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Benchmark Source 15 Newsletter

Benchmark Source 15 Newsletter   Benchmark’s newest edition of the Source newsletter is now available for everyone to view.   Benchmark’s newest edition of the Source newsletter includes the latest projects that we have been working on and future software features that you should know about. Most notably in this version of the newsletter… Read more

Making Tax Digital for VAT

Making Tax Digital for VAT   Benchmark’s accounting software will be compliant with the ‘Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT’ regulations that come into force on 1st April 2019.   From the 1st of April 2019, businesses whose taxable turnover exceeds the VAT registration threshold will no longer be able to use manual records… Read more

Benchmark Software launches new website design service

Benchmark Web Design   In response to requests from clients, we have taken on an experienced web developer and now offer professional website design alongside our existing business software packages.     To find out more visit Benchmark Web Design   SPECIAL OFFER We are offering a 50% discount on all website design orders placed… Read more

Magnetic Core Memory

Core Memory was the main form of random access memory (RAM) in computing for almost 20 years, between 1955 and 1975. It used tiny magnetic rings, or cores, with wires running through the centre and because the cores are so small seamstresses were used to thread the wires through the cores! When a current was… Read more

Auto Enrolment non-compliance – when is a reasonable excuse not a reasonable excuse?

Once a quarter, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) releases the snappily titled ‘Compliance and Enforcement Bulletin’.  Although no-one would describe this as a real ‘page turner’, it does contain some useful information for small and medium sized businesses. And since most small and micro employers have now reached, or are rapidly approaching, their staging dates, we… Read more

Trade Counter Software and EPOS updates

As a specialist in Trade Counter software and Point of Sale ( POS ) systems, we are constantly reviewing how our software works in the ‘real world’.  We have found that the best way to do this is to listen to our clients and incorporate their feedback.  We update our software regularly, and some of… Read more