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It’s time your business made getting paid simple

‘Cash is King’ is how the old saying goes and when it comes to running a business it’s a truth that endures and always will do – after all, business is about making money. As we all know though, on a day to day basis revenue is not about financial reward for the individuals behind

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Take a test drive of Sage Business Cloud Financials

The test drive. It’s an essential part of just about every new car purchase. After all, a shiny new motor is a big investment and you’ll want a good idea of what you’re getting before signing on that dotted line. Just as a car is for individuals, at DCS we understand just how big an

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Gauging the preparedness of UK businesses for Brexit

We like to think we give readers of this blog the information they need and tackle the issues they really want to hear about. It’s with that in mind that we thought we’d take a look at Brexit, with the help of our partners at Sage, because there’s not been much said about the subject

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Latest Spindle Document Management release introduces Purchase Invoice Recognition compatibility

The latest major release of our partners at Draycir’s ever popular Spindle Document Management solution for Sage 200cloud is now available and introduces several important new features and updates to the system. Both the Document Distribution and the Document Capture elements of the software are enhanced and improved by the release but possibly the most

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Sage and Making Tax Digital – Driving Digital Transformation

Making Tax Digital (MTD) has been a hot topic over the last year and throughout 2018 you’ll have noticed news stories and communications coming from ourselves to ensure our clients are prepared for this new government initiative. Now in to 2019, and with the 1st April implementation date looming, we’re going to take a look

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Season’s greetings from DCS! Here’s our festive opening hours this year…

There’s not long to go now until the Christmas festivities arrive and with them the associated business wind down that sweeps the country each year. 2018 has been a massively busy year for DCS with so many new customers coming on board, major implementation and upgrade projects being taken live and our portfolio of technology

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Taking advantage of trickle-down technology with DCS and SAP

As SME technology specialists we’re used to the perception that software solutions pitched at the SME market are inevitably going to be inferior to enterprise-level systems. It’s expected that systems at the enterprise end of the market will be more feature-rich, have more functionality and will provide a superior user experience in general. It makes

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Keeping your data secure from the dark web with dark web monitoring

Cyber security… it’s a focus point in most business strategies, and if it currently isn’t for you, then it really should be, with almost half of UK businesses experiencing a cyberattack or security breach in 2018. The growing threat of cyber attacks means that many organisations are now looking to implement more long-term measures to

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The real deadliest catch – How to tackle the modern phishing threat…

The concept of phishing is nothing particularly new. As with most things, the dawn of the internet was seized upon almost immediately by those with malicious intent, and phishing was one of the results. Phishing is basically any attempt to obtain sensitive or confidential information such as user credentials or payment card details by posing

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Firewalls, HTTPS and understanding encrypted threats – Has our security turned against us?

You’re likely used by now to seeing the HTTPS prefix ahead of many of the domains you visit, whereas just a few years ago HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol) would have been the norm. You only have to take a look at the address bar for this very site and there you have it, along

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