Risk & Compliance

Peppermint Technology today announced it has been included in the HMRC’s list of VAT compatible software products for Making Tax Digital (MTD). MTD is a key part of the government’s plans to make it easier for individuals and businesses to get their tax right and keep on top of their affairs. From 1st April 2019 all VAT returns for businesses with a taxable turnover over the VAT threshold will have to be processed electronically via a recognised MTD integration service.

Since the implementation of the GDPR, the legislation has had a significant impact on law firms and how they process and retain data. Clients expect organisations to be actively pursuing compliance, and being transparent and accountable in the processing of their personal information.

The ICO have already taken enforcement actions against several organisations for breaches, including the Ministry of Justice, but fines aren’t the only costly aspect, brand damage and loss of confidence from clients can have increasingly damaging results.

Jess Carey Posted By Jess Carey
from Burlington Media

2018 was a banner year for data breaches in the UK. Big corporations, including British Airways and Cambridge Analytica, were hacked and thousands of small businesses fell victim to malware and viruses. Data security experts predict 2019 will be even worse. Do you have a data protection plan in place? In this blog, we offer our tips for boosting your data protection strategy in 2019.

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Solicitors and lawyers often spend a great deal of their time out of the office; in court, at clients’ premises, and so on. That means you’re often away from your desk and instead carry out important phone calls and conduct important email conversations from your mobile device on the go.

Cloud solutions also mean your employees can access company files wherever they may be in the world; making mobile working easier than ever.

The GDPR is in full-swing and businesses are at risk of facing non-compliance fines of up to 4% company-wide annual turnover. As well as a financial hit resulting from a data breach, your business’ reputation would also be damaged beyond repair in the eyes of your clients and stakeholders. It is more important than ever to ensure that your unwanted or duplicate data (both paper and electronic) is securely destroyed.

ADDS offers hassle-free shredding solutions to suit your needs:

Claim Technology are delighted to announce a working partnership with Plexus Law, a leading provider of legal services to insurers, corporates and public organisations.

Plexus Law will leverage Claim Technology’s claims-as-a-service platform to offer their clients an integrated service combining high-quality legal service delivery with cutting-edge claims automation and AI technology.

The currency of a legal enterprise is dealing in sensitive client matters. The information and data associated with those matters must be protected.

Firms must deliver a security strategy that will:

Claim Technology are pleased to announce a partnership with Synectics Solutions.  Synectics’ enterprise fraud prevention and detection database (SIRA) processes over 34 million insurance claims and policies each year across home, motor, pet, travel, life and commercial business insurance.

2018 has seen a steady increase in the number of organisations in Europe looking to protect themselves from the threat of email data breaches.

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