Assure UK Appoint New Practice Consultant

Assure UK have appointed Graham Eden as a Practice Consultant to meet the needs of the business’ planned growth and expansion. Graham joins Assure UK from reputable accountants, Cognitor Ltd, where he successfully owned and managed the practice, based in Bromsgrove, for 18 years. Graham successfully grew the practice before he sold it in 2007.…

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Do I need to Appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO) under GDPR?

Data Protection – responsibilities and compliance The requirements of the GDPR are significant, and even if you currently comply with existing regulations, you may need to update your current policies, develop new ones, and ensure that these are properly documented. This will necessitate, time, effort, and costs. “But do I need to appoint a Data…

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Service Auditors Should Rethink and Reinvent AAF, ISAE and SOC Evidence Using Data Analytics

Audit quality can be enhanced through using data analytics, and bring about more meaningful and quicker results to benefit the regulator, management and auditors. Data analytics is a practical approach to manage the way data flows through information systems. Consider for instance how AAF, ISAE and SOC internal controls reporting would benefit from an analysis…

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5 Tips to maximise your productivity

Maximising your productivity is key to business owners and managers. Here are 5 tips to help you to get the most out of your working day: 1. Focus on the interesting stuff Find interesting aspects of your work and focus on them. A great way to stay motivated is to find interesting and meaningful aspects…

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Virtual Office Space

Most businesses consider the office environment to be the conventional way of working. With the rising costs of office space, many businesses are starting to look for other ways of working to reduce costs and the concept of flexible working is gaining popularity. This is facilitated through technology and more progressive management strategies. Virtual offices…

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Strategic HR Planning

If your company is forecasting growth, downsizing or even staying at the same level, a strategic HR plan can help to support the objectives of the business. Such a plan can help your firm to prepare for its HR needs based on current versus expected future performance. The HR department must have a plan to…

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