10 tips – How to recruit using your website

2022-07-14T15:01:05+01:00July 14th, 2022|Accountants, Energy, Financial Services, Law, Tips and Advice|

Wondering how to recruit using your website? In this blog we share some ideas on turning your website into a talent magnet. This is part of our blog series on the tricky task of recruitment. In blog one we focused on how you can use tech to attract and retain talented employees. We’re doing this because [...]

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Using tech to attract and retain talented employees

2022-07-14T15:06:14+01:00May 26th, 2022|Accountants, Financial Services, Law, Productivity, Remote Working, Tips and Advice|

In part one of a series of blogs, we look at how tech can both help you attract and retain talented employees at a time when recruiting is difficult – and it’s an ‘employees’ marketplace’ … By Bruce Penson, Managing Director It will not have escaped the attention of most SME owners that hiring good [...]

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Roundtable invite: how to gain new business under audit reform

2021-07-22T15:43:12+01:00July 22nd, 2021|Accountants|

This event will focus on how SME accountants/auditors can get in front of prospects and be equipped to service extra demand. Auditors/Accountants we invite you to join us at this roundtable and have your say/hear ideas. REGISTER HERE    This valuable event aims to help firms discuss ways to optimise opportunities for growth; this is, [...]

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Boardroom challenges solved by the right IT Strategy

2021-04-27T17:31:35+01:00April 27th, 2021|Accountants, Business Continuity, Cyber Security, Energy, Financial Services, Law, Productivity, Remote Working|

Your IT strategy could help you smash your business goals and keep control of everything on your list, from the bigger picture to the everyday tasks … We can’t stress enough how important this is. Define your IT strategy – or your business could be defined for a lack of it – for all the [...]

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Can regulated professions work from home permanently?

2021-04-06T12:20:12+01:00April 6th, 2021|Accountants, Financial Services, Law, Remote Working|

Regulated professions like accountants and solicitors can allow people to work from home permanently after the pandemic is over if they plan ahead to mitigate the risks. Having the desire to remote work and actually setting it up as a part of your working culture are two different things and may depend on your mindset! [...]

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IT for accountants – 3 questions for the board

2021-01-27T12:45:09+00:00January 27th, 2021|Accountants, Financial Services|

A lot has changed in the past year with IT for accountants and financial services - staff are working remotely, cyber attacks are rising – so tech performance must be on the boardroom agenda. As we all know, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused massive disruption, with people having to work at home, while handling sensitive [...]

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Recent malware attack: ‘Sunburst’ update

2020-12-29T14:23:42+00:00December 29th, 2020|Accountants, Cyber Security, Energy, Financial Services, Law, Security and Threats|

A recent malware attack, mainly targeting the US government and known as 'Sunburst', has caused concern worldwide. SolarWinds, based in Austin, Texas, provides computer network management tools to a wide range of clients and announced recently that its Orion product had been compromised. Pro Drive want to reassure our clients that we don’t use this [...]

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5 solutions to technology challenges for a Silent Night

2020-12-22T14:03:24+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Accountants, Cyber Security, Energy, Financial Services, Law, Productivity, Remote Working|

Being responsible for a business can cause sleepless nights – especially with the technology challenges because they affect everyone … solutions here! … This year, more than most, your plans have been affected by forces outside your control, ratcheting up the tension. So let’s break down the pain points, including those technology challenges … The [...]

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Video conferencing best practice for accountants

2020-11-19T17:28:22+00:00November 19th, 2020|Accountants, Productivity, Remote Working|

Our IT tips for projecting a professional image and being more productive using video conferencing best practice. Accountants are the professional ‘sounding boards’ and facilitators for clients on all manner of business issues from cash flow to tax to mergers and exit strategies. As experts in your field, you are the trusted mentor, providing practical [...]

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Don’t panic! But prioritise your cyber security

2020-10-27T08:09:41+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Accountants, Cyber Security, Energy, Financial Services, Law, Remote Working, Security and Threats|

It doesn’t matter if you’re working in the office or remotely – wherever you are, if you don’t take cyber security seriously it could be very costly to you. Here’s what you need to know … In our last blog we gave you some stats which highlight the enormity of the cyber security threats facing [...]

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