Recycle Week & magic5

September 25, 2017

This week is Recycle Week in the UK, and you may have seen some of the recycling related facts that have cropped up over the weekend and this morning. For example: 480 bottles are used in the average UK household but only 270 are recycled (44%) It takes 75% less

magic5 links with Sage

September 20, 2017

We are proud to have joined the Sage Developer program and are working on a direct link with Sage50 Accounts. magic5 plus Sage make a powerful end-to-end solution As we all know it is perfectly possible to manually export customers and products from Sage and, with a bit of spreadsheet tweaking, import

Just another manic Monday?

September 11, 2017

The first day of a new week is a step closer to achieving your goals both in and outside of the workplace. Of course, some of us are feeling a tad groggy after the weekend and the morning commute may consist of being woken up with a fright at every station

30 Tips for accurate Text Entry

May 30, 2017

With any mobile app, one important consideration is to reduce the amount of text entry. Using tick boxes, drop-down lists etc. makes the app easier and faster to use, and ensures that answers are consistent, coherent and grammatically correct. This benefits everybody: users are happier filling out their “paperwork”; forms are

Old Reds win a place in National League Two

May 3, 2017

In just 3 seasons, Old Redcliffians have stormed through the South West One league and are now being promoted to National League Two. We proud to be sponsoring them at the ground and look forward to seeing some exciting games next

Time is Money – save on both with magic5

February 1, 2017

After recently watching a TED Talk about time management (this one here), we got talking in the office, and it got us really thinking... The author of the talk, Laura Vanderkam, discusses how we can manage our free time effectively - but what about our working hours? We have a whole 168 hours

How to avoid spending money on software you don’t and can’t use

November 28, 2016

At magic5, we work with a huge variety of business sizes, and often find that processes involving change unearth similar challenges. However, there is no 'one size fits all' solution in the business world. Whilst companies may have exactly the same problems, their processes will undoubtedly be worlds apart. This month,


November 9, 2016

magic5 Document Library gives you all the documents you need, literally at your fingertips. See the product details or learn about using the Document Library. Imagine what you could do with a whole library in your pocket Imagine arriving at a maintenance job, tools in your van and years of experience in your

Totterdown Front Room Arts Trail

November 2, 2016

Autumn is even more special with the Totterdown Arts Trail ... Autumn is such an exciting time of year!  From Hallowe'en through to Christmas we have special events - Bonfire Night, advent, school nativity, church fairs and family get-togethers.  And, where magic5 lives, you've got the Totterdown Front Room Arts Trail

A Ghoulish Tale

October 26, 2016

Now that the days are getting colder and shorter, and the murky weather is forcing us all to stay inside, I thought I’d tell you a story for this month’s blog. So grab a cup of tea and a few biscuits (HobNobs if poss.), and get comfy for a little

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