05 Nov 2015

Invite Feature

We’re pleased to announce Release 1.5 of uCollect with the new Invitation feature. Now you can send an invitation to a contact to have them sign-up for pre-authorized collection. They can’t just pay one invoice and stop. You can select which gateway(s) you invite them to use (if you have more than one) and you don’t even need an...

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08 Oct 2015

Google Chrome Extension Released

Now you can see the uCollect status of your Xero invoices and contacts right from within Xero! You need to be using Google Chrome as your browser for this feature to work. You can install it (at no cost) from the Google Chrome store by searching for “ucollect”. Once installed, the extension will display the invoice or contact status...

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12 Mar 2015

Release 1.3

We’ve spent the last few weeks working on the next major piece of functionality for uCollect.  And now it is available to everyone.  In addition to a few small fixes and tweaks we have released the following functionality changes: Pay Now (Payment Services) integration with Xero Calculating commission on settlement Ability to sign in using a simple click and...

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12 Mar 2015

Sign in with Google

We’ve added a handy “Sign in with Google” button to our sign-up and login pages. If your uCollect login is the same as your Google+ email address then you can log in with two clicks.  You will still need to create a password as part of your uCollect user profile (so that you can sign in without this option), but...

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12 Mar 2015

Calculate Fees on Settlement

Now you can use uCollect to help you reconcile your batch settlements that come in net of commissions/fees.  If this is how your payment gateway does things you can simply tell uCollect the rates to use and we’ll automatically calculate the commissions and post this to your bank account!  You can specify a fixed rate per transaction, a percentage...

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12 Mar 2015

Integration with PayNow option in Xero

Getting paid with uCollect just got easier! We’re really pleased to announce the release of our “Payment Services” module.  This allow your customers to pay for one or more invoices using the payment gateways you have connected to through uCollect.  And what’s more – they can also authorise you to collect all future invoice amounts as well! The PayNow...

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09 Feb 2015

Release 1.2

We’ve been busy the last few weeks pumping out a range of new features for uCollect.  This release doesn’t change any of the Payment Gateways – it’s pure functionality. Here is what we have rolled out in this release: A Partner/Referral programme List and Suspend Invoices Suspend Contact Installment Plans Multi-user Please a few other bug fixes and tweaks....

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09 Feb 2015

Partner Programme

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Many small businesses are introduced to cloud accounting by their accountants, bookkeepers or web integrators.  It’s been an important sales channel for most cloud accounting systems for years.  We recognise that accountants and bookkeepers have a vested interest in helping their clients use cloud technologies well and improve their cash flow.  So we have create a partner programme that...

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09 Feb 2015

Multi-user

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From day one we allowed each user to connect to more than one ledger in uCollect.  Now each ledger may be accessed by more than one user. From your Edit Organisation page (if you are an Admin for that Organisation) you can invite another person into the uCollect organisation.  If they ar enot yet a uCollect user they will...

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09 Feb 2015

List and Suspend Invoices

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You can now see a list of all the outstanding invoices for any contact from the Search Contacts screen.  Simply click on the value of the invoices beside the contact name and you can see the list of invoices.  While you are there you can suspend any single invoice from collection (maybe it is under dispute or the customer...

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