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  • Blog |

    Pension freedoms: do employers care?

    You’d have to have been living under a stone in the last couple of weeks not to be aware that pensions have had a major …

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  • Blog |

    Engaging employees – how and why?

    Employee engagement can be interpreted a number of ways. For employees it's an expectation that the organisation will ke…

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  • Blog |

    Onboarding – the new induction

    One of the greatest mistakes an employer can make is to underestimate the power of the new wave of talent in today's mar…

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  • Blog |

    Top floor to shop floor and the right attitud…

    Planning and scheduling systems embedded in businesses have traditionally been manual processes, limited to production, …

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  • Blog |

    Access Into... Finance Control

    Join Access Into Finance Control, our free educational seminar, for professionals in not-for-profit organisations. The s…

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  • Blog |

    Efficiencies require modern management

    Despite the economy returning to its strongest since 2007 many businesses are still left with the feeling they could be …

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  • Blog |

    Connecting your supply chain

    Modern supply chains are much more sophisticated than even those a decade ago, the ability to integrate and synchronise …

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  • Blog |

    Multiple income tax code fiasco

    There were a couple of interesting articles in the Daily Telegraph on 17thJanuary, ' Millions with multiple incomes at r…

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  • Blog |

    Visibility is everything in a growing busines…

    With brighter skies on the horizon, businesses need to put themselves in a position to grasp new opportunities when they…

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  • Blog |

    Delivery trends 2015

    What of delivery? 2014 saw considerable excitement over the possibility of delivery 'drones'. There is no technical diff…

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  • Blog |

    2015: The return of a growing economy and the…

    The economic climate of the UK is slowly returning to its pre-recession equivalent, professional services are now again …

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  • Blog |

    Supply chain trends for 2015

    Supply chains will need all the flexibility and adaptability they can muster to cope with emerging trends, with implicat…

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  • Press Release |

    Red Arch Manufacturing embrace Acce…

    Red Arch Manufacturing LTD (RA), is one of the UK’s leading automotive original equipment, small/medium volume component…

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  • Press Release |

    York Museums Trust to increase fund…

    York Museums Trust has invested in Access thankQ and Gamma. The thankQ CRM will enable the York Museum Trust to offer pe…

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  • Press Release |

    MGM Advantage takes control of HR a…

    MGM Advantage, retirement specialists, has invested in Access HR and payroll solution. As previous HR systems grew old i…

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  • Press Release |

    StratoGen to Showcase Dynamic Cloud…

    Leading VMware Service Provider, StratoGen, recently acquired by Access Group, has announced its continued sponsorship o…

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  • Press Release |

    Game changing CRM technology for NF…

    Access Group has today launched its most cutting-edge CRM solution to date for the not-for-profit (NFP) sector. Having i…

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  • Press Release |

    Access Group shortlisted in FDs Exc…

    Access Group has been named a finalist in the FDs’ Excellence Awards in the category for ‘Software Vendor - Larger Clien…

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  • Press Release |

    Access Technology Group acquires ma…

    Access Technology Group (Access) has acquired Changeworknow, the specialists in talent acquisition, as they look to bols…

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  • Press Release |

    British Science Association gains d…

    British Science Association (BSA) has recently invested in Access thankQ CRM to remove time consuming manual processes, …

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  • Press Release |

    Tyler Grange embraces financial man…

    Tyler Grange, which includes some of the UK’s leading experts in arboriculture, ecology and landscape planning, has inve…

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  • Press Release |

    Aztek Logistics gains greater contr…

    Aztek Logstics, a leading 3PL supplier, required a warehouse management solution (WMS) to maximise stock control, improv…

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  • Press Release |

    Access rockets up The Sunday Times …

    Access Group (Access) is celebrating today after being named one of the Top 100 Companies to Work For in the UK. Access …

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  • Press Release |

    Access Group named one of the best-…

    Access Group (Access), a leading enterprise software provider whose customers include Blenheim Palace, Leicester Tigers,…

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  • Press Release |

    UK businesses waste over £28,000 a …

    A study has revealed 48 per cent of UK employees waste three hours or more a day working with inefficient systems, which…

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  • Press Release |

    Fisher German to consolidate manage…

    Fisher German, leading rural estate agents, property consultants, and chartered surveyors in the UK, are investing in Ac…

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  • Press Release |

    Reapit scale up growth plans with A…

    Reapit, suppliers of multi-award winning residential estate agency software, has invested in Access’ finance, payroll an…

