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Why Your Outdated Phone System is Costing You Money and Business — Moving to the Cloud is the Way Forward

2020-10-27T10:00:50+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one thing is sure: businesses all around the country are starting to realise the limitations of their ageing, out-of-date systems.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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Why Working from Home Could Take Down Your Business – Beware These Security Threats

2020-10-27T10:07:24+00:00April 19th, 2020|Accountants, Business Continuity, Compliance, Cyber Security, Financial Services, GDPR, Productivity, Remote Working, Security and Threats|

Most business IT systems weren’t designed for everyone to be working from home at the same time — yet that is exactly what is happening right now across the country. In the rush to keep businesses operational, systems have been hastily scaled up to get people working remotely, without a second thought given to [...]

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Is Your Email REALLY Secure?

2020-10-27T10:13:11+00:00March 31st, 2020|Cyber Security, Financial Services, Law, Security and Threats|

Businesses that provide professional services are terrified about the consequences of confidential information falling into the hands of the wrong people. Particularly when it is client data and especially when it is personal data. The subsequent reputational damage could mean losing a client at best — or worse, losing the entire business. This is why [...]

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Business by Numbers: The Importance of KPIs

2020-10-27T10:35:35+00:00March 10th, 2020|Accountants, Business Continuity, Financial Services, Tips and Advice|

We all know that business is a numbers game. Without knowing precise figures, you’ve got no chance of maintaining focus and complete visibility over what is going on in your company. If you’re a finance director or an accountant, you’ll be used to crunching numbers every day for your firm. But how well do you [...]

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PCaaS: Subscribe, Don’t Buy

2020-10-27T10:55:40+00:00February 13th, 2020|Accountants, Business Continuity, Financial Services, Productivity, Technology News, Tips and Advice|

Buying computers has always been the traditional way of securing tech for your business. But sometimes traditions are made to be broken, right? High upfront costs, crippling cash flows, lagging equipment and a disgruntled, unproductive workforce mean this way of purchasing PCs is now severely outdated. Especially when you consider how we buy so many other things… [...]

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How Will a No-Deal Brexit Affect Your Data?

2020-10-27T11:25:03+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Accountants, Business Continuity, Financial Services, Tips and Advice|

On the 31st of October 2019, the UK will finally bid adieu to the EU. Or that’s the plan, at least. Since the result of the 2016 EU referendum, businesses across the country have been following the twists and turns of the Brexit negotiations, waiting nervously for the outcome. Whilst all of this has been [...]

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Data Breaches: How Pro Drive Can Help Your Accountancy Practice

2020-10-27T11:30:38+00:00October 4th, 2019|Accountants, Business Continuity, Cyber Security, Financial Services, Productivity, Tips and Advice|

By now, we are all well aware that data breaches pose a serious risk to accountancy practices (so much so that a breach could put your firm out of business). We have also explored some practical actions you can take to reduce the risks — some of which you may already be doing. But what if you don't [...]

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