Arun District Council launches pioneering single supplier financial management system framework

28 councils in East and West Sussex and Surrey will have access to new framework

Arun District Council (Arun) has created a pioneering new framework to allow 28 authorities to purchase financial management software from Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced). This is as part of a drive to foster collaborative procurement and efficiencies.

Northern Ireland Health and Social Care on course to save £43 million within 10 years

IT systems project goes live

A new IT systems project intended to deliver a country-wide finance, procurement and logistics solution within the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) in Northern Ireland has successfully gone live with the full roll-out completed across Health and Social Care NI (HSCNI) and HSC Business Services Organisation.

Only 17% of HR professionals are using analytics technology, despite 73% admitting its importance

Advanced survey highlights HR’s lack of understanding of analytics software benefits

Almost three quarters (73%) of HR professionals believe that analytics software can help them to enhance strategic decision making within their organisation but 83% do not currently have access to this technology. These are the findings of research carried out by Source for Consulting in partnership with leading business applications and service provider, Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced).

Advanced Ticketing scores double win with football clubs


Rhyl and Eastleigh football clubs drive online ticketing with cloud technology.

Advanced Ticketing (Advanced) has been appointed by Rhyl and Eastleigh Football Clubs to manage the clubs' core ticketing operations using its Cloud Venue online ticketing solution.

Introduction to Microsoft Dynamics CRM for the finance sector

This 30 minute webinar will give you an overview of how Microsoft Dynamics CRM can help organisations in the finance sector to better manage customer interactions, provide the right products and services, and streamline processes. You will see how you can create a single view of the client, build and manage relationships, create business process flows and report on key information via dashboards.

Advanced’s HR and payroll software cuts paper and man hours for NFP leisure trust

1610, one of the largest provider of leisure facilities in Somerset, Dorset and North Devon, has significantly reduced its use of paper and man hours, after using automated HR and payroll software from Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced). OpenHR and OpenPeople has enabled the introduction of e-payslips and streamlined reporting.

Ipswich Town renews partnership with Advanced Ticketing for cloud-based commerce solution

Ipswich Town FC

Ipswich Town Football Club (Ipswich Town) has signed a new five-year contract with Advanced Ticketing (Advanced), following a thorough tender process involving multiple technology providers.

Advanced World

Advanced World is the annual user conference which provides Advanced customers with a fantastic opportunity to network with other users, meet key Advanced staff and partners, and learn more about important product developments.

Public Sector & Enterprise Customers
19th & 20th October 2015, Manchester

OpenAccounts, OpenHR, OpenPeople, OpenLogistix, OpenWMS and TALENT customers
5th November 2015, London

David Atkinson joins Advanced

David Atkinson joins Advanced Business Solutions (Public Sector & Enterprise) in the role of Account Director with the objective of managing and developing relationships with a number of strategic Customer Partners.

Over the last 25 years David has worked with leading solution providers to deliver enterprise applications and managed services transforming public and private sector organisations and focusing particularly on Healthcare, Manufacturing and, most recently, the Payments Sector where he worked with UK and European financial institutions and major UK retailers.

WebFirst - Service Availability Update

If you are currently experiencing problems logging into WebFirst, please be advised the ip address of the server changed on 25th June 2015 to This was to address issues with incompatibilities with the https security protocols and IE8 and Java 6. The URL is also now You may need to arrange with your I.T. for access to this ip address/url.


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