Accounts and Administration

Platinum accounts is a conventional, double entry book keeping system, with Sales, Purchase and Nominal Ledgers, it can be integrated with all other Platinum modules. Our fully featured payroll package allows the simple calculation of national insurance, tax, pensions and other payroll details.

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Keep track of your shop sales

The Shop Sales module allows you to keep details of your products such as stock levels, locations, prices, and suppliers. With a full history of every stock movement it's an invaluable tool to stay on top of all your sales of parts and accessories.

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Free Web Advertising

Free Web Advertising

Free advertising of your vehicle stock and a free add on to an existing web site, completely free, simple and quick to implement. Information can be exported to various third party advertising web sites and clients own web sites.

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Electronic Parts and Prices

Parts and Prices

Parts files are available to franchised dealers for many of the major vehicle manufacturers. With our powerful Data Import module you can import your suppliers parts and price files.

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Vehicle Sales

Vehicle Sales

The Vehicle Sales Module is an essential part of every dealer’s armoury. It is a purpose designed program for administering vehicle sales, including a sales aid, a managerial database and an accounting system.

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Management Reporting

Management Reporting

Our Platinum modules have report generators built in giving you full freedom and flexibility. There are many standard reports built into the system, when you need a more specific report you can design your own in minutes.

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Vehicle Hire

Vehicle Hire

This module is the perfect tool for helping to reduce this administration work and acts as an organisational tool for all booking and hire activities made within the business.

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Multi-Site and Multi-User

Multi-Site and Multi-User

By using a combination of conventional PC hardware and state of the art software we can provide a very fast secure operation using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) on the Internet via a broadband connection. Up to the minute access to stock information for branches is then always available.

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Vehicle Workshop

Managing your Workshop

The Workshop Management module is a purpose designed package for use in administering motor trade workshops. It allows you to keep your job tasks organised with a fully featured workshop and body shop diary.

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Free Web Advertising

Free web advertising on Catalyst FindIt

Catalyst FindIt is a free to use advertising web site for Platinum users selling vehicles, units or machinery. Update of information to the web site is completely automated in order to make the web site completely overhead free even in time!

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Your Vehicles, Units or Machinery on Your Website

A very powerful feature of "Catalyst FindIt" is that it may can also be used as an "add on" for customer's own web sites. Accessed by a simple button from the web site it can be configured by Catalyst, free of charge, to resemble the web site launching it in terms of colours and graphic images (There is the facility for your "add on" FindIt to be styled by a third party "CSS" by your own web developer).

  • If launched from an individual customer’s web site it will of course only list that customer’s stock.
  • We can list and feed third parties your Motorbikes, Cars, Caravans, Caravan Accessories, Motor homes, Quads, Boats, Trucks and Agricultural Machinery.

Easy, Simple and Cost Effective

Free web advertising on Catalyst FindItFree advertising of your motorcycle stock on MCN Small Bikes, Visordown, Auto-Kingdom, Tradeouts and Bike Shack and our own Catalyst FindIt and a Free add on to an existing web site, completely free, simple to implement and virtually no ongoing input other than entering vehicle, unit or machinery information into Platinum, where of course it will be required to sell the item later. Could it be easier, simpler or more cost effective?

Whilst there is absolutely no charge raised by Catalyst for our website add-on your web site designer may make a charge for any changes required to your website.

Exporting to Third Party Websites

Information may be securely exported from FindIt to various third party advertising web sites and clients own web sites. Our data feeds are used by over 140 independant software and web companies below to allow our clients to easily deploy their stock onto their tailored website.

