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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Cyber security companies warn ‘Don’t be left in the dark’

2020-10-27T08:13:10+00:00August 19th, 2020|Accountants, Cyber Security, Financial Services, Law, Remote Working, Security and Threats|

Don’t be left in the dark. This is where your business could be if it’s hit by a cyber attack warn cyber security companies. You'll be shocked by the statistics ... Do you really know what’s going on with your IT networks and cyber security? If you don’t, cyber criminals do. The latest figures from [...]

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Business IT support – the time is NOW!

2020-11-03T10:37:20+00:00August 11th, 2020|Accountants, Business Continuity, Cyber Security, Financial Services, Law, Security and Threats, Tips and Advice|

Is your approach to business IT support and solutions up-to-date? If you don’t have time to ensure it is, remember that ‘time is money’ … and your IT could be a ticking timebomb in every sense … So, how much time do you devote to ensuring your tech is reliable, secure and flexible? Put another [...]

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Great IT Support Services rely on good communication

2020-10-27T08:19:58+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Accountants, Business Continuity, Company News, Cyber Security, Law, Productivity, Remote Working|

Thanks to all of our lovely clients who have given us awesome feedback (in over 1400 responses) via Net Promotor Score for our IT support services! As our mission here at Pro Drive IT is to provide exceptional customer service, this truly means a lot to us. Our clients' feedback helps us to make changes [...]

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Phishing attacks – it’s open season!

2020-12-15T12:12:51+00:00June 9th, 2020|Accountants, Cyber Essentials, Cyber Security, Law, Security and Threats|

There's an increase in phishing attacks on businesses, as well as home-workers. We explain what they are and how to reduce the risk with better cybersecurity. If you’re unfamiliar with the term ‘phishing’, it’s still fishy but nothing to do with fish! Phishing is when cyber criminals send a message, commonly a scam email [...]

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Why Your Outdated Phone System is Costing You Money and Business — Moving to the Cloud is the Way Forward

2020-12-15T12:08:47+00:00April 21st, 2020|Accountants, Business Continuity, Financial Services, Law, Productivity, Remote Working, Tips and Advice|

If you weren’t already considering updating your phone system, we bet you are now! Amid all the uncertainty of the current coronavirus situation, one thing is sure: businesses all around the country are starting to realise the limitations of their ageing, out-of-date systems. As you’re probably well aware of by now, the main issue with [...]

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