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GDPR – the real threat to professional firms

This is an article I wrote for ACCA’s In Practice publication, (to be included in the April 2018 edition). The real threat of GDPR non-compliance is loss of business With just under two months to the 25 May 2018, the GDPR compliance deadline, I suggest that practitioners who have not yet tackled the thorny issues… Continue reading GDPR – the real threat to professional firms

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Complimentary access to our 2018-19 planning video

I have just produced the April 2018 video in our TaxBox series. The title is Taxing Times and it highlights a number of tax and associated changes that will affect clients during 2018-19. Do you have video content on your website? An increasing number of progressive firms are starting to use video content on their… Continue reading Complimentary access to our 2018-19 planning video

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2018-19 video content for your website

I have just produced the April 2018 video in our TaxBox series. The title is Taxing Times and it highlights a number of tax and associated changes that will affect clients during 2018-19. Do you have video content on your website? An increasing number of progressive firms are starting to use video content on their… Continue reading 2018-19 video content for your website

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STEP 5 – create a privacy notice for your employee contracts

This week my GDPR chore was to edit the Privacy Notice in the Workbook and incorporate the finished document into my employee contracts. I need to confess that I have no employees, but I did edit the worksheet so that I could report on what is involved. Sheet 5 builds a privacy notice that communicates… Continue reading STEP 5 – create a privacy notice for your employee contracts

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STEP 4 – create a Privacy Notice for your online resources

This week my GDPR chore was to edit the Privacy Notice in the Workbook and send it to my website developer. What is a Privacy Notice? The Privacy Notice is required to be accessible from any online resources that you use to collect personal data. Your website is the prime example, but it could be… Continue reading STEP 4 – create a Privacy Notice for your online resources

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STEP 3 – Editing the Data Retention Schedule

Step 3 of the GDPR Workbook is the review and edit of the entries in the Data Retention Schedule. What is the Data Retention Schedule? The Data Retention Schedule is the place where you record various information about ALL sources of personal data you hold; whether this be of clients, prospects, staff or other business… Continue reading STEP 3 – Editing the Data Retention Schedule