Sage 50 vs Sage 200 – Are you ready to upgrade?

If you feel like you are starting to notice cracks in your Sage 50 software, it could be the time to start thinking about the switch to Sage 200cloud. Sage 50 and Sage 200 are two unique systems; and depending on your current size and growth potential you could benefit positively from an upgrade. 

In this article we will explain the key differences between Sage 50 and Sage 200, educating you on both solutions so you can make an informed decision on which software would be more beneficial to your business needs.

Sage 50

Sage 50 has been updated and now is a cloud compliant system, which syncs your data in the cloud, allowing access wherever you are. With integration with Microsoft Office 365, and compatible on mobiles and tablets, this is the market leading Sage 50cloud accounting system, updated for today’s demanding technological environment.

Sage 50 has been tested with up to 1.5 million transactions, and up to 20 concurrent users, so you can be confident it will continue to serve your business as it grows. Ensure your backup data is always up to date by scheduling regular automatic backups. And there’s no need to stop processing when you’re taking a backup.

Features of Sage 50
  • Manage cashflow, income, expenses and payments
  • Create professional invoices and quotes
  • Connect to your bank account
  • Manage VAT & submit online returns to HMRC
  • Powerful reporting and dashboard
  • Secure cloud access and backup*
    (* compatible with O365, Google Drive and Dropbox)
  • Office 365 integration**
    (**Additional charge applies)
  • Track and manage stock
  • Manage multiple departments and budgets
  • Track Project income, expenses and profit
  • Create sales and purchase orders
  • Trade in multiple currencies
  • Regular product upgrades and innovation
Sage 50 is suitable for:
  • Small to Medium sized businesses with 1-20 employees.


Sage 200

Sage 200cloud is a powerful business management solution that we continually update with the latest technology to bring you the freedom to work how and when you want. Designed to manage your finances, customers, and business insight with one solution — and propel your business to the next level. Manage your business on the move as the power of desktop meets the freedom of the cloud, providing real-time business insights and data integration whenever, wherever you are.

Sage 200cloud offers two levels to support your business – Standard and Professional.

Sage 200cloud Standard

Standard is a straightforward accounting solution with the essential financial and stock capabilities to give you the insight and flexibility you need for future business growth.

Sage 200cloud Professional

Professional is a more detailed solution for those businesses with more complex processes that have specific requirements or to connect current systems. They may be in manufacturing or service industries, or have a requirement to more effectively manage customers. Giving you a customised solution for better insight and control.

Sage 200 is suitable for:
  • Medium to Large sized companies with 10 to 200 employees.
  • Every business sector.

Why upgrade from Sage 50 to Sage 200?

If you find yourself restricted by Sage 50 and are starting to notice signs of the software creaking, similar to BooHoo. Then it’s time to think about upgrading to an advanced business software solution. The ability to customise Sage 200 to your individual needs is one of the biggest draws, the modular based system allows you to tailor the solution to fit the exact needs of your business and add additional modules on, so when your business grows, so does your Sage 200 system. 

Complete business integration

To arrange a demonstration of the differences between Sage 50 and Sage 200cloud call us on 01246 437000 or email us at We have offices in Yorkshire and experts based across the country that will organise a demonstration for you.