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Only 17% of HR professionals are using analytics technology despite 73% admitting its importance

Only 17% of HR professionals are using analytics technology despite 73% admitting its importance

Published on: Friday 28th August, 2015

Almost three quarters (73%) of HR professionals believe that analytics software can help them to enhance strategic decision making within their organisation but 83% do not currently have access to this technology.

Buckinghamshire Care to gain greater financial control with Advanced’s software

Buckinghamshire Care to gain greater financial control with Advanced’s software

Published on: Thursday 27th August, 2015

Leading social care service provider, Buckinghamshire Care will implement a suite of solutions including a HR and finance system from Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced) to gain better efficiencies, control and visibility of financial information.

Advanced Ticketing scores double win with football clubs

Advanced Ticketing scores double win with football clubs

Published on: Monday 17th August, 2015

Advanced Ticketing (Advanced) has been appointed by Rhyl and Eastleigh Football Clubs to manage the clubs' core ticketing operations using its Cloud Venue online ticketing solution.

UTC Reading launches new education initiatives with Advanced NFP solution

UTC Reading launches new education initiatives with Advanced NFP solution

Published on: Wednesday 12th August, 2015

UTC Reading, the leading University Technical College (UTC) in the UK, has chosen Donor Strategy from Advanced NFP (Advanced) as its CRM and fundraising management solution. The UTC, recently rated outstanding by OFSTED, delivers computer science and engineering courses for 14-19 year olds in the Reading area and has industry partners including Microsoft, Cisco Systems, Network Rail, and Peter Brett Associates.

The Royal British Legion selects hosted finance solutions from Advanced to process more than 600,000 transactions per annum

The Royal British Legion selects hosted finance solutions from Advanced to process more than 600,000 transactions per annum

Published on: Thursday 6th August, 2015

The Royal British Legion has selected a suite of hosted finance, eProcurement and document management software from Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced) to streamline the processing of over 600,000 transactions each year.

Advanced’s HR and payroll software cuts paper and man hours for NFP leisure trust

Advanced’s HR and payroll software cuts paper and man hours for NFP leisure trust

Published on: Thursday 30th July, 2015

1610, one of the largest providers of leisure facilities in Somerset, Dorset and North Devon, has significantly reduced its use of paper and man hours, after using automated HR and payroll software from Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced).

Advanced to launch technology hub for public sector

Published on: Friday 3rd July, 2015

Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced) will launch its new information hub, The Advanced Authority, designed to provide a single resource for all areas of local government technology, at the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accounting (CIPFA) Annual Conference.

ChildFund International automates currency conversion globally with Advanced’s financial software

ChildFund International automates currency conversion globally with Advanced’s financial software

Published on: Thursday 2nd July, 2015

ChildFund International (ChildFund), a global child protection organization, has selected software from Advanced Business Solutions US (Advanced) to automate its budgeting and forecasting, saving the organization up to six days every quarter.

Beating Bowel Cancer shortlisted for major award after achieving 50% increase in fundraising income

Published on: Wednesday 24th June, 2015

Advanced NFP customer, Beating Bowel Cancer, has been shortlisted in the Fundraising Charity of the Year category at this year’s National Fundraising Awards.

Gower College Swansea to reduce invoice approval time from days to minutes with Advanced’s software

Published on: Tuesday 23rd June, 2015

Gower College Swansea expects to reduce its invoice approval time from days to minutes when it goes live with a financial management system from Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced) in July 2015.

Engagement with ‘digital personas’ proves a challenge for NFPs, reveals Advanced study

Published on: Friday 19th June, 2015

78% of not-for-profit organisations (including charities and membership organisations) recognise the opportunity in the power of the emerging ‘digital persona’ - the demographics of a donor or supporter when online - according to a new study published by Advanced NFP today

Advanced reveals top technology trends for the future of HR software

Advanced reveals top technology trends for the future of HR software

Published on: Thursday 18th June, 2015

HR is becoming increasingly inseparable from technology, as more companies invest in software developed specifically for this function to support data analysis and improve employee engagement.

Advanced launches new SME Payroll Bureau service at HR Software Show

Published on: Friday 12th June, 2015

Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced) will launch its new Payroll Bureau service for SMEs at the HR Software Show on stand H130 on the 17th and 18th June at Olympia, London.

Advanced Business Solutions survey reveals just 2% of NHS clinicians and managers own forecasting processes

Published on: Friday 5th June, 2015

NHS Clinicians and administrators are still heavily reliant on finance managers to control budget and forecasting processes, according to a survey of more than 230 NHS finance professionals by Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced).