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  • Press Release |

    Access launches cloud-based financi…

    Access, the UK-based enterprise solutions provider, has launched aCloudFinancials, a fully functional SaaS finance solut…

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  • Press Release |

    Access Group brings latest cloud so…

    The UK-based enterprise solutions provider, Access Group, has seen five of its SaaS solutions accepted as part of the G-…

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  • Press Release |

    30% of managers lack integrated sys…

    The latest survey carried out for Access by Redshift Research, which examines the challenges for Business Intelligence a…

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  • Press Release |

    BK Nolte roll out Access solution f…

    BK Nolte Contracts Ltd, designer, manufacturers and fitters of prestige kitchens, has invested in new business managemen…

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  • Press Release |

    Access Delta to showcase at IntraLo…

    Access Group are to showcase its ever evolving warehouse management solution Access Delta at the debut of IntraLogisteX …

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  • Press Release |

    Charlotte Olympia gear up for retai…

    Luxury fashion brand Charlotte Olympia has invested in Access as part of the implementation of their wider organisationa…

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  • Press Release |

    Fergusons Transport embraces greate…

    Fergusons Transport, the largest privately owned haulier in the North East of England, has made the strategic decision t…

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  • Press Release |

    Canal & River Trust modernise manag…

    Canal & River Trust has recently invested in modernising their management systems with the integration and implementatio…

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  • Press Release |

    TA Associates to Acquire Majority I…

    TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acqu…

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  • Press Release |

    Sportspace future-proofs HR and pay…

    Sportspace, who manage the sport services that were previously funded by Government, has invested in HR and payroll solu…

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  • Blog |

    Tax codes for 2015-16 - the next batch of emp…

    Have you had the opportunity to look at the standard of tax codes coming through over the last few weeks for the start o…

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  • Event |

    itSHOWCASE Birmingham October

    Date: 13 October 2015
    Venue: Villa Park Stadium, Birmingham

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  • Event |

    eCommerce Expo

    Date: 30 September 2015
    Venue: Olympia, London

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  • Event |

    itSHOWCASE Manchester

    Date: 22 September 2015
    Venue: Manchester Suite, Sir Matt Busby Way, Old Trafford, Man…

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  • Event |

    itSHOWCASE Leicester

    Date: 7 July 2015
    Venue: King Power Stadium, Filbert Way, Leicester, LE2 7FL

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  • Blog |

    Budget day 2015

    March will be an even busier time than normal for payroll professionals who are bracing themselves for year end. The las…

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  • Press Release |

    Jupiter Marketing gains critical vi…

    Jupiter Marketing, a leader in distributing fresh produce, is to invest in a warehouse management system (WMS) solution …

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  • Press Release |

    Muscle Food & Westin Gourmet invest…

    Muscle Food & Westin Gourmet LLP, is to introduce advanced warehouse management solution (WMS) Access Delta. The decisio…

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  • Blog |

    Increasingly complex warehouse operations req…

    In an increasingly competitive commercial environment, warehouse operators are finding they need to be more agile and ef…

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  • Blog |

    Greater warehouse visibility creates saving a…

    Warehouse management systems have been proven to boost operational efficiency but when integrated with other management …

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  • Event |

    IDPE Annual Conference

    Date: 8 June 2015
    Venue: Whittlebury Hall, Towcester

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  • Event |

    CFG Annual Conference

    Date: 13 May 2015
    Venue: The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London

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  • Event |

    COBIS Annual Conference

    Date: 9 May 2015
    Venue: Park Plaza Hotel, London

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  • Event |

    CFG IT Data Insight

    Date: 1 January 0001
    Venue: Immarsat, London

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  • Event |

    Health + Care 2015

    Date: 24 June 2015
    Venue: Excel, London

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  • Event |

    National Care Awards (2)

    Date: 6 June 2015
    Venue: Hampden Park, Southampton

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  • Event |

    National Care Awards

    Date: 26 April 2015
    Venue: Hampden Park Stadium, Glasgow

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  • Event |

    Care Roadshow Glasgow

    Date: 21 April 2015
    Venue: Hampden Park Stadium, Glasgow

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  • Event |

    Accountex 2015

    Date: 13 May 2015
    Venue: Excel, London

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  • Event |

    itSHOWCASE Southampton

    Date: 28 April 2015
    Venue: St Mary's Stadium, Southampton

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  • Event |

    itSHOWCASE Sheffield

    Date: 10 June 2015
    Venue: Sheffield United

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  • Event |

    Advanced Manufacturing Show

    Date: 2 June 2015
    Venue: NEC, Birmingham

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  • Event |

    itSHOWCASE London

    Date: 19 May 2015
    Venue: Emirates Stadium, London

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  • Event |

    Multimodal

    Date: 28 April 2015
    Venue: NEC, Birmingham

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  • Blog |

    HMRC drop automatic late payment penalties

    On Tuesday 17th February HMRC issued a press release covering a number of RTI issues, including a new tolerance to avoid…

