLogix are a leading Sage business partner who started in 1995 and have over 300 happy customers today, further information.

Our accounting experts will help you discover how Sage 200 can be setup to improve your accounting processes within your organisation. We will provide you with a free initial personalised demo as well as fully justified costs and pricing for your requirements.

Our dedicated accounts experts are committed to ensuring you get the most from your software investment and we offer the following services.

  • Implementation
  • A proactive and dedicated Support team
  • Development services
  • A wide range of Sage 200 Training courses
  • Migration from other accounts systems
  • Consultancy
  • Software integration
  • Hosting
  • Ecommerce and website integration
  • Plus, much more

Call us today on 0208 050 3216 to discuss Sage 200 or to organise a demo or quote, alternatively email us at info@alphalogix.co.uk.

We will help you through every step of the selection process, implementation process, including training and support.

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