Leading logistics firm eliminates paper and improves reporting with hosted solutions from Advanced

Leading logistics firm eliminates paper and improves reporting with hosted solutions from Advanced

Published on: Thursday 4th June, 2015

SMH Fleet Solutions has transformed efficiency by implementing a financial management system with integrated electronic workflow and document management functionality from Advanced Business Solutions.

Baker Tilly invests in Advanced's HR software to support ambitious growth plans

Baker Tilly invests in Advanced's HR software to support ambitious growth plans

Published on: Tuesday 2nd June, 2015

Baker Tilly, a leading provider of accounting and advisory services, has invested in OpenHR from Advanced Business Solutions to support its rapid business growth.

Advanced launches SaaS-based financial management solution for local authorities

Published on: Thursday 28th May, 2015

Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced), a market leading business applications and service provider, announces the launch of Advanced SaaS Financials.

Askham Bryan College to go live with Advanced’s financial management software to keep pace with growth

Askham Bryan College to go live with Advanced’s financial management software to keep pace with growth

Published on: Wednesday 20th May, 2015

Askham Bryan College will implement finance management and integrated electronic workflow software from Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced) following a period of growth that has seen turnover double in four years.

Advanced partners with Mouchel to offer transactional finance services to local government organisations

Published on: Tuesday 12th May, 2015

Advanced Business Solutions has signed a strategic partnership with Mouchel Business Services.

Middle East Investor Relations Society selects membership solution from Advanced NFP

Published on: Tuesday 12th May, 2015

Middle East Investor Relations Society, the not-for-profit organisation promoting international best practice in Investor Relations, has chosen a CRM and membership solution from Advanced NFP (Advanced). The Society will use Advanced’s Member Strategy solution to manage its members’ data, events programme, communication and finances.

Advanced sees strong growth in education sector with more colleges and universities turning to its software to improve efficiencies

Published on: Friday 8th May, 2015

Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced), a leading provider of business software applications and services, has experienced a 13% increase in the adoption of finance management software within the education sector in the last financial year (March 2014 – March 2015).

Havering and Newham Councils launch pilot scheme to share budgeting software from Advanced

Havering and Newham Councils launch pilot scheme to share budgeting software from Advanced

Published on: Wednesday 22nd April, 2015

Havering Council and Newham Council have announced the launch of a pilot project to share the same budgeting and forecasting solution from Advanced Business Solutions.

Advanced offers ten reasons why businesses should implement budgeting and forecasting technology

Published on: Tuesday 14th April, 2015

Businesses seeking to capitalise on the strengthening UK economy should invest in budgeting and forecasting technology to unlock further efficiency savings and help drive future growth.

Advanced NFP urges not-for-profit organisations to act now as Windows Server 2003 nears end-of-life

Published on: Wednesday 8th April, 2015

NFP organisations could compromise the security of their donor, volunteer and membership data and in turn their reputation unless they migrate from Windows Server 2003 to an alternative platform. This is a warning from leading software provider to NFP organisations, Advanced NFP.

Women’s education charity invests in Compass’s cloud technology to gain competitive edge in FE space

Women’s education charity invests in Compass’s cloud technology to gain competitive edge in FE space

Published on: Wednesday 1st April, 2015

Educational training charity Blackburne House has gone live with software from Compass Computer Consultants (Compass).

Advanced Business Solutions scoops silver at IntraLogistics Awards

Advanced Business Solutions scoops silver at IntraLogistics Awards

Published on: Tuesday 31st March, 2015

Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced) has won the silver prize for the ‘IT and Software: Warehouse Management and CRM’ category at the IntraLogistics Awards on 25th March

Advanced helps Scottish public sector organisations improve financial management at CIPFA Scotland conference

Published on: Wednesday 25th March, 2015

Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced) will demonstrate its financial budgeting and forecasting solution, Collaborative Planning, on stand seven at the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accounting (CIPFA) Scotland Public Finance Conference on 26th – 27th March 2015.

Doncaster Council saves £400,000 with financial management system from Advanced Business Solutions

Doncaster Council saves £400,000 with financial management system from Advanced Business Solutions

Published on: Wednesday 11th March, 2015

Doncaster Council has saved £400,000 after implementing financial management and procurement software from Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced).

