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Goodbye to The Brain!

Benchmark Software has been supplying accounting, CRM, payroll, stock management and point of sale software to businesses throughout Somerset, the South West and the UK for over 40 years.   13 years ago we set up our vintage computing exhibition “Want to buy a brain?” (the title of an article about the BINAC – one… Read more

Take control of your payroll in 2020

Based in Somerset, Benchmark Software has been supplying payroll software to businesses in the South West and throughout the UK since 1979. Software that makes running your own payroll cost effective and easier than you might think.   Many businesses outsource their payroll function, but this can prove to be expensive. The thought of doing… Read more

Coronavirus Statement

Coronavirus COVID-19

As measures to tackle Coronavirus in the UK continue to gather momentum, we want to provide you with reassurance that we have taken the steps necessary to minimise the impact on our ability to support the needs of our customers.

Benchmark Source 15 Newsletter

Benchmark Source Front page

Benchmark Source 15 Newsletter   Benchmark’s newest edition of the Source newsletter is now available for everyone to view.   To take a look at our newsletter, please follow this link : Benchmark Source 15 Newsletter   The newsletter includes the latest projects that we have been working on and future software features that… 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… 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