19 Jun 2014

The HCSS FPS Web companion (Budget Planning Tool) software is now available to be accessed from within the Scomis Hosted Application Environment without having to use the previous method of selecting the PS Financial option when connecting to our service from the Hosted Connector. Users of the software can launch…

15 Apr 2015

FPS Web companion is a piece of software (provided by HCSS/Capita) that allows users to perform budget planning tasks. The software has two components that extract data from a SIMS or FMS database. These components are known as the FMS link and the P7 link software. This software is now…

22 Dec 2015

Once the user has been set-up in SIMS please log-in to the FPS Budget Companion and select the P7 Link option Select NEXT Some schools may see a screen with an error (See Below) – click on the “Locate link dll” button, wait for the files to all populate (takes…

12 Dec 2016

Within HCSS budgeting, you may be asked to produce teacher salary statements. To do this, log into the HCSS web portal here: https://www.hcss-web.co.uk/login and load your budget/scenario. After doing this, go to: Scenario > Reporting Module > Pupil/Staff Reports > Teacher salary assessment You can then choose whether you would…

18 Dec 2015

P7 Link Before selecting the P7 Link there are some house-keeping requirements that schools will need to undertake within SIMS Personnel. Each staff member’s contract must be linked to a CFR code; this is a simple process but will take some time to complete, as it requires manual updating of…

19 Jul 2018

The HCSS Web Companion has been redeployed to all Hosted schools following an update from HCSS. The companion is now running version 5.1.7 The first change is the name of the shortcut that appears under Launcher and FMS. Rather than the FPS Web Companion you should now have the FPS

30 May 2018

…to a web based application https://faq.scomis.org/kb12076/ Classroom Monitor Now use Wonde, not Groupcall ClassCharts Discovery Education EarWig E-Copy Scan Documents into SIMS Edukey Edukey Username and password required. Emerge ePraise eSchools Using the Wonde data extractor Fisher Family Trust FronterVLE GCSEPod GroupCall Messenger (Alert) HCSS FPS.net FPS Web Companion HCSS…

14 Apr 2016

Once the completed scenario has been approved by governors and published within HCSS Budgeting schools will need to import the scenario into FMS. The first step of this will be to log into the HCSS Budgeting Web Companion and log into the FMS link. Once logged in you will need…

22 May 2018

…file transfer software no longer in use due to AnyComms replacement.   Launcher and FMS FMS – Financial Management System – users will also need to be setup within FMS by a system manager Here Archived FMS data – Only used if school has an archived FMS database FPS web…

17 May 2016

Following the introduction of HCSS Budgeting throughout Devon maintained schools it has been decided that a rolling FAQ for important information and known issues would be created. This will be updated as and when we get new information.   17/05/2016 – Staff members that have had a break of service…