London (December 19, 2018) — Sage (FTSE :SGE), the market leader in cloud business management solutions, has been recognised at nine prestigious award ceremonies worldwide for its products and services. The award highlights include winning the accolade of Accountancy Software Provider of the Year at the 2018 British Small Business Awards.
Chosen by the judges for its innovation, level of customer care, value for money and understanding of the needs of growing businesses managing finances, Sage has been recognised as the accountancy software provider that best suits the needs of Small and Medium sized companies.
Celebrated and recognised by some of the industry’s top honours, Sage is proud to announce the people and innovations highlighted at these events, including the ICB Global Annual LUCA Awards, held in London last month. Referred to as the Oscars of the bookkeeping world, the annual LUCA Awards recognise outstanding achievement in the accounting profession and Sage was awarded the top prize for two of the categories on the night. Sage Payroll won Software of the Year, whilst Sage Senior Manager and Making Tax Digital (MTD) expert Julia Wedgwood took home the coveted Personality of the year award.
Sage’s industry-leading talent is delivering competitive edge, leadership and innovation, attracting recognition from Accounting Today. The publication recently published the profiles of the ‘top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting 2018’, three of which highlighted the achievements of three outstanding Sage representatives ; Jennifer Warawa, Ed Kless, and Taylor Macdonald. And in Spain, Luis Pardo was awarded the Golden Medal of Merit at Work by the European Association of Economy and Competitiveness.
Sage Business Cloud continues to deliver advancements for a wide range of customers and partners, listed by Channelnomics as the winner for Cloud Innovation at the 2018 Innovation Awards.
Sage’s excellence continues to be awarded on an international scale, with a significant accolade from the Silicon Cybersecurity Awards in France. The awards, which celebrate the technological solutions and applications behind solving the major challenges of Cyber Security, recognised Sage XRT Solutions, as the best solution for securing cyber-secure financial transactions.
In Canada, Sage’s Servicing Heroes campaign won the 2018 Canadian Public Relations Society ACE Awards for the work and engagement in the lead up to and during the 2017 Invictus Games Toronto. Sage’s campaigns have been recognised for impact across the world, as the 2018 International B2B Marketing Awards presented Sage Pay with the award for Best SME-targeted Campaign for the campaign Changing the Conversation on Payment Gateways.
In Australia, Sage was also highly praised for its contribution to the modern HR landscape with its Cloud People solution and automated core HR functions, winning the silver medal in the Human Capital Management Systems category at the HR Director awards.
Ron McMurtie, Chief Marketing Officer at Sage comments : "I am proud that Sage has been recognised by these prestigious organisations, for its multi-discipline work – from creative campaigning and best-in-class customer support to innovative solution and product development. Whether it be partners, customers or colleagues, Sage is truly passionate about success and these fantastic awards validate our mission and values on a global scale."
Sage (FTSE : SGE) is the global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people – whether they’re a start-up, scale-up or enterprise. We do this through Sage Business Cloud - the one and only business management solution that customers will ever need, comprising Accounting, Financials, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll and Payments & Banking.
Our mission is to free business builders from the burden of admin, so they can spend more time doing what they love – and we do that every day for three million customers across 23 countries, through our 13,000 colleagues and a network of accountants and partners. We are committed to doing business the right way and giving back to our communities through the Sage Foundation.
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