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We are evolving

As a long-established SAP and SAGE partner, DCS has built up a credible reputation for delivering best-in-class business IT solutions, enabling people in hundreds of businesses from lots of different sectors to do more and achieve success. From our humble beginnings 40 years ago as a 2-man Sage Business Partner, we have grown in both

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Improving cash flow with Credit Hound

  Efficient credit control is a vital function for every business. Late payments, mounting customer debt and poor cash flow directly affect your bottom line. Improving and maintaining strong and consistent credit control processes will minimise late payments, giving you consistent cash flow and making your profit a priority; this is where Credit Hound is

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A recap of the key events of 2019 that have affected SMEs

As we’re fast approaching the end of 2019, I thought it would be a good time to reflect on the challenges that SMEs have faced this year. A couple of the things we’ve come up against are still causing concerns for some people, such as Brexit, but with the right planning we can minimise the

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DCS receive prestigious award for Service Excellence

We are proud to have been recognised for the outstanding service we provide to our 400 plus SME customers.  This award, presented by global software giant Sage at their annual conference, reinforces our commitment to service excellence. This is a great achievement against the backdrop of a challenging 12 months, that included preparing customers for

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Festive Season Opening Hours

The festive season is fast approaching and we’ll be welcoming in 2020 before we know it. This year has been a whirlwind for SMEs, with critical legislation like GDPR and MTD coming into force, and uncertainty around Brexit causing concern for many people. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of our customers

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3 phase approach to optimising your operations

  Knowing where to begin when it comes to optimising your operations can be challenging. That’s why we’ve put together this article, detailing a 3 phase approach for what you need to assess, and consider, when it comes to changing your processes and/or software to achieve your growth aspirations.   1. Assessment The first thing

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Introducing the SAP Integration Hub

When we are discussing the associated project goals with a prospective client, or system road-maps with existing SAP Business One clients, there is one phase or project goal that is regularly listed: “We want to be even more integrated” The good news is SAP are listening. The new ‘SAP integration hub’ within the very latest

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Construction Industry Scheme (CIS)

In October 2020 HMRC will introduce reverse charge VAT rules which will affect you if you supply or receive specified services that are reported under the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS).  This is informally described as “CIS reverse charges” and will affect apply to both invoicing and VAT returns. What to do to ensure compliance with

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Cyber Security Webinar Series

  As part of our continued efforts to support SMEs with the changing cyber threat landscape, we have teamed up with a range of industry experts to deliver a cyber security webinar series. This will help you ensure that your systems and infrastructure are secure by design. This 4-part webinar series that will be focused

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Free Office 365 Threat Report, in partnership with Barracuda

The DCS security series running over the coming months is focused on helping businesses understand security risks, demystify cyber security and identifying positive steps that can be taken to protect from harmful threats. A 2019 Ipsos MORI poll identified that 80% of respondents consider security critical to their business although 30% acknowledged they knew nothing

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