SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud ERP Business Software

Manage your changing mid-market organisation with a future-proof, single cloud ERP solution enabled by Codestone.

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    Make business decisions any time with real-time access to information

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    Automate crucial business processes to increase productivity

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    Leverage the power of master data and eliminate silos with integration between departments and entities

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    Empower subsidiaries to seamlessly harmonise business and intercompany processes

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    Remove the need for many systems and multiple license fees and replace with one that scales with your business

SAP UK Gold Partner

  • SAP Customer Satisfaction Award 2023
  • EMEA North Best Performance Award 2020
  • EMEA North Outstanding Performance Award 2020
  • UK & Ireland Net New Name Award 2020

At a Glance

What is
SAP Business ByDesign?

SAP Business ByDesign is a mobile, Cloud ERP used by over 11,000 mid-market organisations across 155 countries. It is easy-to-use, adapts to the way your employees want to work, and integrates all departmental functions that you want to align. It also enables you to globally scale and compete with companies of all sizes without complexity.


SAP Business ByDesign
A fully scalable business cloud ERP

  • Real-Time Business Finance

    Achieve a real-time view of your financial status, streamline core accounting processes, and effectively manage cash flow with SAP Business ByDesign.

  • Streamlined Procurement for Businesses

    Negotiate better deals with suppliers whilst self-service procurement empowers your employees to save time and costs executing purchase orders, purchasing contracts, RFPs, etc.

  • Effective Business Project Management

    Great for Professional Services firms. Profitably manage projects of any size and complexity, selling time and licenses, with real-time collaboration and easy access with Microsoft Teams®.

  • Supply Chain Management (SCM)

    Accelerate time to market with improved supply chain effectiveness and streamlined customer and supplier collaboration.

  • Smart SAP Reporting

    Make informed business decisions from fully integrated, real data in one place, from KPIs instantly accessible in dashboards to multi-variable reporting run simply without the need to build spreadsheet reports.

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  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

    Accelerate time to market with improved supply chain effectiveness and streamlined customer and supplier collaboration.

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    Optimised Human Resources

    From organisation management and workforce HR records and administration to booking time and expenses and offering employee self-service, effectively streamline your HR processes.

  • Extendable SAP Functionality

    Although out-of-the-box, SAP Business ByDesign is built for scale to add fields, extend reports, create custom forms, personal user interfaces and embed other websites within user interface etc. to truly make it one unified system.


We help you achieve the benefits
that SAP Business ByDesign can deliver

As the leading SAP Business ByDesign partner in the UK and Ireland, we’ll help you streamline your core processes, ensuring your business realises the instant value and impact of real-time analytics and achieves a system to suit your needs today and tomorrow.

  • Future Proof

    A resilient and supported cloud platform, maintained by SAP. 100% cloud means confidence that your business is protected from risk.

  • Simple

    Rapid and easy to deploy so you hit the ground running. On average, implementation time between 8 to 12 weeks.

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    Multiple legal entities can be set up in a single database. You have full control and visibility across your business.

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    Global Reach

    Comprehensive cloud platform supports customers in more than 100 countries. Caters for local regulation, statutory reporting and multiple languages.

  • Perform

    SAP Business ByDesign achieves transparency of your business performance at any time. Connect all functions and turn your growth potential into real results.

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    Access to real-time information on your business at the click of a button. A wealth of built-in KPI’s and insights to monitor your performance.

Take SAP Business ByDesign
to the Ultimate Level

Unlock the full potential of your business with SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP) by Codestone. SAP BTP comprises solutions spanning data and analytics, application development and automation, integration, enterprise planning, and artificial intelligence technologies.

  • Build apps and create extensibility of your systems faster with low-code and code-first solutions, automate processes, and scale without limits.
  • Connect all people and plans with extended planning and analysis.
  • Maximise the value of SAP data with our data and analytics solutions – across SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP BusinessObjects, delivering trusted insights on a modern data stack.

…and so much more!

Codestone empowers you to harness the power of SAP BTP and SAP Business ByDesign cloud service for transformative business success. Visit our SAP BTP webpage to learn more explore the possibilities.

Frequently Asked Questions

What our clients commonly ask about
SAP Business ByDesign

  • How secure is my company data in SAP Business ByDesign?

    With SAP Business ByDesign, your business data and information is fully protected with strong AES-256 encryption, global auditing, improved multitenancy, and SOC 2 compliance.

  • How is SAP Business ByDesign supported?

    24/7/365 support is provided by both SAP and Codestone.

  • What are the main features of SAP Business ByDesign?

    The solution is completely scalable from 5-1000’s of users. A single, fully integrated suite offering complete visibility of your business. ByD is rapidly deployed, utilises best practice business processes and is a true SaaS product. As a cloud integration software, if you are looking for reliable business solutions, choose SAP Business ByDesign.

  • What is the latest version of SAP Business ByDesign?

