IT News in Brief – 16 July

Pegasus P11D pack

Accounting software house Pegasus has introduced a PC-based P11D module that automates the production of employee expense and benefit forms. Approved by the Inland Revenue, Pegasus P11D Solution also produces a P9D form for employees earning less than #8,500 a year and a P46 form for recording company car details.

German developer opens in UK German software house CP Corporate Planning has opened a UK subsidiary to distribute its planning and budgeting applications, Corporate Planner and Strategic Planner. The programs target small and medium-sized firms and can link to packages such as Access Accounts and Hansa.

Great Plains results upGreat Plains Software reported a 50% rise in revenue to $85.7m (#52.9m) for the financial year, compared with $57.1m in the previous fiscal year. An 84% increase in sales of Great Plains Windows NT solutions in the last quarter accounted for much of the rise. Client/server revenues also enjoyed growth, bringing in $74.8m, up 69% from last year.

JBA tracks sales trendsJBA, the enterprise-wide financial management vendor, has secured a #400,000 software deal with hose and fittings manufacturer Goodridge UK. Goodridge UK has ordered JBA financial warehousing and manufacturing software which includes a business intelligence toolkit for analysing sales trends.

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