News & Blog

What have Compleat been up to recently? New products, partnerships, or just musings from people within the business.

Twelve Months of New Features: a 2023 Recap

Twelve Months of New Features: a 2023 Recap

Our developers have been hard at work this year, listening to feedback from our iCompleat users and constantly improving your experience. Cast your mind back to January (insert ‘it feels like a lifetime ago’ comments here!)- a New Year, and some new tweaks to your...

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5 Trends That Will Impact Your Business in 2024

5 Trends That Will Impact Your Business in 2024

It's almost that time of the year again: time to adorn the office Christmas tree in tinsel, share your Spotify wrapped with anyone who will listen, and eagerly draft up your seasonal out-of-office message. While many of us take time to celebrate the year's...

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Spend Management for Your School’s Budget

Spend Management for Your School’s Budget

What's the best way to add value to something? Make it more efficient. Instead of adding new processes, hiring new staff, increasing your output, have you ever looked into what you already do, and simply tried making it better? Sometimes it's a simple fix. Even just...

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We’re Going to the Schools & Academies Show 2023!

We’re Going to the Schools & Academies Show 2023!

The news is out- Compleat Software will be exhibiting at the Schools & Academies Show 2023! This year’s show will be held on the 22nd November 2023 at the NEC, Birmingham, and will see more than 3,000 attendees from a range of backgrounds, including...

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How Spend Visibility Can Help Schools Save Money

How Spend Visibility Can Help Schools Save Money

Schools are facing some of the steepest cuts since the 1970s. So, we're guessing that seeing your school's bank balance going down rapidly as the school year progresses is getting incredibly scary! But what about the granular detail- is that visible? We're talking...

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4 Free Procurement Training Courses to Impress your Boss

4 Free Procurement Training Courses to Impress your Boss

If you're anything like me, you always want to be learning something new. Even better if it's related to your work, so you can learn the best practices, find out current trends, and impress your boss! A lot of companies will support staff in studying, but you don't...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Accounts Payable Automation

A Beginner’s Guide to Accounts Payable Automation

By a beginner for a beginner: What does accounts payable automation software actually do? Accounts payable automation software is the gift that keeps on giving. Imagine: you're sitting at your desk in a haze of a post-lunch food coma, and you've got a mountain of...

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Top Digital Working Tools for Business Simplification

Top Digital Working Tools for Business Simplification

Now more than ever as business leaders or management, we are having to accept change in working styles, location and process to adapt to the changing landscape. Cast your mind back to pre-pandemic times (ah... the good old days), and how purchase invoices were...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Purchase-to-Pay Automation

A Beginner’s Guide to Purchase-to-Pay Automation

By a beginner for a beginner: what is purchase-to-pay? If you're anything like myself, having a well-rounded understanding of the industry you are working in is imperative to the success of your work and, more importantly, your confidence. As a novice to the software...

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Understanding the Benefits of Integrated Online Buying

Understanding the Benefits of Integrated Online Buying

As a consumer, Covid accelerated the inevitable shift to online shopping, and now that we have the confidence in how convenient online buying has become, there's simply no going back. So, why isn't this happening at our workplace? Integrating the shopping experience...

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How to Gain Control of School Spending

How to Gain Control of School Spending

Do you (or does someone in your school setting) know exactly how much is being spent, by whom, and on what? If you’re involved in procurement and purchasing at your school, then feeling in control of the school’s spending is probably one of your top priorities and...

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6 Benefits of Automating Your Accounts Payable Process

6 Benefits of Automating Your Accounts Payable Process

Automating the accounts payable process can bring numerous benefits to organizations of all sizes, including increased efficiency, improved accuracy, and reduced costs. In this blog post, we will discuss these benefits in more detail and explain how automating...

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Automating the return to work: the future of finance

Automating the return to work: the future of finance

The future of finance is automation Will automating the return to work be the future of finance? If you must ask, you're not alone. Finance is often a key component of any business—but it doesn't have to be tedious. While the work can be repetitive (& usually...

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How to keep up with the finances of your growing MAT

How to keep up with the finances of your growing MAT

Are you working at one of the growing numbers of Multi Academy Trusts (MATs) in the UK that manage at least two schools? There are currently 1,460 & the government wants to see more schools in MATs by 2025. Gavin Williamson told the Foundation for Education...

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