Avoiding tax scammers in 2019

Avoiding tax scammers in 2019 You might have already been a victim of a cyber criminal’s attempt to swindle you out of your hard-earned cash. At present, HMRC has a huge problem on their hands with fraudsters imitating the organisation online via email and over the phone to steal unsuspecting people’s personal details and money. [...]

Increasing profits doesn’t always mean increasing value

Increasing profits doesn’t always mean increasing value There are several characteristics that give your business long-lasting strength: positive leadership, perfect planning, risk-taking, a healthy work environment, integrating technology, or excellent customer service, for example. Perhaps one of the most obvious is profitability, but is this really the essence of business value? Personal value Many of [...]

Are accounting firms are a weak link in cybersecurity?

Are accounting firms are a weak link in cybersecurity? As accounting becomes increasingly digital, firms are facing brand new threats. The training to become an accountant has shifted away from understanding the basic processes of accounting to understanding the IT systems and software that are underpinning the advances in efficiency and productivity. However, with this new [...]