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GDPR – What is Article 30 and how does it affect you?

GDPR covers a range of data protection subjects, but Article 30 is important because it addresses the issue of ongoing compliance.   Article 30 says: “Each controller and, where applicable, the controller's representative, shall maintain a record of processing activities under its resp... Read more

GDPR vs The Data Protection Act – What’s Changed?

GDPR has been introduced to protect the privacy of all EU citizens. It has also been designed to modernise data protection, in a world where cyber risks are increased.   If, as a business, you comply with the current Data Protection Act, then you are already half way towards compliance... Read more

Do Your Staff Understand the Importance of Compliant Receipts?

It is a very big task for any finance team, to check through and approve staff expenses. In SME’s it is productive to train staff on what makes a compliant receipt, so that there is less cause for rejection of expense claims. 4 points of reference for any expense claim accompanied by a receip... Read more

Practical ways to keep your IT system safe and secure

If you have personal data within your IT system you need to take appropriate technical measures to secure it. The measures you put in place should fit the needs of your particular business. However, they don’t have to be expensive or time consuming. Hopefully, the practical steps in this guide fr... Read more

Expenses & Excuses – HMRC have heard them all!

The self-assessment season has just passed, and when most of the tax returns are completed, HMRC publish a list of the most ridiculous expense claims that have been made, as well as the most imaginative excuses for not filing.   2018 is no different, and this year we have aliens, vert... Read more