Sage Pastel products are actively sold in over 52 countries located throughout Africa, Europe, the UK, Middle East, Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

Sage Pastel International

Due to growing demand, Sage Pastel’s international division, Sage Pastel, was formed in the mid 1990s, in order to provide the international market, with a world-class and successful accounting product and service. Today, Sage Pastel products are actively sold in over 52 countries located throughout Africa, Europe, the UK, Middle East, Australia, New Zealand and Asia. With Sage Pastel available in ten languages including English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Turkish, Dutch, Danish, German, Icelandic, Italian and Portuguese, businesses across the globe utilise Sage Pastel as a critical component in the running of their businesses on a daily basis

About The Sage Group plc

The Sage Group plc is a leading global supplier of business management software solutions and related products and services, principally for small to medium-sized enterprises. Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989. Sage has 5.8 million customers and more than 14,500 employees worldwide. We operate in over 26 countries covering the UK, Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia, India and China. For further information please visit

Sage Pastel

Sage Pastel is South Africa’s leading developer of accounting, payroll, ERP and business software for the small, medium and large enterprise market. Founded in 1989, Sage Pastel has developed an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the industry over the past 20 years, establishing itself as the market leader and the preferred choice of South African businesses.

As a member of the Sage Group, which is owned by the UK-based Sage Group plc, Sage Pastel is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, with branches in both Cape Town and Durban. In addition, Sage Pastel has over 3 500 Channel and Business Partners within South Africa and is used by over 180 000 businesses around the world. Pastel’s reputation as the trusted name in accounting and payroll software is reaffirmed by the fact that 9 out of 10 accountants recommend Pastel.

Research and Development Philosophy

Sage Pastel’s philosophy has been to allow ‘business to drive technology’ by remaining cognisant of customers’ growing needs and requirements. Significant investment in research and development ensures that we are able to guide our customers through a constantly changing technology landscape. Keeping this in mind, our research and development team works closely with the Sage Pastel support team, who pass on valuable feedback received from customers. This assists the research and development team in focusing on developing user-friendly, feature-rich, pragmatic software to meet the needs of our customers. A Sage Pastel customer will always feel secure that their investment is backed by an extensive research and development programme.

The Sage Pastel Accounting product range

The Sage Pastel product range has been developed to provide various solutions for start-up, small, medium and larger sized companies. This scalable range includes Sage My Business, Sage Pastel Xpress, Sage Pastel Xpress Start-Up, Sage Pastel Partner, Sage Evolution, and Sage Line 50. Sage Pastel ensures that all products are all made to suit all coutntries legislative changes and standards.

Sage Pastel Training

Gain the maximum benefit from Sage Pastel’s software by taking advantage of the numerous courses provided at various Sage Pastel Authorised Training Centres (ATCs) worldwide or directly by Sage Pastel. Sage Pastel’s ATCs provide customers with basic and advanced end-user training, ensuring businesses get the best returns from their Sage Pastel software. Courses are available for Sage Pastel Xpress Start-Up, Sage Pastel Xpress, Sage Pastel Partner and Sage Evolution.

Sage Pastel Payroll & HR

Sage Pastel Payroll & HR is a leading developer of Payroll and HR software that is suitable for start-up to larger sized businesses. In addition, our innovative and easy-to-use Payroll and HR solutions are ideal for all sizes and types of businesses and integrate smoothly with the Sage Pastel Accounting suite. If you hire, fire or pay employees, an automated and legally compliant Payroll and HR software solution is imperative. Let our software do it all for you.

Beyond Accounting

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