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About Sage

Sage, helping business flow

Sage is engaged in knocking down barriers so everyone can thrive. This starts with the millions of small and medium-sized businesses we serve and extends all the way to our partners and accountants.  

Our customers trust our finance, HR and payroll software to make life easier for everyone.  

Our digital network connects SMBs, reduces friction and delivers insights by digitizing business processes and relationships with our customers, suppliers and employees alike as well as with governments and banks.

Who we are

Running a business can be demanding. Time consuming. Complex.  

Everything we do at Sage is designed to help your business run smoothly. You'll quickly notice that our software works just the way you need it to. The way it surfaces insights to make decision making faster and more accurate. Through access to local experts. Through the expertise and insights that make business easier. And through the community partnerships we develop to knock down barriers for everyone, tackling both economic and digital inequality in addition to addressing the climate crisis.  
This is born from our desire to promote ease and simplicity in all that we do – and with a human touch. To give you confidence.  
Helping business flow. 

The idea for Sage was first conceived in a pub in Newcastle 40 years ago and we have always stood for simplifying accounting processes for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Eight years later, Sage was listed on the London Stock Exchange with a £20 million valuation.


The way we do business continues to evolve – reflecting the evolution of technology and the changing needs of customers. Sage has introduced millions of customers to cloud technology and to the benefits of Software as a Service (SaaS). We have ultimately remained focused on simplifying the SMB ecosystem – connecting people, removing friction and delivering insights. And always with the human touch that is part of the Sage way. 


Today we do this by the increasing power of our digital network.

Our customers trust our finance, HR and payroll software to make life easier for everyone.  

Sage Intacct alone manages 65 million customer records and 35 million vendor relationships. And a quarter of the UK’s employees are paid via Sage.  
Our solutions fit the needs of startup, scale-up and enterprise companies – whether that means staying on top of finances, empowering people or unleashing growth potential. 

Sage UK is ISO9001:2015 registered through the British Standards Institution (BSI), Certificate Number FS557624, expiration date July 31, 2022. 

Our Quality Management System was first approved to the ISO 9001 standard on August 9, 1995, and our scope of approval includes: the provision and operation of sales and customer functions for Sage (UK) Limited business management software. We are compliant with the latest edition of ISO9001:2015.

Knocking Down Barriers so that everyone can thrive

In today's world, not everyone is given an equal chance. That's just not right – and so our pledge is to help create equal opportunities for everyone. 


Tackling digital inequality

Data empowers people across the globe to run businesses, develop skills and to thrive. Learn how we’re breaking barriers to ensure that everyone has equal opportunities to access life-changing data and technology.

Tackling economic inequality

It is well-known that starting or growing a business promotes economic stability, wealth creation and well-being – but opportunities for success are not always equal. Discover what we are doing to help underrepresented groups have a fair chance.

Tackling the Climate Crisis

To help tackle the climate crisis and protect our planet, we're reducing our own environmental impact and supporting small and medium-sized businesses to do the same.

Supporting communities globally

We give each employee five paid volunteer days per year. Our teams logged 22,055 volunteer days in the last year alone. Our goal is to contribute one million volunteer hours by the end of 2022 while also fundraising $5 million for non-profits across the world by the year 2030.

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