Pegasus Opera II (7.52.00) Readme

What’s New

This is a maintenance release that also includes a new facility in the Stock Control application to bulk update stock items as dormant. Please contact your Pegasus Partner for further details.

User guides

The Pegasus Info Centre (www.pegasus.co.uk/pegasusinfocentre/Home.htm) is now displayed on the Opera II desktop. The Pegasus Info Centre is now the only resource for PDF user guides because they have been removed from the Opera CD.

These Opera II guides are published on the site:

·         Software requirements guide

·         Installation guide

·         Implementation guide

·         Pensions how to guide.

Help

F1 Help is available for all Opera II applications.

September 2016

Pegasus Opera II (7.51.12) Readme

What’s New

This is a maintenance release. Please contact your Pegasus Partner for further details.

User Guides

These other guides are also available:

The Installation guide for information on how to install or upgrade Opera II

The Implementation guide for help with how to set up a new implementation after installing Opera II

The System Requirements guide for hardware and software requirements to run Opera II.

Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader X or higher must be installed before you can view PDF guides. Install Adobe Reader XI from http://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/.

Find the user guides…

On the Opera II CD in a folder called DOCUMENTS

Installed as part of the Opera II Client installation. The location of the Client installation folder depends on the edition of the Windows product Opera II is installed on: normally C:\Program Files\Pegasus\Client XXX\ or C:\Program Files (x86)\Pegasus\Client XXX\ (where XXX is either VFP or SQL).

On the Opera 3 Information Centre at www.pegasus.co.uk/opera3infocentre/ProductHelp.htm.

F1 Help

F1 Help is available for all Opera II applications.

July 2016

Pegasus Opera II (7.51.11) Readme

What’s New

This is a maintenance release to resolve a problem in Cashbook Batch Processing. Please contact your Pegasus Partner for further details.

User Guides

These other guides are also available:

The Installation guide for information on how to install or upgrade Opera II

The Implementation guide for help with how to set up a new implementation after installing Opera II

The System Requirements guide for hardware and software requirements to run Opera II.

Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader X or higher must be installed before you can view PDF guides. Install Adobe Reader XI from http://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/.

Find the user guides…

On the Opera II CD in a folder called DOCUMENTS

Installed as part of the Opera II Client installation. The location of the Client installation folder depends on the edition of the Windows product Opera II is installed on: normally C:\Program Files\Pegasus\Client XXX\ or C:\Program Files (x86)\Pegasus\Client XXX\ (where XXX is either VFP or SQL).

On the Opera 3 Information Centre at www.pegasus.co.uk/opera3infocentre/ProductHelp.htm.

F1 Help

F1 Help is available for all Opera II applications.

June 2016

Pegasus Opera II (7.51.10) Readme

What’s New

This is a maintenance release.  Please contact your Pegasus Partner for further details.

User Guides

These other guides are also available:

The Installation guide for information on how to install or upgrade Opera II

The Implementation guide for help with how to set up a new implementation after installing Opera II

The System Requirements guide for hardware and software requirements to run Opera II.

Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader X or higher must be installed before you can view PDF guides. Install Adobe Reader XI from http://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/.

Find the user guides…

On the Opera II CD in a folder called DOCUMENTS

Installed as part of the Opera II Client installation. The location of the Client installation folder depends on the edition of the Windows product Opera II is installed on: normally C:\Program Files\Pegasus\Client XXX\ or C:\Program Files (x86)\Pegasus\Client XXX\ (where XXX is either VFP or SQL).

On the Opera 3 Information Centre at www.pegasus.co.uk/opera3infocentre/ProductHelp.htm.

F1 Help

F1 Help is available for all Opera II applications.

June 2016

Pegasus Opera II (7.51.01) Readme

What’s New

This release contains maintenance fixes to the Full Payment Submission validation when an employee is using a flexible pension and to the P45 reports when Student Loan – Plan 2 is in use.

User Guides

These other guides are also available:

The Installation guide for information on how to install or upgrade Opera II

The Implementation guide for help with how to set up a new implementation after installing Opera II

The System Requirements guide for hardware and software requirements to run Opera II.

Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader X or higher must be installed before you can view PDF guides. Install Adobe Reader XI from http://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/.

