SPOS release notes

SPOS Release Notes


SPOS | v.3.052

Release date: 21st November 2022

  1. We have implemented an update to the BCRS module to reflect the change made by BCRS Ltd regarding vouchers.

SPOS | v.3.0.51

Release date: 14th November 2022

Fixes and Improvements
  1. The issue with the Cash Drawer has been solved for EPSON printers.
  2. General fixes implemented to the BCRS module.

SPOS | v.3.0.50

Release date: 7th November 2022

  1. SPOS has been updated to support the BCRS functionality. Please see the following for more detail:
    1. BCRS User Manual  
    2. Managing BCRS Purchase Charges in SIMS

SPOS | v.3.0.41

Release date: 22nd September 2022

  1. We now support the new TruLink Trust payment devices.
  2. SPOS-413 SPOS has been updated with the latest Shireburn rebranding.

SPOS | v.3.0.40

Release date: 1st August 2022

  1. The tablet now supports multiple images and documents per stock item when offline. 
  2. It is now possible to add the Model and Brand to the chit manager.
Fixes and Improvements
  1. We have implemented some minor fixes to the Help menu.
  2. The loading time of the Product List and Schemes has been improved.

SPOS | v.3.0.39

Release date: 19th May 2022

  1. When using tablets, there is a new button for 'Check All Client Orders' beneath the 'Check Qty' button, which allows users to review Client Sales Orders Pending Quantities.

Fixes and Improvements
  1. The receipt is printing as expected.
  2. Choosing to post a voucher when an item is returned is working normally again.

SPOS | v.3.0.38

Release date: 15 March 2022

  1. Links to Zoho Assist and the Help Centre have been added to the Help menu.
  2. The Reconciliation ID has been added to the End of Day report (Z-read).

SPOS | v.3.0.37

Release date: 7 March 2022

Fixes and Improvements
  1. The column for 'Points Available' in Support > Customers is displaying as intended.
  2. We have adjusted validation checks to be carried out before the payment screen, so as to avoid issues when interfacing with the ePOS machine.
  3. When the user is prompted for the client's payment method (Payment Methods screen), and a customer pays in part with a voucher, the voucher amount will be deducted first, followed by the cash amount. The system will then prompt the user to choose whether to issue the change as a new voucher or to give change instead.
  4. We fixed a conflict between the EMVS module and the Aures printer controlling the cash drawer.
  5. The correct customer VAT registration number is printed when re-printing the Cash Sale.
  6. In EMVS, barcodes with a double <GS> delimiter are being processed correctly.


SPOS | v.3.0.36

Release date: 6 November 2021

Fixes and Improvements
  1. During a Cash Sale, items with a scheme applied are now not affected by the client discount.
  2. When using a tablet and inserting an item with a contracted price, the text now changes colour.

SPOS | v.3.0.34

Release date: 30 August 2021

  1. In case of a CASH client, the customer VAT number and address can be printed on fiscal receipts (A4 paper).
  2. We have added a new field for 'Town' in the Client's search popup.
Fixes and Improvements
  1. When changing an item code, the Audit of Changes is also being updated.
  2. The customer code is added to the Voucher allocation as normal.

SPOS | v.3.0.33

Release date: 5 August 2021

Fixes and Improvements
  1. The user can now change the stock description on non-inventory items when posting sales.

SPOS | v.3.0.32

Release date: 28 July 2021

Fixes and Improvements
  1. EMVS: The system now reads 2D barcodes that contain upper and lower case characters.

SPOS | v.3.0.31

Release date: 25 June 2021

Fixes and improvements

  • Fiscal Receipts can now be printed on any Windows chit or A4 printer

  • Gift Vouchers and Credit Vouchers can now be printed on any Windows chit or A4 printer

  • Z-read can now be printed on any Windows chit or A4 printer

  • Returns during Cash Sale can now be printed on any Windows chit or A4 printer

  • Fixed error "Variable Batchref is not found" when scanning items in POYC

SPOS | v.3.0.30

Release date: 20 May 2021

Fixes and improvements

  • Stock discounts now override user discounts.

  • The Size column is visible in the Transfer window when converted and printed.

  • You can now enter the same item but with different dates for contracted prices history.

  • MT entered in Support > Client VAT from SIMS replicates in SPOS as expected.

  • Copy and paste commands work as expected.

EMVS enhancements

  1. EMVS 2.2 now provides you the ability to display EMVS decommissioning alerts and messages directly in the Cash Sale screen, improving the visibility of important EMVS alerts to you.

SPOS | v.3.0.29

Release date: 20 May 2021


  • You can now print selling prices linked to barcodes and their labels together from the stock card.

Fixes and Improvements

  • We have addressed incidents of crashing following the process of payment.

  • Amend and delete actions are controlled by the proper secure function.

  • An issue where the location code would not be picked up following the input of the stock line item has been fixed.


EMVS fixes and improvements

  1. Issues, where POYC medicines would not scan but had to be entered manually, have been fixed. 

SPOS | v.3.0.28

Release date: 18 January 2021


  • This version of SPOS (and SIMS 3.0.21) has been updated with a new EMVS notification system that provides decommissioning alerts and warnings. Now, the systems produce clear warnings on the statuses of the EMVS-related products (packs) processed through your SPOS and SIMS.

    The SPOS update includes visible alert texts in the new notification panel located in the bottom-left corner of the application window and an enhanced auditing system in the form of the Notifications page. Learn more here.

  • The system asks for you to input an access key that can be acquired by Shireburn support in order to configure credit card payment types in your system.

  • Pack sizes are now shown as a read-only field in the Quick Search window.

SPOS | v.3.0.27

Release date: 18 January 2021


  • Store orders include Model label to denote the shelf from which the item was picked up.


Fixes and improvements

  • A pop-up that requests a patient ID card number at the POS level when making a POM sale is no longer mandatory.

  • Selecting a price or choosing a manual price for an item with no selling price (all zeros) works as expected SPOS on tablets.


SPOS | v.3.0.26

Release date: 14 October 2020

  1. A new option to disable the accumulation of loyalty points for certain marked products has been added to SPOS. The Non-loyalty option is found in Support > Stock Cards > Other.
  2. UI improvements made to the location transfer request page. The tag and tag all buttons were overlapping in some instances.
Fixes and improvements
  1. We fixed an error reading "String is too long to fit" when executing Take Away cancellations.
  2. A "DISCVALUE" error when redeeming points has been fixed. You should no longer see this error following the redemption of points.
  3. We have improved the loading times of the product list. 
  4. Two-line chits calculate each line item separately as expected.

SPOS | v.3.0.25

Release date: 1 September 2020
  1. Zread will split cash and non-cash payments under two different lines.

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