The life cycle of a claim
If a client brings a claim against you for professional negligence, it can seem daunting and stressful to resolve. Your insurance broker is there to guide you through the process, help alleviate the angst surrounding a claim and support you to achieve the best possible outcome.Read More
Upcoming FCA accountability rules: why SMES should start preparing now.
Whilst the Senior Manager and Certification Regime (SMCR) has applied to larger firms since March 2016, from December 2019, approximately another 47,000 firms – including many asset managers, wealth managers, stock brokers and financial advisors – will be subjected to the regulator's accountability rules.Read More
GDPR update: what we've seen so far
Despite recent data breaches, possible fines and compensation claims, companies should not just focus on compliance.Read More
Helpful tips to keep data safe
Both technology and the work environment have evolved enormously over the past few years. Whilst working remotely and on multiple devices means we are more efficient and effective than ever, it brings with it certain risks that weren't there before.Read More
Why employees should stop working on public Wi-FiRead More
Accountants might face an increasing risk of their IT systems being hacked, indicate recent cyber incidents.
Accountants might face an increasing risk of their IT systems being hacked, indicate recent cyber incidents. Deloitte, one of the world's “big four” accountancy firms, was recently the target of an attack that compromised the emails and plans of some of the firm's blue-chip clients. So far, six of Deloitte's clients have been informed that their information was compromised, but an internal review is ongoing.Read More
Employees mental health: why their mental health might be undermined by companies’ working hours
Round-the-clock working cultures within many UK-based multinationals could be a false economy. Employers should help workers to switch off. Many employers and employees seem to have differing views over what is beneficial to employee wellbeing and productivity. This disconnect could be undermining employers’ well -intentioned initiatives to boost employee health and wellbeing.Read More