Cyber Essentials Accreditation

15.04.2020

Cyber Essentials Accreditation

CPiO is delighted to now be a Cyber Essentials Accredited Sage Partner, further reinforcing our commitment to delivering exceptional cyber security. What is Cyber Essentials? Cyber Essentials is a Government backed cyber security scheme which protects organisations of all sizes from the most common types of cyber-attacks, helping to prevent major issues such as data …

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30.03.2020

Microsoft Office 365

Homeworking has been thrust on many of us and will be our new reality for some considerable time. You may be an organisation who was already well positioned to transition your operations to being entirely home based. But more likely, you are an organisation that is trying to get to grips with remaining as productive …

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26.03.2020

CPiO Office Closure

Rest assured our service provision continues, unaffected from home. To contact us, please use the following contact details listed below: To contact our main switchboard please dial 0344 880 6140 To contact our Support desk please dial 0344 880 6155 or email [email protected] For any general queries please email [email protected] For any Marketing/ Sales specific …

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16.03.2020

Coronavirus – Business Continuity Policy

Due to the rapidly developing national and international situation around COVID-19, CPiO has been updating its business continuity policy in line with the changing advice coming from the UK Government and Public Health England. CPiO is committed to the service of its customers whilst balancing the safety of ALL stakeholders. As a business we have …

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11.03.2020

Chancellor’s budget offers business relief around the impact of Coronavirus

Following this morning’s shock announcement by the Bank of England to lower the UK’s interest rates form 0.75% to 0.25% to stimulate the economy and help to combat the effects of the Coronavirus, Chancellor Rishi Sunak pledges further support to business in the 2020 budget. He announced that the Government will cover the statutory sick …

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11.03.2020

Kimco go live on Sage 200cloud 2019

Kimco Africa has been in the outsourcing business for three decades. Based in Wimborne in Dorset, the company helps organisations build their brand in retail and professional channels across Africa. A CPiO customer for a number of years, Kimco had until recently been using the 2010 version of Sage 200. A version whilst supported by …

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03.03.2020

CPiO Head Office Renovations

As you may be aware if you have visited our offices recently we have been undergoing some renovation work to adapt our current offices. Fort Dunlop is an iconic and well-respected building, liked by both employees and visitors, but the existing space was no longer suitable for CPiO’s evolving work habits. CPiO’s Managing Director, Andrew …

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20.11.2019

Join CPiO in Bristol at the South West Expo on the 28th November

The Great British Expo’s which runs the South West Expo has now been running for 7 years and seen over 43,000 SME’s attending their events since launching in Swindon in 2012. This November sees CPiO, Sage’s second largest business partner, exhibit at the Bristol Expo for the first time. Rebecca Bradley, Marketing Director at CPiO …

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06.11.2019

Apprenticeship Q&A

At CPiO, we strive to give our staff the highest quality training and support throughout their time in our business. In the last two years CPiO has introduced a number of apprentices into the company. Apprenticeships aren’t just for finding new young talent; existing staff can also take advantage.  Apprenticeships can be used for succession …

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18.10.2019

CPiO Cloud F.A.Q’s

General F.A.Q’s What if my internet connection fails? Check what options are available if you regularly encounter delays in loading web-based applications. There are many ways CPiO can provide network connectivity between your office and the Data Centre. Typically this falls into two categories; direct connection or via the Internet.  We can propose a solution …

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13.09.2019

Join us at the Great British Expo

CPiO will be attending the The Great British Expo in Reading on Thursday 10th October. The Thames Valley Expo is one of the largest small and medium enterprise business events, as well as one of the longest running (now over 7 years) within the region and attracts on average 120 exhibitors and 900+ visitors each …

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10.09.2019

CPiO Strategic Partnership

The award-winning provider of sales enablement software, sales-i, has today announced its partnership with CPiO, a sales enablement solution that delivers Sage ERP and CRM data to both UK and global businesses. Partnering with CPiO will enable sales-i to provide customers with an unrivalled view of customer behaviour, unlocking stastistics that are essential for business growth. …

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09.09.2019

Domestic reverse charge VAT

Following the announcement by the Government of the delay to the Domestic Reverse Charge VAT from 1st October 2019 to 1st October 2020, Sage has written a short blog that those affected may find useful. With a short checklist you can work through, you can figure out who will be affected and how to handle …

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09.09.2019

Important information from HMRC

The Government has said that the UK will be leaving the EU on 31 October whatever the circumstances. Irrespective of current political wrangling, HMRC has begun to issue information that every business will need if they trade in the EU.   Leaving the EU without a deal means there will be immediate changes to the …

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12.08.2019

CPiO Success: Leader Chuck International

Based in Tamworth and Co. Dublin, Leader Chuck International is now a globally respected brand and enjoys an enviable reputation for the in-house design and production of Leader chucking, stationary clamping, gripping and workholding products. With more than 65 years’ experience, the renowned specialist offers its customers solutions for facilitating manufacturing productivity and efficiency gains. …

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09.08.2019

New Recruits

Anuj Jari joins us as a Sage 200 support consultant. Anuj is a fully accredited, experienced Sage 200 Financials and Commercials consultant. Before, he supported Sage 50 and also has experience with implementing Sage 50 and 200 on client sites, providing our Sage 200 clients with additional support. We are also pleased to announce that …

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29.07.2019

Birmingham one of the happiest cities to live and work

The UK’s leading independent job board, CV-Library has found that from a recent study, Birmingham is one of the happiest cities within the UK to live and work in. Nearly 60% of British people feel happy every day. These statistics were from a study of 2,000, working professionals. The top 10 happiest cities in the …

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17.07.2019

Brummies’ optimistic about city’s future

A recent survey by Copper Consultancy of around 1,000 people in Birmingham has revealed that nearly 75% of people are optimistic about the city’s future. Though the community feels like more effort should be made in order to make it feel like it’s part of the city’s developments and changing landscape. There is a lot …

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09.07.2019

Sage Enterprise Management Re-branding

UK software giant, Sage, has announced that it will be re-branding its flagship ERP solution from 1st October 2019. Sage Enterprise Management will be known as Sage X3, returning to the familiar brand name that it held up until the 18th April, 2018. After feedback from customers and partners, Sage has identified that the name …

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