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Why Sage 50? 

It’s one of the most well-known names in accounting software for a reason. We’ve been in the game for over 40 years so it’s no wonder we’re the trusted experts. But most of all, our software’s unmatched. We have heaps of features to help with everyday jobs, whether it’s straight forward bookkeeping, or advanced sales and order processing - for the everyday user or the in-house specialist. We’re here to help your business flow, with powerful tools for every task.

Be part of something special

Using Sage software doesn’t just make you a customer, it makes you a member…You’ll have free access to member masterclasses, industry experts, exclusive content, and so much more. Our digital help centre is packed with content, whenever you need it. You’re also backed by Sage experts, for the times you need help from a human. Starting with your free bespoke onboarding journey, tailored to your exact needs.

Everything you need, to help your business flow


Robust & reliable

Desktop software is here to stay, handling complex tasks and large volumes of data seamlessly. Combining powerful accounting software that you know and love, with connectivity features and time-saving automation, productivity is never an issue. Data entry mistakes are a thing of the past, Sage 50 connects directly with your bank so transactions flow seamlessly. And don’t worry about backups, Sage 50 takes care of this for you.

Control your cashflow

Sending invoices and quotes? Make them personalised with a few clicks. Give your customers a helping hand to pay you on time by providing secure options from WITHIN your invoices. Manage late payments automatically, meaning you don’t have to chase. All of this leaves you to focus on what you do best, running your business.  

Say goodbye to paperwork

Nobody likes piles of expenses or invoices. Snap or scan receipts and documents with AutoEntry, and watch data seamlessly populate into your 50 Accounts. Connect your bank to automatically import your transactions and reconcile in seconds, not hours. Go one step further and set up rules for future transactions. Game changer!  

Make complex business accounting simple

Turn difficult tasks into a thing of the past with advanced stock management. Track stock effortlessly within your software so no need to spend days in the warehouse. Manage profitability and stay on track with departments & budgets.  

A complete view of your finances

With a real-time view of your business performance on a personalised dashboard, you can make smarter decisions quicker. Need to export and share with stakeholders? Choose from our easy-to-use reports and export into spreadsheets with minimal effort.  

Simpler payment solutions

Streamline your payment needs and control them all in one place. Set up Direct Debits or pay your suppliers directly from your software. With inclusive access to Supplier Payments, you can be confident that suppliers will be paid accurately, securely, on time, every time. Job done!  

Options to support you and your business

Choose the functionality that’s right for your business. No long-term contracts or hidden fees.
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Sage 50 Accounts Standard

Starts from
£92.00 +VAT/mo

Ideal for small businesses with simple to complex accounting tasks

  • Free on-boarding call and support
  • Making Tax Digital ready for VAT
  • AutoEntry credits included to automate your admin 
  • Supplier Payments included to streamline your payments
  • Manage cash flow, income, expenses and payments 
  • Create professional personalised invoice and quotes 
  • Create discounts to automatically apply to invoices
  • Set up invoices and transactions to recur automatically 
  • Automatic bank reconciliation 
  • Create and run bespoke reports 
  • Track and manage stock 
  • Manage multiple companies, departments and budgets 
  • Invoice & trade in foreign currencies (additional fees apply) 
  • Add extra users (additional fees apply) 
  • Manage and submit CIS to HMRC (additional fees apply) 
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Sage 50 Accounts Professional

Starts from
£186.00 +VAT/mo

Great for more advanced small business needs

  • ALL the same features as Standard, PLUS: 
  • Set up contacts with individual pricing and discounts
  • Create sales and purchase orders 
  • Set up sales and purchase orders to recur automatically 
  • Flag invoices as disputed
  • Fixed Assets register
  • Project Costing
  • Advanced stock management
  • Management reports for multiple companies, departments and budgets
  • Invoice & trade in foreign currencies (included)
  • Bank reconciliation for foreign currencies
  • Advanced credit control through Satago (upgrade to package required)


If we haven’t covered your questions here, simply start a chat with us and ask. 
With over 40 years in the industry, our heritage is in accounting, it’s what we do. We are the trusted experts for compliance and work closely with HMRC to ensure you’re always up-to-speed with what’s coming and what you need to do. We invest heavily in our software to give you the best tools for enhancing productivity and making the jobs you need to do as easy as possible. Whenever you need help, we’re on-hand – either digitally with masses of help content, or on the end of the phone, whatever you need. 
Sage 50 Accounts will be installed directly onto your PC. You’ll have the ability to back-up your data locally, and won’t need to rely on internet connectivity to access your software. Sage 50 can handle large volumes of data, without the time lag.  

Cloud connectivity enables you to access your data remotely via Remote Data Access, so you don’t have to be in the office to review your accounts. You’ll also be able to use a number of time-saving automation features, which will connect with your Sage 50 software directly
Yes, Remote Data Access gives you the ability to work from anywhere, as long as you have an internet connection.
Sage 50 Accounts is best suited to small businesses with in-house bookkeepers, or even owner-multi-taskers, who undertake every-day invoicing and financial management alongside more complex business tasks.

If you’re interested in software that is fully cloud-based (accessed from an internet browser and data stored in the cloud), we have some other great solutions.  

Sage Business Cloud Accounting is great for start-ups and small businesses who want to access their accounts wherever they are.  

Sage Intacct is a financial management solution for growing businesses wanting to take a step up with advanced functionality such as reporting and dashboards. Being fully cloud-based, Sage Intacct allows you to access your financials from anywhere, anytime and eliminates error-prone, manual processes that take up time. 

Yes, Sage 50 Accounts is 100% MTD-ready. In fact, we’ve worked with HMRC on MTD for years, to ensure our accounting products make it as easy as possible for you stay compliant. 
Yes, and it’s really easy. You just need to invite them in. We’ll set your accountant up with Client Management, before giving them access to your accounts. 
Don't worry about taking backups - Sage 50 can automatically backup and store a copy of your data securely in the cloud. If you'd rather backup locally, you can do that too.
Taking a trial will enable you to install and use the full version of Sage 50 Accounts Standard or Professional for 30 days. After that, or at any point during, if you decide to go ahead and join Sage 50, you will be given a new serial number and activation key, and any data you entered will remain and you can simply continue to use. 
We have an award-winning help centre for all customers, available whenever you need it. Head to Sage Help Centre to find 100’s of help articles, access to Sage City and so much more. If you need help from a human, we have a team of experts on-hand. You’ll find all of the contact options using the link above. 
Yes, we have a whole Marketplace of compatible partners, with solutions suited to your industry, that allow you to extend the power of Sage 50, grow your business and make life even easier. Check out the marketplace out here.
Yes, Sage is the UK’s top provider of payroll software – it’s trusted by more than 40% of UK private sector businesses, paying over 25% of UK employees. Find out more here.

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