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  • Blog |

    Prompt Payment Discount changes to take effec…

    New changes are to take effect from 1 April 2015 for businesses offering prompt payment discounts (PPD) on VAT invoices …

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  • Blog |

    Trivial benefits: are you ready for April 201…

    With only six weeks to go to the start of the tax year, have you conducted a review of your benefits’ policy to accommod…

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  • Media Coverage |

    Integrate to collaborate

    Date: 26 September 2014
    Source: Supply Chain Standard

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  • Media Coverage |

    How to Prevent an Overflowing Email…

    Date: 2 September 2014
    Source: Huffington Post

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  • Media Coverage |

    How can real time data help busines…

    Date: 20 October 2014
    Source: New Business

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  • Media Coverage |

    Common data standard for auto enrol…

    Date: 19 November 2014
    Source: Accounting Web

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  • Media Coverage |

    TA Associates to Acquire Majority I…

    Date: 19 January 2015
    Source: Bloomberg Business

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  • Media Coverage |

    Understanding Project Management: R…

    Date: 15 January 2015
    Source: Fresh Business Thinking

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  • Media Coverage |

    Fuelling the engine for growth

    Date: 18 February 2015
    Source: Manufacturing and Logistics IT

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  • Media Coverage |

    SMEs cannot afford to be non-compli…

    Date: 19 February 2015
    Source: Real Business

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  • Press Release |

    Railway Benefit Fund improves engag…

    Cheshire charity The Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) is to introduce a new fundraising solution from Access. This will delive…

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  • Press Release |

    G4 Power integrate Access to streng…

    Data Centre power solutions provider, G4 MPS Ltd, is looking to automate processes to boost growth with the implementati…

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  • Press Release |

    Volunteer module part of major new …

    Access Group, the integrated software provider to the NFP sector, has unveiled a major new release of its HR solution in…

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  • Press Release |

    Kisharon upgrades to Access thankQ …

    Charity Kisharon provides the Jewish community with vital support for hundreds of people with learning difficulties and …

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  • Press Release |

    Broadstone Group integrates HR and …

    Broadstone Group, the independent pensions and investment expert, has outsourced its payroll processes and streamlined H…

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  • Press Release |

    New whitepaper highlights tech tren…

    Integrated software provider Access Group has published its latest whitepaper on the technology trends to impact the not…

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  • Press Release |

    Birmingham Contemporary Music Group…

    Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (BCMG) has received government funding to invest in its IT infrastructure. BCMG has …

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  • Press Release |

    CEM Analytical Services to increase…

    CEM Analytical Services are set to dramatically increase their ability to analyse project profitability with the impleme…

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  • Press Release |

    System Consultants Services consoli…

    System Consultants Services has recently upgraded their business management processes, with enhanced reporting, mobilisa…

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  • Press Release |

    Access provides Jeremiah's Journey …

    Jeremiah's Journey has invested in Access' not-for-profit driven CRM solution thankQ that allows them to consolidate the…

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  • Blog |

    Keep a weather eye - Monitoring tangible util…

    As a project company, your people are your revenue. It's up to you to utilise them as best you can. Yet an extra day he…

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  • Blog |

    Access to real time warehouse data enables in…

    There is only one thing worse than having too much stock in the warehouse, and that's having too little. It is, therefor…

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  • Blog |

    Locality set to manage community projects wit…

    Locality is the leading nationwide network for community-led organisation. The charity is set to to use Access' business…

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  • Blog |

    Film production company Passion Pictures goes…

    Passion Pictures is a film production company producing for both the commercial and entertainment industry. The company …

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  • Blog |

    Out of the box functionality with SelectHR

    In any industry time is essential, professional services are no exception - especially when the tools of the operation a…

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  • Blog |

    Blue Cross work on income recording with Acce…

    Access recently sat down with Blue Cross to discuss a solution for their; finance, income management, system integration…

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  • Blog |

    thankQ supports innovation with Innovista

    Innovista has invested in Access thankQ to help develop their charity further. Innovista exists to identify and develop …

