Awards, Accreditations & Memberships
Software from Advanced Business Solutions has received a large number of external awards and accreditations from highly respected third parties. OpenAccounts, for example, has been short-listed for the Accountancy Age awards for the last nine years, winning on five occasions.
Advanced Business Solutions continually strives for excellence in product and service delivery with a strong focus on customer satisfaction. Our above average industry allocation on research and development ensures that we can drive our products forward in line with sector and technology requirements and demands.
We include below an outline of third party endorsements and accreditations which we hope will give you confidence in our product delivery. For example, when the new CIS scheme came along early in 2007, we ensured that we had software that operated across all our financial management modules well ahead of the deadline. We also ensured that the software was externally accredited by HMRC in time for online filing.
Payroll World Awards 2012 Finalist
Advanced has once again made the final of the Payroll World Awards in the Payroll Provider of the Year category.
British Accountancy Awards 2012 Finalist
Advanced has made the final of the British Accountancy Awards 2012 in the Software Product of the Year category (client/business). Advanced's Collaborative Planning budgeting and forecasting solution is one of 12 finalists.
Software Satisfaction Awards 2012 Finalist
Advanced is a finalist in three categories of this year's Software Satisfaction Awards 2012. Advanced has been shortlisted in the following categories:
- Payroll (Corporate)
- HR/ HCM (Corporate)
- Accounting and Finance (Corporate)
Green Hero Awards 2012 Winner
Advanced has been named a Green Hero 2012 by The Green Organisation in recognition of the environmental benefits of its HR self-service solution
Green IT Awards 2012 Winner
Advanced has won the Environmental Accounting & Management Software of the Year category of the Green IT Awards 2012 for its Carbon Accounting system
CIPP Payroll/HR Software Product of the Year 2011 Winner
Advanced Business Solutions won Payroll/HR Software product of the year at the CIPP Excellence Awards in Glasgow on 4th October 2011.
Green Apple Award 2011 Winner
Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced), a market leading business applications and services provider scooped the silver at this yearâ€™s National Green Apple Environment Awards in recognition of the environmental benefits of its Human Resource (HR) Self-Service solution. This is the fourth successive year that Advanced has won a Green Apple Award.
Green Hero 2011 Winner
The Green Hero Award scheme, run by The Green Organisation, recognises and rewards environmental best practice and companies' commitment to helping others follow their environmental lead.
Software Satisfaction Awards 2011
The Software Satisfaction Awards are run by Sift Media in collaboration with Intellect, the UKs largest technology association. These awards recognise and reward excellence from UK business software providers and are based on the views of end-users.
Advanced Business Solutions has been awarded the title of Enterprise Software Package of the Year at the Accountancy Age Awards 2009 for its financial management system.
Advanced Business Solutions, has been honoured with a leading environmental award from The Green Organisation â€“ A Green Hero Award presented by Professor David Bellamy.
Advanced Business Solutions, has been presented with a gold award at this yearâ€™s National Green Apple Environment Awards to honour the environmental benefits of its eBIS workflow system.
Accountancy Age Award 2008 Finalist
Advanced Business Solutions has been shortlisted in the enterprise software package of the year category. There are 4 finalists in this catagory and the winner will be announced at an award ceremony on the 12th November 2008 at Battersea Park Arena in London.
Real FD/CBI Excellence Awards 2008
OpenAccounts has been shortlisted in the Financial Software category of the 2008 Real FD/CBI Excellence Awards. This award is voted for annually by hundreds of finance directors.
Accountancy Age Awards for Software Excellence
Advanced Business Solutions OpenAccounts has been short-listed for this award in the Enterprise Software category every year for the last eight years! OpenAccounts won this category in 2000, 2003, 2004 and 2006.
Business Software Satisfaction Awards - Sift Media
Advanced Business Solutions won the 'paperless office' category of the Business Software Satisfaction Awards 2007 through its subsidiary V1.
HMRC CIS Electronic Gateway
Granted by HMRC for the successful testing of Advanced Business Solutions' CIS Electronic Gateway through Vendor Single Integrated Proving Service (VSIPS).
Advanced Business Solutions is registered to the international quality standard, ISO9001:2008. In order to retain this registration, we need to be audited by independent auditors every 6 months. Our auditors are Bureau Veritas.
ICAEW Accredited Products Scheme
This scheme currently covers e5, OpenAccounts Version 6 and eFinancials Version 3.2
Advanced Business Solutions North America is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.
The UK's technology sectors make an amazing contribution to our lives. Intellect represents more than 780 members who come from all corners of the technology industry including software and IT services, telecommunications and electronics. Intellect's membership is made up of the leading, most successful and many hundreds of smaller technology companies that maximise this contribution.
Advanced Business Solutions is a signatory to the BASDA Code of Practice. We have been active supporters of BASDA since its inception and currently sit on the General Council. Relevant modules of Advanced Business Solutions Smart Business Suite have been accredited for the eBIS-XML standard.
BASDA Green Charter Member
Advanced Business Solutions is signed up to the BASDA Green Charter which sets out the following:
Advanced Business Solutions is a corporate member of UCISA, the Universities and Colleges Information Systems Association.
Advanced Business Solutions is a corporate subscriber to CFDG, the Charity Finance Directors Group.
As part of our commitment to the health market, we are corporate partners with HFMA, the professional finance voice of the NHS (Healthcare Financial Management Association).