**[Update July 2015: Sage One Accounts Extra has been renamed and is now known as Sage One Accounting.]**

“Sage concentrates over 30 years of small business leadership into Sage One Accounts Extra, its most comprehensive online accounting software yet.”

*Britain’s largest business software company helps SMEs grow anywhere, anytime, any pace with the launch of Sage One Accounts Extra.*

Leading business software and services provider, Sage UK Limited, has today announced the launch of Sage One Accounts Extra, one of its most significant technology launches in the UK.

The new solution combines the deepest and broadest online accounting capabilities Sage has on the market for small businesses, providing customers with more power, visibility and control over the most important aspects of their financial affairs.

## Unmatched market knowledge

Building on the success of Sage One Accounts and Sage One Payroll, Sage One Accounts Extra marks another major step forward in Sage’s growing online portfolio and is a direct response to the changing needs of small businesses and accountants in the UK and Ireland. Combined with Sage’s unmatched market knowledge and expertise, it also supports companies looking to expand overseas with foreign currency capabilities, and is delivered on a highly scalable and secure global platform built for greater accessibility and collaboration.

**Simon Hodgkins, Head of Sage One UK & Ireland said:** *“More than 6 million businesses worldwide entrust Sage with managing their business data and processes – and 80% of these are start-ups and small businesses.”*

*“We’ve been a proud supporter of small businesses for over 30 years, and we understand the importance of delivering the right technology at the right time for our customers. Sage One Accounts Extra has been designed to give our users more power and control across the board; which in turn gives them the freedom, confidence, and peace of mind to focus on growing their business.”*

As businesses increasingly want the freedom to choose how, where and when they access business-critical information, Sage One Accounts Extra provides an upgrade path from Sage One Accounts and gives customers the tools needed to grow in to new markets, operate more efficiently, and plan more effectively for the future. Customers will also have the assurance of free 24/7 telephone and email support from Sage’s award-winning customer service team, currently unparalleled in the market.

## New features

Key new functions for Sage One Accounts Extra include; enhanced forecasting tools, automated bank reconciliation, multi-currency and sophisticated cash flow management, additional functionality of invoicing, payments integration and importantly, support on all UK & Ireland VAT schemes.

All of this, in addition to what Sage believes is one of the most intuitive and appealing interface and user experiences on the market today (see screenshots below).

**Screenshot of Sales Summary in Sage One Accounts Extra**

**Screenshot of Cashflow Forecast in Sage One Accounts Extra**

**Mr Michael Tolan, Director at Langcliffe Ltd. Accountants said of the new functionality:**

*“I am excited by the possibilities Sage One Accounts Extra offers as I am a great believer in the cloud. The extended reach means I’ll deliver a faster, higher-quality service to clients whilst saving them time and cutting down on less strategic meetings and journeys. I care passionately about great client service and this will help me retain and move clients to the vendor whom I regard as leading the market.”*

**Lorna Syson, founder of Lorna Syson interiors & bespoke design, and a Sage One customer:** *“I need to have online access to accounts anytime, anywhere, so that I can see what invoices are coming in and out at a glance. Sage One has been a great business ‘plus one’ for me in that respect – giving me the right technology and support, at the right time so I can focus on growing my business.”*

Key new features include:

**Easy international trading**

- Record income and purchase transactions in multiple currencies
- Sage One Accounts Extra calculates exchange values for you
- Calculate VAT for transactions with non-UK & Ireland based businesses
- Record payments in any currency

**Export capability and bank reconciliation automation**

- Drill down into data and export into Excel and other formats
- More sophisticated user interface forautomated bank reconciliation

**Greater accessibility and control**

- Give secure access to multiple users and define what every user can see and do
- Control who can manage payments and receipts
- Clear view of financial position in real time, with clear visibility of payroll, cash flow, profits, balance sheets and projections
- Quick transaction input processing
- Set up multiple businesses

**More in-depth reporting and forecasting**

- True insight into finances and customers with clear analysis tools
- View businesses future with cash flow forecasting
- Clear cash flow statements

**Free 24/7 support whenever it is needed, online and on the phone from the award-winning and UK-based Sage support team.**

## Take a free trial

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## About Sage One

**Supporting the next stage of business growth **

Sage One sets the standard for online accounting and payroll software. Easy to use, jargon free and with simple pricing, within a couple of clicks you can work in real time with your accountant and connect to other powerful business apps. Support is included in the monthly subscription charge, so if you ever have a question, our UK-based support team are a phone call or email away 24/7, 365 days a year. With Sage One, you’ll have everything you need to manage your business, accounts and payroll, the easy way.

- Sage One Accounting – just £10 per month + VAT
- Sage One Cashbook – just £5 per month + VAT
- Sage One Payroll – just £5, £10 or £15 per month + VAT (for 5, 10 or 15 employees)

**Unrivalled Support**

Sage One requires no formal training and is easy to use. However, because everyone needs a helping hand now and then, free 24-hour support is available, either on the phone, via email or online, giving business users and accountants access to Sage’s unrivalled infrastructure of professional expertise and software support whenever they need it.

**For more press information please contact Marlin PR: **

Email: sage@marlinpr.com

Phone: 020 7932 5580

## About Sage

The Sage Group plc is a leading global provider of business management software to small and medium sized companies, creating greater freedom for them to succeed. Sage understands how and why each business is unique. We provide products and services that suit varying needs, are a pleasure to use and are secure and efficient. Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and entered the FTSE 100 in 1999. Sage has over 6 million customers and more than 13,380 employees in 23 countries covering the UK & Ireland, mainland Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia, Asia and Brazil.

In the UK Sage has been helping small businesses improve the way they work for over 30 years with award-winning accounting, ERP, payroll, business intelligence and CRM software as well as services such as Excel Support, HR Advice, Health and Safety Advice and training courses.

Best-selling packages such as Sage One Accounts, Sage Instant Accounts and Sage 50 Accounts have helped over 830,000 businesses in the UK save time and money.

For further information please visit www.sage.co.uk