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  • Blog |

    Access prepares R&R Electrical for the future…

    R&R Electrical Services Ltd has made the move to automate management processes and consolidate information. The company …

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  • Blog |

    How long can warehouses rely on paper-based s…

    Very few businesses can honestly say they operate in a completely digital environment. We know from our own research tha…

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  • Blog |

    Supply chain systems: The benefits of an IT i…

    As explained in our recent whitepaper, Supply Chain Nirvana: meeting demand with minimised stock , over 25% of all compa…

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  • Blog |

    Where technology is heading in the NFP sector…

    Access Group's NFP Division brought together key influencers in the sector at a recent think tank, held at the Haymarket…

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  • Blog |

    City Lit invests in integrated solutions from…

    City Lit has invested in Access Dimensions & FocalPoint after encountering costly restrictions. Their business software …

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  • Blog |

    New private hospital KIMS will roll out Acces…

    Newly built Kent Institute of Medicine & Surgery (KIMS) has invested in Access SelectHR & SelectPay for its 2014 debut. …

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  • Blog |

    National Ice Centre future-proofs business wi…

    The National Ice Centre is a venue that is looking for growth, whilst making business processes flexible and easy to use…

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  • Blog |

    BH Live outsourced to in-house with SelectHR

    There are various restriction that come with outsourcing HR. The ability to scale up accordingly is not accessible, self…

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  • Blog |

    Bellrock invests in intelligent business insi…

    Bellrock, facilities management has invested in Access Insight. The organisation handles the requirements of 55,000 prem…

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  • Blog |

    Bellrock switch on business intelligence with…

    Bellrock is a facilities management business, handling the requirements of 55,000 premises throughout Britain. Clients i…

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  • Blog |

    Leaders replace bespoke system for SelectHR

    Leading estate agents, Leaders, has invested in Access SelectHR, after re-assessing their existing bespoke HR system, wh…

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  • Blog |

    Think BIG for the future of Data

    Thursday 13 th of March, Access hosted an introduction to Big Data, what it is and what it means for organisations. The …

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  • Blog |

    Access will manage over 50,000 Pendennis work…

    Pendennis is one of the world's leading super yacht builders with a heritage spanning over 25 years.

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  • Blog |

    UK Manufacturing should get leaner and smarte…

    Following up from a recent report produced by The Times, UK Manufacturing ; the rate of manufacturing output is increasi…

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  • Blog |

    The future of HR is three-dimensional data

    In the UK, more businesses than ever before are paying their respects to the HR team. The once unappreciated department …

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  • Blog |

    How to claim Employment Allowance

    With all the talk about the Government encouraging jobs, particularly within smaller companies, you'll no doubt have hea…

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  • Blog |

    WWT allocate multiple roles and salaries with…

    The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is one of the world's largest, most respected wetland conservations, they have chose…

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  • Blog |

    KSW Engineering will deliver precision work t…

    Access customer, KSW Engineering has recently made the informed decision to automate both their planning and scheduling …

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  • Blog |

    The returns operation is becoming a major fac…

    A retailer's ability to run a slick returns operation is now seen as a major factor impacting on the profitability of a …

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  • Blog |

    Adopting online member personalisation – What…

    In 2014 the key online challenge facing the membership sector is online personalisation. Guest Blogger, Richard Gott, ex…

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  • Blog |

    Secure Trading understand importance of stron…

    Secure Trading , is the largest independent payment service provider in the UK, processing billions of transactions annu…

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  • Blog |

    Get a 3D view of your workforce: Maintenance …

    Organisations are wising up to the value of people data and analysis, helping HR become a significant driving force for …

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  • Blog |

    How is IT shaping manufacturing?

    The continued rise and demand for IT suggests that this growth is not slowing down. The manufacturing sector has - up un…

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  • Blog |

    City & County invest in scalable ERP systems …

    City & County Healthcare Group is one of the largest community-based care and support service providers in the UK. Follo…

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  • Blog |

    An alternative to planning on spreadsheets us…

    Access Orchestrate offers an easy to use, affordable, planning and scheduling solution for developing key business plans…

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  • Blog |

    Ethical trade strategists Impactt to implemen…

    Impactt is an organisation that has been working in ethical trade for over 15 years, with well-known household names. Th…

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  • Blog |

    Adopting online member personalisation – ‘Ope…

    In 2014 the key online challenge facing the membership sector is online personalisation. Guest Blogger, Richard Gott, ex…

