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Sage Pastel Corporate Profile

Sage Pastel is South Africa’s leading developer of Pastel accounting software, payroll, ERP and business software of the small, medium and large enterprise market. Founded in 1989, we have developed an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the industry, and have positioned ourselves as the market leader and preferred choice for your business.

Sage Pastel International

In the mid-1990s you, as our valued customers, needed us to branch out into the international market and as a result our international division was introduced. Our products, Pastel accounting software, payroll, ERP and business software , is now actively sold in over 52 countries located throughout Africa, Europe, the UK, Middle East, Australia, New Zealand and Asia. With Sage Pastel available in 8 languages, including English, Afrikaans, Dutch, Danish, German, Icelandic, Italian and Portuguese, we are able to ensure that we have the ideal product to cater for your business's needs.

Research and Development

Our Sage Pastel Team's philosophy is to allow "business to drive technology" by ensuring that we remain aware of your growing needs. We spend a significant amount on research and development to make sure that you are comfortable in an ever-changing technological environment. Our research and development team works closely with our Sage Pastel support department, who all share your valuable feedback. By doing so, our research and development team are able to create a user-friendly, feature-rich product offering suited to meet your needs.

The Sage Pastel Product Range

We have developed our product range with your business in mind. Whether you have a start-up, small, medium or larger sized company, we have the product to best suit your needs. Our products include Sage Pastel My Invoicing, Sage Pastel My Business, Sage One Accounting, Sage Pastel Xpress Start-Up, Sage Pastel Xpress, Sage Pastel Partner,and Sage Evolution. No matter which product you require for your specific needs, we make sure that your business will stay up to date with South Africa’s standards, along with any economic and legislative changes.

Support – Sage Pastel Business Care Licence

Our Sage Pastel Business Care Licence is an optional support and maintenance programme for our Pastel accounting software, payroll, ERP and business software, giving you the assurance that we will be there for you for all of your support and back-up needs. Being a Business Care Licence customer means that you will gain the added benefits of receiving updates and upgrades at no additional cost, direct telephonic and e-mail support, quarterly newsletters, discounts and much more. Help us to put your mind at ease by opting in to our Sage Pastel Business Care Licence.

Sage Pastel Training

At Sage Pastel we want you to be able to enjoy your accounting software to it’s full potential. In order to help you do so we invite you to take advantage of the many courses provided at our various Sage Pastel Authorised Training Centres (ATCs). Sage Pastel ATCs provide you with both basic and advanced end-user training, making sure that you are able to make the most of your Sage Pastel’s software. Be sure to check out our Training page to see what courses are available.

Accountants Forum

At Sage Pastel we have always strived towards a strategy to partner with the accounting fraternity and to ensure that we can cater specifically for the needs of accountants. Our products are designed by accountants for accountants. Membership to our Sage Pastel Accountants Forum is exclusively for registered accounting professionals. The Forum is designed to provide you with the means to provide a complete service to your clients. E-mail us to find out more on [email protected] or call +27 11 304 3550.

Sage Pastel Payroll & HR

Our Sage Pastel Payroll & HR division is South Africa’s leading developer of Payroll and HR software for your business, no matter its type or size. With the Sage Pastel Payroll & HR product range, which includes Sage One Payroll, Sage Pastel Partner Payroll and Sage Pastel Payroll 5in1, we offer you the ability to take your company’s needs into you own hands. Let our automated software make PAYE, SDL, UIF and statutory returns less taxing.

Beyond Accounting

Sage Pastel’s brand promise “beyond accounting” is in line with our business philosophy of providing you with more than “just a box of software”. Whether your business is just starting out, or it’s an existing business which is growing, Sage Pastel aims to support the growth of a company and develop an ongoing partnership with customers for the long-term with our Pastel accounting software, payroll, ERP and business software



The Sage Group plc is a leading global provider of business management software to small and medium sized companies, creating greater freedom for them to succeed. Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and entered the FTSE 100 in 1999. Sage has over 6 million customers and more than 13,500 employees in 24 countries covering the UK & Ireland, mainland Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia, Asia and Brazil. For further information please visit www.sagesouthafrica.co.za.