    Included in your subscription, SAP automatically updates Business ByDesign quarterly. Ensuring you are always benefiting from the latest functionality and software versions without the need for time consuming and costly upgrades.

  • What are the key functionalities of SAP Business ByDesign?

    SAP Business ByDesign comprises roughly 40 best practice business scenarios including; Order-to-Cash, Precure to Pay, Financial Mangement, CRM, Projects, Stock Management, MRP, Native Analytics and much more.

  • How much does SAP Business ByDesign cost for companies?

    SAP Business ByDesign is a Software as a Service SAP solution for companies, licensed per individual named user with a minimum (baseline) 5 standard enterprise user pack required.


    The number of users will dictate the cost of the subscription. From £60 per user per month. This covers unlimited data, full backup and disaster recovery, all hosted in SAP’s vendor own data centres are the globe.

Customer Success Stories

Retail & Sales

Optimise and streamline your retail processes to deliver the best shopping experience for your customers. Manage your entire supply chain by automating merchandising planning and forecasting, offer multichannel retail for customer convenience and improve your inventory management.

James Petitt

GFG Finance Systems and Controls Manager

Codestone has been great to work with. The implementation was a success and they were always very responsive on technical matters. I’m really happy that we’re continuing to work with them, both with our support contract and on forthcoming projects such as Concur, the spend management solution.
Global Fashion Group
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Professional Services for Customers

Increase performance and efficiency of your Professional Services processes to drive your business forward. Get complete project visibility using one source of centralised real-time data to help you optimise every stage of your project, to build customer loyalty and boost profits.

Mandy Wilkinson

Head of Finance and Resources, Suffolk Libraries

SAP Business ByDesign can grow with us and support our future projects.
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Suffolk Libraries
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Wholesale & Distribution

Connect and gain visibility of your entire Wholesale & Distribution end-to-end process to maximise profits. Easily manage your purchasing requirements, procurement processes and optimise usage of assets, helping you drive productivity and keep control of your costs.

Fiona Green

Financial Controller

The Codestone team were very knowledgeable and helpful and have enabled us to move forward successfully.

Public Sector

Transform and integrate your Public Sector business processes to improve efficiencies and achieve operational excellence. Become more proactive and innovative by using data effectively to keep control of costs, predict trends and offer omnichannel platforms to support the community.

Cerris-Jane Schenk

Finance Manager at Oxford Economics

With staff working remotely and busier than ever we would have been in big trouble in this pandemic without SAP Business ByDesign.
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Oxford Economics
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Codestone Support

SAP’s Leading Partner

Supporting you
all the way

Codestone is SAP’s leading partner in EMEA North for SAP Business ByDesign. Winner of the SAP EMEA North Best Performance Award, we have a great deal of experience across multiple industry sectors, delivering rapid projects alongside complex international rollouts.

Our successful implementation methodology and systematic approach ensures end-to-end project success. After go-live we offer 24x7x365 SAP and IT infrastructure support, plus the industry’s broadest Cloud IT and Managed Services portfolios, to ensure you are always up and running and importantly, future-proofed.

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Broad Industry

& Finance

Manage accounts for multiple operating units, currencies, and reporting standards.

  • Streamline your core company accounting processes
  • Improve the management of both liquidity and cash-flow by placing finance at the centre of your company-wide business application
  • Capture data at source and enable financial control in real-time

Human Resource

SAP Business ByDesign enables you to streamline both HR management and HR processes.

  • Simplify employee on-boarding and the management of compensation and benefits
  • Manage time, labor, and compensation more effectively.
  • Reduce mistakes and administration overheads of payroll
  • Empower both managers and employees with self-service capabilities


Real-time and integrated view of your manufacturing operations. Optimise your entire process to reduce costs and meet customer needs.

  • Exception-driven planning and material flow analysis enables detailed decision making
  • Multilevel material planning resulting in efficient, cost-saving replenishment
  • Demand planning based on historical data gives statistical forecasting capabilities
  • Gain detailed scheduling views with Gantt charts and network diagrams

Customer Relationship

SAP Business ByDesign allows you to connect marketing, sales and service delivery to truly understand the end-to-end customer experience.

  • Create personalised marketing campaigns based on customer information
  • Improve account management and gain complete sales force automation
  • Deliver superior service and increase customer satisfaction by providing the right information, tools and insights to your employees

Supply Chain

Improve efficiency and achieve better supply-demand matching helping you to increase flexibility and streamline collaboration with supplier and customers.

  • Ensure product design meets customer needs
  • Clear view of supply chain modeling and networks
  • Better planning and control of material flow with exception-driven approach
  • Ensure greater efficiencies in inventory management, distribution and a true understanding of costs


Integrate and automate your professional services processes – including financials, client and project management, and more.

  • Get real-time visibility of your projects – from project planning to execution
  • Develop the right services, ensure on-time delivery, and replicate your success
  • Target your services with greater insight into the customer lifecycle
  • Differentiate your firm by planning and delivering maximum client value
  • Evaluate project and client profitability to help meet your portfolio goals

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