  • 21st Century Internet Ltd
  • Abacus Media
  • Adventure Graphics
  • ADX Media
  • Am Seo
  • Aspire Creative LLP
  • Auto Trader
  • Automassive Ltd
  • Automotive Data Services
  • AutoWeb
  • Base Station
  • BeWebsite Design
  • Big Commerce
  • Bike Catcher
  • Big Commerce
  • Bike Trader
  • Bike Shack
  • BLG Group
  • BSN
  • Build Business
  • Bumper UK
  • BWEB
  • CD Web Design
  • Creaer Group
  • Ceda Design
  • Click Dealer
  • Computer Solutions
  • Crash Media Group
  • Creative Theory
  • CTRL
  • CWD Solutions
  • Dealer Bikes
  • DealerWebs
  • Design Web Internet Solutions
  • Designwork Ltd
  • Dessol
  • Digital Lane
  • Dove Computer Solutions
  • DV Media Lounge
  • eBay
  • Ecopow Web Design
  • ECS Software
  • eGoodmanners
  • Eight Technology
  • Emenet Web Design
  • Epitomy Solutions
  • Exchange and Mart
  • Farmgear
  • FarmAds
  • Farmers Weekly
  • FAT Promotions Ltd
  • FDC Studio
  • First4Apps
  • Fire Without Smoke Software
  • Fresh Web Services Ltd
  • Friday Media Group
  • FurtherMore Marketing Ltd
  • FuseMetrix Group Ltd
  • G-Forces Web Management Ltd
  • Gecko
  • Geonet Solutions
  • Gud Design
  • G-Force
  • H1 Digital
  • Hedley
  • Helix
  • High Position
  • In House Media
  • Inovica Ltd
  • Interactive Web Solutions
  • Independent News and Media (NI)
  • Jewelion Web Design
  • Jigowatt Creative Media
  • Just Create Ltd
  • Kaweb
  • Killer Byte Design
  • Laser Red
  • LucidCreations
  • Magicalia
  • Media Links Online Ltd
  • Media Web Solutions Ltd
  • Mediabox UK
  • Mediatube Ltd
  • Micro Genie
  • Microtext
  • Morecambe Net Ltd
  • Motor Cycle News (MCN)
  • Motorcycle Tradedesk
  • MWM Systems Ltd
  • New Star Media
  • Nexmedia
  • One Black Bear
  • One DB
  • One Black Bear
  • P-Tech
  • Piston Heads
  • PHMedia Group
  • PJ Web Design
  • PL1 Web Design
  • Portfolio
  • Practical Caravans
  • Proweb
  • PS Website Design
  • PSP Systems
  • Ptech
  • Pumpkin Web Design
  • RMB Digital
  • Room 58 Ltd
  • Salad Creative Ltd
  • Serenity Digital Ltd
  • Scooter Giant
  • South Coast Web Design
  • Spartan Digital
  • SpidersNet
  • Studio808
  • Success Unlimited
  • Sum Agency
  • Switch Systems Ltd
  • System 3 Services Ltd
  • The Bike Market
  • The Cube Lab Ltd
  • The digitalLANE Group
  • The Orange Circle
  • The Search Nerds
  • Tictoc Family
  • Tradeouts
  • Venture Resources
  • Verto
  • VisionFive Media
  • VisualSoft Ltd
  • Warners Group Publications PLC
  • WebCreationUK Ltd
  • WebEurope
  • WebGlu
  • Webspace Unlimited
  • WhatTheySee
  • Wida Group
  • X10D
  • Zero-1 Ltd

There is no upfront charge for this facility although a small increase in annual support charges will be made to cover the support of any links to the third parties which inevitably costs internet bandwidth and occasional time in query solving.

Terms for connection to our to our on-line data services can be found in the On-Line Services and Third Parties section of our Trading Terms page.

Data Security

We always design our systems with the security of your data in mind and we will require your written permission to allow a third party access to your data. All our server communications utilise an array of encryption technologies giving you peace of mind that your data is safe.

Click here to download the Data Feed Permission form.


  • Brenwood Motors

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  • DLS

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  • Jayray Vehicle Solutions Ltd

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FindIt Case Studies

  • Saltire Motorcycles

    Having twice been voted as the UK’s number one Japanese franchised motorcycle dealers by RIDE Magazine, Saltire Motorcycles covering the Lothian region offers new and used motorcycles whether you simply want a learner legal motorbike, want to choose from a wide range of scooters; or whether you’re in the market Read More
  • The KTM Centre

    The KTM Centre as the name implies a motorcycle business dedicated to sales and support of the KTM brand. Situated in the London commuter zone this Solus franchise is passionate about the brand they support. They link to their own area on our FindIt website for their used bike search. Read More
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Software Demonstrations

Purchasing the correct software to run your business is vitally important. Getting the correct software will minimise time spent by staff in administration and maximise the effectiveness of your business.

In order to help you make this crucial choice we are very happy to provide free demonstrations of our products to ensure that it performs as you need and expect. This can be done in any one of three ways.

  • We can visit you at your premises, this provides us with an excellent opportunity to assess your requirements.
  • We would be delighted for you to come here to Catalyst, we would love the opportunity to show you our company, it's support facilities and introduce our support team.
  • We can provide, usually at very short notice, an on-line remote demonstration of our software via the Internet.

Which ever way you choose, our aim is to explain how the power of Platinum Software can help your business grow.

For remote demonstrations, we will call you by telephone at the appointed time, simply click on the button below to start the demonstration, we will provide a session ID and password (no software will be installed on your machine and the demonstration is secure and safe).