Sicon Approvals Help and User Guides
Sicon Approvals Help and User Guides will take you through the features and settings for the Sicon Approvals system.Back to all user guides
The Sicon Approvals system is a web based application designed to streamline the creation and approval of business documents such as Purchase requisitions, Invoices, Expenses, Timesheets and Holidays.
This application is installed at your business location (not hosted) and is connected directly to your Sage system for real-time integration, logging into the Sicon Approvals system is via your web browser. When the system is installed you will be provided with a web address (URL) to use to access the login page. You can then save this page in your favourites or use it to create a shortcut on your desktop.
Sicon Approvals Help and User Guide will take you through the features and settings for the Sicon Approvals system, each module is covered separately.
Sicon WAP was renamed Sicon Approvals for the Sicon v22.1 release, to access the WAP Help and User Guide Archive, please click below:WAP Help and User Guide Archive
To get this application setup quickly and effectively, this section is divided into two sub-sections, covering a basic installation right up until connecting your first Sage Company. With all the options considered this is a large system to configure to specific requirements, but with these guides you should be able to get operational quickly, with a full access admin account, with all licensed modules available and the ability to carry out some test requests, invoice approvals etc. This should allow you to roll out the system across your organisation in a structured manner.
Sicon Approvals can be installed onto a server with Sage 200. The installation procedure is available below:Help and User Guide – Installation v22.1 and Upwards
2. Requisitions Module
The Sicon Approvals Purchase Requisitions module is designed to allow users of the system to raise a purchase request. The requests can be for text items or stock items (configurable per system if stock is not used) with many enhancements that complement the existing Sage Purchase Order Processing modules. The Help and User guide for this module can be accessed from the link below:Help and User Guide – Requisitions Module v22.1 and Upwards
3. Invoices Module
The Sicon Approvals Invoice module of the Sicon Approval system is designed to allow users of the system to enter and approve purchase invoices. These invoices will be automatically picked up by the Sicon Approval system and processed through the configured Sicon Approval routes. The Help and User guide for this module can be accessed from the link below:Help and User Guide – Invoices Module v22.1 and Upwards
4. Expenses Module
The Sicon Approvals Expense module is designed to allow users of the system to enter and approve expense items and mileage claims. These are posted to the purchase ledger account once approved, giving the benefit of VAT handing being covered as part of the invoice processing, without any additional journals, if VAT is relevant to an invoice claim being processed through this module. The Help and User guide for this module can be accessed from the link below:Help and User Guide – Expenses Module v22.1 and Upwards
5. Timesheet Module
The Sicon Approvals Timesheet module is designed to allow users of the system to enter and approve Timesheet items. This module also includes functionality for the touch screen Time & Attendance / Shop Floor Data Capture Terminals.Help and User Guide – Timesheet Module v22.1 and Upwards
6. Holiday Module
The Sicon Approvals Holiday module enables holiday requests to be routed via a preconfigured path on a per user basis. The module supports working day rules, bank holidays and rules for users who should not be able to book time off when other named users already have holiday booked. The Help and User guide for this module can be accessed from the link below:Help and User Guide – Holiday Module v22.1 and Upwards
7. HR Module
The Sicon Approvals HR module allows users to enter and manage their HR details, job information and for companies to distribute company policies and information to team members. HR module also links with Sicon Approvals Expense module so updates to user’s bank and address details update their Purchase Ledger account directly in Sage. The Help and User guide for this module can be accessed from the link below:Help and User Guide – HR Module v22.1 and Upwards
8. Sales Orders
The Sicon Approvals Sales Order Help and User Guide will take you through the features and settings for the Sicon WAP Sales Order Module. This module is designed to allow users of the Sicon Approval system to create, submit and approve Sales Orders, enabling a Sales Order to be raised and posted to the Sales Order Processing module within Sage 200. Goods can also be despatched via the Sicon Approvals Sales Order module which will then update the values on the Sage Sales Order.
Coming soon for v22.1
9. User SettingsHelp and User Guide – User Setup v22.1 and Upwards
10. System SettingsHelp and User Guide – System Settings v22.1 and Upwards
11. Sicon Approvals RoutesHelp and User Guide – Approvals Routes v22.1 and Upwards
12. Sicon Approvals Overview of Approval StagesHelp and User Guide – Approvals Overview of Approval Stages v22.1 and Upwards
13. Sicon Approvals Mobile AppHelp and User Guide – Approvals App v22.1 and Upwards
13.1. Sicon Approvals App Install Guide (IT)
Coming soon for v22.1
13.2. Sicon Approvals App Install Troubleshooting Guide
Coming soon for v22.1
14. Sicon Approvals Add-On for Sage 200
Sicon Approvals Add-on for Sage 200: this additional set of features for the Sage 200 help provide some additional analysis and processing for month end routines in Sage 200 when used in conjunction the Sicon Approvals product. The Help and User guide for this module can be accessed from the link below:Help and User Guide – Approvals Add-On for Sage 200 v22.1 and Upwards
15. Applying a Sicon Approvals Licence
This user guide will take you through the process of applying a Sicon Approvals licence and can be accessed from the link below:Help and User Guide – Applying a Sicon Approvals Licence
16. Release Notes
The release notes page shows which release of the system includes new features or issues resolved.
At the release of Sicon v21 we announced that going forward, we will only be supporting Sage 200c and as such we are able to drop the year from our version numbers. We moved from 126.96.36.199 to 210.0.0.
New features detailed in the Release Notes relating to Pre-Release versions will not be detailed in the current Help and User Guide until the end of development phase.Sicon Approvals Release Notes