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About Sage

Sage, helping business flow

Sage exists to knock down barriers so everyone can thrive, starting with the millions of small and medium-sized businesses served by us, our partners and accountants.  

Customers trust our finance, HR and payroll software to make work and money flow.  

By digitising business processes and relationships with customers, suppliers, employees, banks and governments, our digital network connects SMBs, removing friction and delivering insights.

Who we are

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

Everything we do at Sage is designed to help business flow. 

  • Our software surfaces insights that make decision-making faster and more accurate. 
  • Get access to local experts that will keep your business moving forward.
  • Run your business with ease, with expertise and insights that keep business flowing. 
  • Our community partnerships help develop and knock down barriers for everyone, tackling economic and digital inequality and the climate crisis.  

This is born from a desire to deliver simplicity and ease with a human touch and give you confidence.   

We have a new purpose and way of doing business, all designed to help business flow.

Sage has always been about simplifying accounting processes for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) ever since its birth in a Newcastle pub 40 years ago. Some eight years later, Sage was listed on the London Stock Exchange with a £20 million valuation.


Over time, the way we do that has evolved — reflecting the way that both technology and customer needs have changed. Sage has introduced our millions of customers to cloud technology and the benefits of Software as a Service (SaaS). But the whole time, ultimately, we have stayed focused on simplifying the SMB ecosystem — connecting, removing friction and delivering insights. And always with the human touch that is part of the Sage way. 


Today we do that through the increasing power of our digital network.

Customers trust our finance, HR and payroll software to make work and money flow.  

Sixty-five million customer records and 35 million vendor relationships are managed within Sage Intacct alone. 

Our solutions fit the needs of start-ups, scale-ups, and enterprise companies – whether that means staying on top of their finances, empowering their people, or unleashing their power to grow their businesses.  

Knocking Down Barriers so everyone can thrive

In today's world, not everyone is given an equal chance. We don't think that's right and it's our pledge to knock down the barriers to create equal opportunity for all. 


Tackling digital inequality

Data is empowering people across the globe to run businesses, develop skills and thrive. Learn how we’re knocking down barriers to ensure everyone has equal opportunities to access life-changing data and technology. ​

Tackling economic inequality

Starting or growing a business is a proven route to economic stability, wealth creation, and well-being but the opportunities to succeed aren't always equal. Discover what we're doing to help under-represented groups get a fair chance.

Tackling the climate crisis

To tackle the climate crisis and protect the planet, we're taking action on our own environmental impact and supporting SMBs to make it easier for them to do the same.

Helping communities globally

We give colleagues five paid volunteering days a year. Last year, we gave 22 055 volunteer days in total. Our aim is to contribute one million volunteering hours by the end of 2022 and to fundraise $5 million for non-profits across the world by 2030.

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