Managing financial accruals with Beacon

Posted Posted in Beacon Support

Following my last notes in the Beacon Newsletter on using the Beacon Finance Package, where I presented a case for using a membership ledger in order to keep the current account uncluttered. Another area of the Finance Package which gets a bad press is its lack of ability to deal with accruals. In my discussions […]

A day in the life of a Beacon Supporter

Posted Posted in Beacon Support

We thought that an idea of a “typical” example of a Beacon Supporter’s activity might both be of interest and assistance to anyone considering joining our small friendly team. So, here is a general example of John’s schedule.   As members of the Beacon team we have a specific personalised email address.  This ensures that […]

Supporting Beacon Users

Posted Posted in Beacon Support

The Beacon helpdesk, which was announced in the previous edition of Beacon News, has been gratefully received by Beacon users who find themselves in a spot of bother. If you are a Beacon user and you have a problem, issue or query, simply visit help.beacon.u3a.org.uk or follow the links from the Beacon website. From there, […]