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  • Blog |

    SPCK looks to Access for publishing approved …

    The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK), is strengthening their accounting throughout their five main depar…

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  • Blog |

    Heatric looks to handle large growth with Acc…

    British Manufacturing success story Heatric is moving forward with a series of ERP implementations following their recen…

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  • Blog |

    Bells remove risk from supply chain processes…

    The UK's second biggest pie maker, Bells Food Group , has invested in Access SupplyChain (ASC) to enhance stock forecast…

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  • Blog |

    AIM Aviation improve visibility and control o…

    AIM Aviation , who specialise in the design and manufacture of aircraft cabin interiors, has recently invested in Access…

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  • Blog |

    Global Navigation adds intelligence with Acce…

    Global Navigation Solutions (GNS) distribute digital and paper maritime charts and products across the globe. In additio…

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  • Blog |

    Adopting Online Member Personalisation – A sn…

    In 2014 the key online challenge facing the membership sector is online personalisation. Guest Blogger, Richard Gott, ex…

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  • Blog |

    Petroc education extend financials and accoun…

    Further education and higher education college, Petroc , was formed following the merger of North Devon College and East…

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  • Blog |

    Ritchie integrates Access Orchestrate to stre…

    Industrial and Agricultural Equipment Manufacturer, Ritchie has recently invested in integrated planning and scheduling …

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  • Blog |

    G4 MPS optimises bespoke production needs wit…

    G4 MPS manufactures electrical distribution solutions. The firm required a new supply chain solution to manage varied pr…

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  • Blog |

    Essex Safety Glass consolidates financial pro…

    Essex Safety Glass UK , has recently recognised that their current accounting processes are limited. Reporting analysis …

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  • Blog |

    Origen Financial Services streamlines HR with…

    Origen is owned by AEGON and provides financial advice to private clients and small to medium sized businesses within th…

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  • Blog |

    Manufacturing leaders: Don’t get in the way o…

    Improving manufacturing efficiency is a top challenge for companies within supply chain management. Companies can learn …

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  • Blog |

    Business Intelligence: The trend is all about…

    These days we need to be on the move in our professional lives. Meetings abroad, appointments with clients, visits to a …

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  • Blog |

    Exporting: Expand your operation with reduced…

    According to recent ICAEW research , UK SME exports are due to grow, but are not growing fast enough. It is crucial for …

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  • Blog |

    WMS best practices: what you need to know (1)…

    For organisations looking to implement a WMS, we've put together our best practice knowledge, focusing on ten top tips t…

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  • Blog |

    Successful project mobilisation: balancing th…

    Previously on successful project mobilisation, we looked at the importance of building one source for handover informati…

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  • Press Release |

    Breaking the fulfilment speed barri…

    Speed of fulfilment was identified as a top challenge for 40% of the companies that responded to a Supply Chain Manageme…

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  • Press Release |

    Midland and Great Northern Joint Ra…

    Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway Society has invested in Access thankQ to empower volunteers whilst streamlining…

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  • Press Release |

    Southern Communications improve rep…

    Southern Communications is a dedicated SME supplier of B2B telecommunications, with a goal to become the preferred suppl…

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  • Blog |

    Support the drive for common data standards a…

    There are times in life when you just have to take action, and in the world of payroll and pensions this is one of those…

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  • Blog |

    Why schedule with Access Orchestrate?

    "Why schedule?" might seem a facile question in a manufacturing environment. After all, every manufacturer, to a greater…

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  • Blog |

    Business Intelligence: The trend is all about…

    These days we need to be on the move in our professional lives. Meetings abroad, appointments with clients, visits to a …

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  • Blog |

    Exporting: Expand your operation with reduced…

    According to recent ICAEW research , UK SME exports are due to grow, but are not growing fast enough. It is crucial for …

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  • Blog |

    Personalisation can bring greater not-for-pro…

    We live in a time-poor world - get across what you want to say in 140 characters of less, or miss your chance! It's a wo…

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  • Blog |

    Do you know why you're here?