Advanced Business Solutions showcases logistics software solutions at IntraLogisteX

Published on: Thursday 5th March, 2015

Advanced Business Solutions will be exhibiting its integrated supply chain management software covering logistics and warehouse management at IntraLogisteX

Advanced NFP Gift Aid portal achieves quarter of a billion pounds milestone

Published on: Monday 16th February, 2015

Advanced NFP (Advanced) has helped its charity customers to process a quarter of a billion pounds in charitable donations since the introduction of its Gift Aid portal. The portal helps charities successfully manage the new online Gift Aid processing requirements for HMRC. It also offers key benefits including the guarantee that report submissions have been validated and the removal of paper-based administration.

Management of membership data enhanced with Advanced NFP’s extended investment in Integra

Published on: Monday 16th February, 2015

Advanced NFP (Advanced) has today announced a new version of Integra, its leading CRM and membership management solution for professional and industry organisations. The enhanced solution offers operational teams faster access to information together with improved intuitive search functionality for data segmentation and profiling capabilities.

Advanced offers top 10 tips to help public sector organisations select the right finance system to drive efficiencies

Published on: Thursday 12th February, 2015

As public sector organisations continue to face austerity measures driven by Government funding cuts of £11.5bn in 2015-16, a robust and integrated financial management system (FMS) is now essential to improve productivity in order to maintain service levels.

Advanced NFP announces further investment in Donor Strategy

Published on: Monday 9th February, 2015

Advanced NFP (Advanced) has announced the addition of new functionality to Donor Strategy, its CRM and fundraising management solution for small-to-medium sized charities. The additional features are designed to enhance charities’ engagement strategy with donors by offering integration to best-in-class fundraising applications.

SCL invests in Compass software to support goal of achieving Ofsted Grade 1

SCL invests in Compass software to support goal of achieving Ofsted Grade 1

Published on: Thursday 29th January, 2015

SCL Education & Training Limited (SCL) has reduced manual administration by one day per week and is able to monitor and improve business performance more accurately and efficiently, since deploying training and course management technology from Compass Computer Consultants (Compass).

Burnley College saves four days a month in man hours after implementing Advanced’s software

Published on: Wednesday 28th January, 2015

Burnley College is saving around four days a month in reduced man hours after implementing finance management and integrated electronic workflow software from Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced).

Royal College of Nursing to save three days per month with Advanced’s finance software

Published on: Tuesday 27th January, 2015

The Royal College of Nursing is anticipating substantial savings in reduced man hours by introducing smart report functionality to its senior management team. The new functionality - enabled by integrated finance, electronic workflow and document management software from Advanced Business Solutions – was made available to 100 managers from December 2014.

Advanced Business Solutions launches Advanced Workspace to provide single access to its financial management suite

Published on: Tuesday 20th January, 2015

Advanced Business Solutions announces the launch of Advanced Workspace, an integrated access management portal, developed in partnership with Newcastle City Council.

Colchester Borough Council automates processing of 20,000 invoices per year with Advanced Cloud Invoicing

Colchester Borough Council automates processing of 20,000 invoices per year with Advanced Cloud Invoicing

Published on: Wednesday 14th January, 2015

Colchester Borough Council has gone live with the first phase of a project to implement Advanced Cloud Invoicing, an eInvoicing solution from Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced), to process up to 20,000 invoices each year.

NPTC Group of Colleges saves £100,000 and goes paperless with Advanced's software

Published on: Tuesday 13th January, 2015

NPTC Group of Colleges has achieved efficiency savings of £100,000 by implementing a financial management solution, with electronic workflow and document management functionality, from Advanced Business Solutions.

ABP Food Group saves £150,000 by centralising HR and payroll processes with Advanced's software

Published on: Thursday 8th January, 2015

ABP Food Group has achieved annual cost savings of £150,000 by implementing an integrated HR and payroll solution from Advanced Business Solutions

DSV Solutions drives up productivity by 20% with OpenDashboards from Advanced Business Solutions

Published on: Tuesday 6th January, 2015

Global transport and logistics company, DSV Solutions has already improved productivity by 20% after implementing business intelligence software from Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced) in October 2014.

Advanced Business Solutions signs agreement with Kronos to enable NHS Trusts to meet Government safe staffing targets

Published on: Monday 5th January, 2015

Advanced Business Solutions, a leading software provider, today announced it signed an agreement with Kronos Incorporated, the global leader in workforce management solutions. As a result, Advanced will provide the Kronos OptiLink solution for staff management, scheduling, and reporting to NHS Trusts in the UK.

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