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Are you Ready for Making Tax Digital (MTD)?

MTD applies all companies with business with a taxable turnover above the VAT registration threshold (currently £85,000).  With effect from 1st April 2019, you are required to keep digital VAT business records and send returns using Making Tax Digital (MTD)-compatible software. Find out more.

Simple, fast and Secure Payments…

Let your cash flow freely from online to in store with simple, secure and reliable payment solutions to suit you. With no hidden fees or contract and free advanced fraud screening tools included as standard, it’s easy for businesses to take payments.


Payment options designed to suit your business needs

24/7 UK based award winning support to give you help and advice

Get paid faster with Sage Accounting software integration

Give your customers more choice with Contactless, Apple Pay, Online, Phone and even more great payment


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Sage Pay

Systems we provide

Sage 50 Accounts (desktop), Sage 50C – connectivity, Sage Business (cloud – formerly Sage One), QuickFile (cloud), Xero, QuickBooks.


Whether you are looking at Sage Business Cloud (originally Sage One) or Sage 50 – CBKLtd will discount at least 10% for the first 2 months.

Sage 50C –   contact us for quotation on higher versions

as we request the latest offer quotation directly from our Sage Client Manager to gain the best deal for you.

** 10% discount for the first 2 months – you sign up via CBKLtd


 QuickFile is free for 1 email user low transaction entry.  Additional costs apply then apply.

CBKLtd charge from £6 per month  – this creates a link for CBKLtd to have direct access to your accounts.  

We have included the cost of auto bank feeds which is £14.99 plus VAT per year with QuickFile.

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Looking at using Xero cloud system?  CBKLtd are selling at £21 per month (RRP £22 + VAT per month).  CBKLtd are not VAT registered so you only pay £21 per month – a good saving if you are not VAT registered – 

email Donna to sign up or transfer your existing licence

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A cloud accounting solution, the essentials level has up to 3 users.  Ability to download bank transactions for easily bank reconcile.  Can add payroll for £1 per employee.  £6 first 6 months / £15 per month

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Sage 50C

Using the power of Sage Drive, Sage 50 Accounts users can benefit from real time, remote access to their accounts data stored on the main PC.

Sage 50 Accounts has one Connected User and one Connected Accountant included as standard and allows up to 25 Connected users.

You gain the features and reliability of your desktop software whilst having  the ability of sharing your data via the cloud.

Pros –

Excellent for companies requiring stock

A great CIS feature for companies with a few sub-contractors to declare (£10 per month for all sub-contractors)

Able to use various currencies

Ability to raise a customer invoice with line discounts and bulk discount

Cons –

There have been occasions that the Sage Drive does breakdown i.e. entering year end adjustment (the user performing the year end must have the main system)

Sage telephone support is needed when the system does fail

Sage Accounts (Business Cloud)

Pros –

Ability to include bank feeds with a full reconciliation

Issue proforma invoices

A good level of inventory on higher spec

Have option for foreign currency

Can easily be linked to the payroll for the journal to be processed

Can customise reports adding by adding additional columns

Ability to raise a customer invoice with line discounts and bulk discount

Using Sage Migration the ability to convert/migrate existing accounts data

Cons –

Does not include an expense tracking


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Pros –

Dashboard has a fast one click access

Can generate Dividend Vouchers

Able to automatically post invoice’s from a Xero supplier to a Xero Customer account

Ability to add discount per line on a customer invoice

Can set to automatically email clients when they become overdue

Can customise reports although limited templates available

Offers a large collection of third party integration to speed up entering

Excellent Technical Support  – 24/7

A very good mobile app

Ability to convert/migrate existing accounts data

Cons –

It is not easy to raise a credit note, it is not easy to raise a credit note that is not linked to an invoice

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Pros –

A good clean and clear dashboard – hovering over the details will provide further information

Approximately 80 reports availability

Ability to convert/migrate existing accounts data

A good level of inventory (stock) control


Cons –

Reports are not always clear and sometimes the information is a little scrunched up


,Sage 50C – Essentials,Sage Accounting,Xero Standard,QuickBooks – Essentials
RRP per month + VAT,£20,£22,£22,£18
Cloud Accounts,x,✔,✔,✔
,**  2 user max/upgrade,,,
Making Tax Digital – VAT,✔,✔,✔,✔
Sales Invoicing & Credit Notes,✔,✔,✔,✔
Quotes and estimates,✔,✔,✔,✔
Pro-forma invoices,x,✔,✔,✔
Delivery notes,x,✔,✔,✔
Purchase invoices,✔,✔,✔,✔
Purchase Orders,x,✔,,✔
Track and manage stock,** upgrade,,✔,x
Remittance advice,✔,✔,,
Automatic bank feeds,✔,✔,✔,✔
Reports and insight,✔,✔,✔,✔
Calcul&ate and submit VAT returns to HMRC,✔,✔,✔,✔
Cashflow statement,✔,✔,✔,✔
Cashflow forecasts,,✔,✔,✔
Track employee time,x,** upgrade,** upgrade,
Multi-currency,** upgrade,✔,** upgrade,✔
Manage multiple departments and budgets,** upgrade,✔,,x
“Online, webchat & email support”,✔,,✔,✔
telephone support,** upgrade,,,
Remote support,** upgrade,,,
Secure cloud Access and backup,✔,✔,✔,
Mobile app,✔,✔,,✔
Integrate with Auto Entry,✔,✔,✔,✔


Last modified on the 20th of February, 2019