The much-anticipated 31st December 2020 has been and gone and the UK is now no longer part of the European Union. As we waited with bated breath to find out whether we would be leaving with or without a deal it really went to the wire, but a deal it was. Unfortunately, the Brexit transition period has left many unanswered questions and some things remain to be agreed. There are, however, many things of which we can be sure and the implications for...
In a world where physical proximity to a company is no longer important when choosing a provider, and where the online universe is just a click away, it’s important to stand out from the crowd. You know your product or service is the best, you just need to convince potential clients that your company is the one to choose.
Social proof is one of the greatest marketing tools you have online, and it plays into the herd mentality. It’s a case of,...
Pubs opened at the weekend, brilliant news for the industry. But in addition to creating enough space to allow for the 1m+ distancing rule, many businesses will need to brush up on their data protection awareness.
The government’s high-level guidance for pubs, bars and restaurants is asking owners and operators in England to keep a temporary record of customers’ contact detail for 21 days. BEIS is designing a system to support this and that...
As businesses start looking towards moving out of lockdown, this is the time to take measures to help stay ahead of the competition. Protecting and boosting a business brand is vital. Do you have a post-pandemic plan? One of the easiest and quickest ways to help your business is to make sure your data is secure. Recent research by Guardum revealed that three-quarters of surveyed DPOs said they were struggling to keep up with their data compliance...
Employees across the UK now find themselves working from home and iCaaS has responded by launching a training solution to meet their needs.
iCaaS is the Trusted Standard in Data Protection and helps businesses achieve, manage and maintain full data compliance through our fully cloud-based software solution.
We have launched a training solution to meet the demands of home working and data security to help people who are still handling data –...
Measures to deal with COVID-19 has led to many more people now
working from home. This includes many accountancy staff who are must now use
computers and other devices remotely.
This poses many new challenges for businesses and there are
extra considerations that must be addressed to stay safe.
Providing an excellent service to your clients requires you
to collect data. The volume of data created and collected and the regulations for
Hackers are looking to dupe home workers to steal their
personal information or freeze their screens and demand ransoms of thousands of
pounds to unlock it.
With more and more people working from home to try and
contain COVID-19, now is the time to make sure your data is protected.
This week, the UK's cyber security agency has advised
people working from home to be aware of email scams linked to coronavirus and
encrypt data on their devices to...
With an industry worth over £5 billion in the UK alone, the
health and fitness sector has grown 20% in the last five years.
Because of the sheer volume of data created and collected, data compliance means that every PT trainer and business owner needs to examine closely how they handle the information they receive.
How to deal with and protect that data is something that
all health and fitness business owners and their employees need to be...
We’ve all recently been
celebrating International Women’s Day which focuses on the social, economic,
cultural and political achievements of women.
According to a recent report by
Female Entrepreneurs, a quarter of the UK’s high-growth companies boast a
female founder but just 9% of money invested into businesses last year went to
Santander recently launched its
largest ever programme to support aspiring female...
Accountancy firms must offer quality value-added services to
stay competitive. Not only will this help develop existing client relationships
but crucially it will help win new business.
The nature and amount of work expected of accountants is
ever-increasing. Gone are the days of only offering tax-compliancy and
The sector is moving towards being an advisory-led firm. Nowadays,
clients want a better understanding of how...