Find the user guides…

On the Opera II CD in a folder called DOCUMENTS

Installed as part of the Opera II Client installation. The location of the Client installation folder depends on the edition of the Windows product Opera II is installed on: normally C:\Program Files\Pegasus\Client XXX\ or C:\Program Files (x86)\Pegasus\Client XXX\ (where XXX is either VFP or SQL).

On the Opera 3 Information Centre at www.pegasus.co.uk/opera3infocentre/ProductHelp.htm.

F1 Help

F1 Help is available for all Opera II applications.

April 2016

 Pegasus Opera II (7.51.00) Readme

What’s New

Microsoft Office 2016 and Office 365 (Desktop edition)

These are now supported (32-bit only).

To use these versions of Microsoft Office with Pegasus Opera II your Pegasus partner must run a utility to remove the existing Amyuni PDF software on each computer (PC or server) running Opera before the new version is installed.

Bill of Materials

When returning BOM components to stock, the component work in progress value instead of the standard cost can now be used to return goods to stock.  This assists with reconciling Stock Control to the Nominal Ledger.

Maintenance

Your Pegasus partner has a list of maintenance fixes in this release.

User Guides

These other guides are also available:

The Installation guide for information on how to install or upgrade Opera II

The Implementation guide for help with how to set up a new implementation after installing Opera II

The System Requirements guide for hardware and software requirements to run Opera II.

Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader X or higher must be installed before you can view PDF guides. Install Adobe Reader XI from http://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/.

Find the user guides…

On the Opera II CD in a folder called DOCUMENTS

Installed as part of the Opera II Client installation. The location of the Client installation folder depends on the edition of the Windows product Opera II is installed on: normally C:\Program Files\Pegasus\Client XXX\ or C:\Program Files (x86)\Pegasus\Client XXX\ (where XXX is either VFP or SQL).

On the Opera 3 Information Centre at www.pegasus.co.uk/opera3infocentre/ProductHelp.htm.

F1 Help

F1 Help is available for all Opera II applications.

April 2016

Pegasus Opera II (7.50.00) Readme

Full details of this release are included in the PAYINFO.PDF guide on the Opera CD, and at www.pegasus.co.uk/opera3infocentre/ProductHelp.htm.

What’s New

 This release includes payroll changes for the 2015-16 year-end and the 2016-17 tax year.

Tax and NI

Rates and thresholds for the 2016-17 tax year

Abolition of employer's NI for apprentices under 25

Scottish Rate of Income Tax (SRIT)

P60 (End of year certificates) for the 2015-16 tax year. Contact Pegasus Business Forms on 0800 833 414 or see www.bsd-online.co.uk/pegasus for details.

RTI Submissions

Full Payment Submission

Employer Payment Summary.

Student loans - Plans 1 and 2.

Payrolling of benefits in kind in real time

Most benefits can be included in the payroll in real time rather than on the P11D end-of-year expenses and benefits form.

Fuel Type 'E' is no longer valid when reporting car benefits on the P11D end-of-year expenses and benefits form.

Pensions

Female State Pension Age changes

Removal of Contracting out of the State Second Pension

Holding onto NEST contributions amendments

NEST contribution file amendments.

Statutory payments

Additional Statutory Paternity Pay is no longer payable.

Attachment orders

New Higher rate Direct Earnings Attachments (DEA)

Scottish Earnings Arrestments (EA) and Current Maintenance Arrestments (CMA).

User Guides

These other guides are also available:

The Installation guide for information on how to install or upgrade Opera II

The Implementation guide for help with how to set up a new implementation after installing Opera II

The System Requirements guide for hardware and software requirements to run Opera II.

Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader X or higher must be installed before you can view PDF guides. Install Adobe Reader XI from http://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/.

Find the user guides…

On the Opera II CD in a folder called DOCUMENTS

Installed as part of the Opera II Client installation. The location of the Client installation folder depends on the edition of the Windows product Opera II is installed on: normally C:\Program Files\Pegasus\Client XXX\ or C:\Program Files (x86)\Pegasus\Client XXX\ (where XXX is either VFP or SQL).

On the Opera 3 Information Centre at www.pegasus.co.uk/opera3infocentre/ProductHelp.htm.

F1 Help

F1 Help is available for all Opera II applications.

February 2016