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Author: Martin Peirce

You cant handle the truth

The truth is in there ...   My lead developer Greg is quite a deep guy. He’s a thinker. He likes purity. Obviously, he’s highly suspicious of Microsoft and interfaces and has just about com…

Are You Right For Purchase Orders?

First off, what are purchase orders? A Purchase Order is an instruction from you to your supplier, to supply goods or service at a price that you dictate. The supplier then accepts your purchase or…

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Bouncing Back

Is Your Business Ready For The Return Covid-19 has taught us at Zahara many things. First and foremost, we don’t need an office to work at 100% productivity - we learnt this very quickly. I was w…

Working from home

Business has changed… Forever

Our business landscape is changing We are busier than ever with finance teams wanting to work from home more efficiently. We are showcasing our approvals portal and amazing invoice OCR, InvoiceExpr…

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Invoice Express – The Game Changer

Let the robots take the hard-work out of your invoice processing It's not often I get excited and start banging the drum, but our new Invoice Express is a game changer. It's so simple, yet so inc…

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Zahara – Working From Home

Working from home for the Zahara team hasn’t been a stretch so far. We are fortunate to use some great software apps that enable us to communicate, share and collaborate quickly and easily. The t…

Does your finance team thrive on stress?

We all know that stress is bad for us, right? My diet app tells me it is, and I know I’m much happier when there is less to worry about, both in my personal and professional life. It seems thou…

Bath Business Awards

Zahara are delighted to be shortlisted for the 2019 Bath Business Awards. In 2018, Zahara doubled its customer base in just 10 months and now has 5,000 users. The team at Zahara are delighted to …

Audit trail & transparency

Zahara adds control and visibility to your buying. That's one of our main statements.  Every purchase and every invoice has a full audit-trail behind it. Who created it? who approved it? What que…

How to get your invoices paid faster

As a software application, Zahara is all about purchasing and managing spend. The end result of the purchase approval process is often the purchase order. One persons purchase order is another's sales…

GDPR – Our initial thoughts

GDPR & Zahara    GDPR is all about consumers and consent. You can take it as read that Zahara is as secure a system as it can be. We are on Microsoft Azure and we have encrypted databas…

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You have to eat your own dog food

Dyson have certainly come a long way in the 20 years since Sir James launched his first vacuum cleaner, the DC-01. This much-admired UK company now claims to spend about £2 billion a year on resear…

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Zahara is a class act with QuickBooks…

Pay attention Class Ok. So enough class puns. We've been getting to know QuickBooks better this month. Our developers have kicked off an integration with QuickBooks Online - it's a very popular accou…

Release Notes – 28/1/2017

  Release Notes 28/1/2017 New Feature - Save as Draft - You can now create an order but Save as a Draft - then edit and resume at any time New Feature - Reporting - We have now added invo…