[ubuntu-uk] What accounting software to recommend

Grant Sewell dcglug at thymox.co.uk
Sat Oct 23 15:41:31 BST 2010

On Sat, 23 Oct 2010 13:04:27 +0100
Barry Drake wrote:

> On Sat, 2010-10-23 at 12:38 +0100, Steve Fisher wrote:
> > I am a Management Accountant, I dislike Sage with a vengeance.  I
> > prefer Opera my self, but I am an xBase programmer :)
> My wife and I rand a business for years until I retired.  Our
> accountant got us using Sage, and I thought it was dreadful!  I was
> going to make some spreadsheets to do the job properly, but instead I
> retired and passed Sage on to the nice guy who bought my business.
> Best thing I ever did!
> Are there no pre-designed spreadsheet templates out there?  A friend
> of mine who was chief accountant with the then electricity board
> locally wrote his own spreadsheets because he said there was nothing
> out there that a professional accountant would use!  He was very
> computer literate, but not a programmer - and he found spreadsheets
> really easy to customise.
> Regards,		Barry Drake

My mother used to run a small care home (3 residents) and she did all
her accounts on fairly comprehensive, but still easy to understand
spreadsheets. Her accountant was happy with it.


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