    On a recent visit to a prospective new thankQ university customer, we were given a very nice lunch with the senior team …

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  • Press Release |

    Anson Group implement Access soluti…

    Anson Group, specialists in providing support services to companies and funds has invested in their IT infrastructure, s…

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  • Blog |

    Three reasons to use a cloud based business i…

    According to research by Enterprise Management Associates , business intelligence in the cloud has already been adopted …

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  • Blog |

    HR: Now is a better time than ever to support…

    The UK has experienced a flurry of activity for organisations of all shapes and sizes since strong economic growth has b…

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  • Blog |

    Bid Management: manage risk factors

    In this series of Access best practice tips we have gathered together our knowledge and summarised some quick tips to be…

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  • Press Release |

    Matthews & Goodman enhance financia…

    Property advisers Matthews & Goodman are introducing a new reporting strategy with Access Dimensions & FocalPoint. The n…

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  • Blog |

    Breaking the fulfilment speed barrier: stream…

    Improving the speed and accuracy of fulfilment while controlling the cost of execution is one of the key sources of comp…

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  • Blog |

    Integration key to not-for-profit success

    Last week I spoke about the first of our five trends in the NFP sector, personalisation and badgification , This week I …

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  • Blog |

    Bid management: play to your strengths

    Previously on Access Best Practice Tips, we looked at managing risk factors , in this quick tip we've drawn from our kno…

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  • Blog |

    Gift aid in a digital world

    One of the immediate advantages of implementing Access thankQ was the ease in which gift aid could be claimed. We moved …

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  • Blog |

    Bid management: see what's coming down the li…

    Our last entry focused on playing to your strengths , enabling you to make informed decisions to delegate time and resou…

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  • Blog |

    Bid management: capture costs early

    In a previous blog on bid management we looked at 'What's coming down the line' , where getting an accurate picture of w…

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  • Blog |

    WMS best practices: what you need to know

    For organisations looking to implement a WMS, we've put together our best practice knowledge, focusing on ten top tips t…

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  • Blog |

    Bid management: gain full visibility of your …

    Over the last week we've covered: risk management , playing to your strength's , getting a picture of what's coming down…

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  • Blog |

    Successful project mobilisation: build one so…

    All last week we took you through our best practice tips for successful bid management . This week we've delved further …

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  • Blog |

    Successful project mobilisation: track the co…

    In our last blog we looked at the benefits of balancing the right resources against available information and the impact…

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  • Blog |

    Successful project mobilisation: standardise …

    In our last tip for project mobilisation, tracking the cost to complete , we looked at the impact of the ability to moni…

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  • Blog |

    Successful project mobilisation: monitor tang…

    All this week we've looked at Access' best practice tips for successful project mobilisation . In this final blog we're …

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  • Press Release |

    Access shortlisted again for Constr…

    Business software provider Access Group has been shortlisted in the Construction Computing Awards for Construction Accou…

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  • Blog |

    Successful cost capture & WIP: define a meani…

    Previously we looked at successful project mobilisation and bid management , highlighting five key tips for you to takea…

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  • Blog |

    National Payroll Week – what you need to know…

    Hosted by the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals , National Payroll Week is dedicated to raising awareness of …

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  • Blog |

    Successful cost capture and WIP: make it easy…

    In our last blog we looked at defining a meaningful reporting structure . Now we'll be looking at the importance of time…

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  • Blog |

    Outsourcing payroll is trending

    After several years of organisations investing in software solutions to bring their payroll back in-house, recent change…

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  • Blog |

    Access celebrates National Payroll Week

    National Payroll Week got off to a flying start from Access' payroll teams baking cakes to raise funds for our Charity o…

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  • Blog |

    Successful cost capture and WIP: don’t over-e…

    Previously in the series we took a look at making it easier for employees to enter costs by reducing rekeying, helping t…

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  • Blog |

    Britain heading for new pensions crisis

    With one of the biggest changes in pensions legislation the UK has ever faced coming into place over the next three and …

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  • Press Release |

    Access walks with giants at Ecommer…

    Access Group are to attend this year's Ecommerce Expo on the 1st and 2nd of October, London, Olympia Hall on Stand 108 i…

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    WMS quick tip: web access

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    WMS quick tip: labour management

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    WMS quick tip: order picking

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  • Press Release |

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    EU VAT changes 2015 – are you ready?

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    Mind the gap: growing with opportunities

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    Auto-enrolment: welcome simplification on the…

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    Fighting for a worthy cause

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    ‘Tis the Season to Drop the Ball

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    2015 legislation changes - the 'to do list'

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    Marketing’s role in the supply chain

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    Fit for work service launched

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    Trinity Hospice reduces HR burden w…

    Trinity Hospice is to implement a new HR solution from Access Group, utilising technology to become more efficient and r…

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    Under Control

    Date: 31 July 2014
    Source: Charity Times

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