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Payment Practices Reporting

  • on 5 June, 2018
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If you are a qualifying business, you need to submit an approved report to HMRC by the 30th July for the period 1st January – 30th June 2018. This is designed to show that you are paying your suppliers fairly and not exceeding your agreed terms. This is a statutory requirement and covers any supplies […]

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GDPR  and your communications with IMS

  • on 24 May, 2018
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In line with the legislation changes due to come into effect on 25th May we have updated our Privacy Policy and it can be viewed here. We will not be cutting you off!  You will continue to receive information that we consider to be  of legitimate interest to you. If you feel these are no […]

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Stock Counting

  • on 23 May, 2018
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One of IMS’ clients wanted to perform a full stock count, although they had been perpetually counting the stock for some years. They asked our advice and we suggested the Stock Counting module within system 21 which performs all of the necessary reconciliations and also creates all of the adjustments with a full audit trail. […]

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Service – A Forgotten Feature

  • on 1 May, 2018
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I don’t think many people would disagree that customer service is not what it used to be and not what it should be. Many people blame it on a particular generation, and others see it as just another example the increased focus on profit. Be reassured Service is not yet a dirty word in the […]

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Considering your options

  • on 17 April, 2018
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Walker Love were considering a review of their accounting software with a view to migrating to a more ‘modern’, functional and user friendly platform. Changes within their organisation and the need to provide greater efficiencies meant a change was needed and they booked a one day visit by IMS to consider their options, a day […]

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Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change

  • on 28 March, 2018
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Like many we mourn the recent death of the brilliant theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking. Few people emerge from the fields of cosmology and theoretical physics with the sort of name recognition equal to that of a celebrity athlete or actor, but that’s exactly what’s happened with Stephen Hawking. Most Stephen Hawking fans don’t even know […]

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Making Best Use of IMS Premium Support

  • on 20 March, 2018
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Did you know that your designated contact could ring our support desk with iSeries related questions at any time, and at no additional cost to you? Are you aware that as a valued premium support customer our team are there to help you with any headache, even those areas where you feel you are muddling […]

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Streamline Operations to increase profit,

  • on 6 March, 2018
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In an ever more competitive market, most manufacturing and distribution companies have recognised the need to streamline operations in order to increase profit, and this includes consideration of ways to reduce employee costs, while still maintaining quality services for clients.  Human resources management has also evolved to include different types of employment, including more part-time employees and contractors. iSeries […]

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Take Advantage of our Depth of Experience

  • on 27 February, 2018
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There is simply no substitute for hard-earned experience if you truly want to be successful. Our team of iSeries specialists has in excess of 50 years of combined experience in the design and implementation of IBM iSeries related software, networks, applications and upgrades for manufacturing, distribution and retail businesses throughout Europe. With the rise of […]

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Baker and Taylor Case Study

  • on 20 February, 2018
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Baker and Taylor needed a business solution. They already had in place an automated process by which their field sales team place orders using an iPad, but the back end processing was labour intensive. The project was complex, thousands of lines of code were produced, and due to changes in the requirements the final project was much more complex […]

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