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On 13th March 2019, Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, delivered his Spring Statement to Parliament. Despite the uncertain impacts of Brexit, the statement featured mostly positive projections regarding the UK economy and employment rate, as well as updates on the progress that has been made since the announcement of the 2018 budget. Key Numbers […]

IMPORTANT MOTOR INSURANCE UPDATE Please read if your vehicle will be outside of the UK at any time after 11pm on 29th March 2019. We would like to highlight the possible impact of a no deal Brexit on your motor insurance policy. If the UK leaves the EU on 29th March 2019 without a Withdrawal Agreement in […]

The government announced earlier this month that all VAT-registered businesses with a taxable turnover above the current threshold (£85,000) will now be required to keep digital VAT business records and send their returns using Making Tax Digital (MTD) compatible software. This change applies for VAT periods starting on or after 1st April 2019. Which Businesses […]

Time is limited for the UK and the EU to craft a proper withdrawal agreement before Brexit takes place on 29th March 2019, leaving room for a range of possible outcomes. Despite the uncertainty, however, it’s crucial for your business to be prepared for anything – especially in the realm of data and technology. No-deal […]

In recent years, UK organisations have experienced a dramatic increase in the prevalence of cyber-attacks, increasing the need for cyber-security risk management. Recent industry research found that there were as many cyber-claims in 2018 as there were in the past four years combined. And while this alarming statistic emphasises the importance of implementing initiatives to […]

Cyber-security threats and trends can change year over year as technology continues to advance at alarming speeds. As such, it’s critical for organisations to reassess their data protection practices at the start of each new year and make achievable cyber-security resolutions to help protect themselves from experiencing data breaches and paying costly fines under the […]

Personal information from 500 million Marriott guests exposed in Recent Hack. Marriott International, a hospitality company that oversees one of the largest hotel chains in the world, recently announced that its guest booking system had been hacked. Marriott indicated that information from approximately 500 million of their guests had been exposed in the breach, making […]

With only five months remaining until Brexit takes place on 29th March 2019, the UK and EU have yet to establish a proper withdrawal agreement. This leaves the possibility for a no-deal scenario to occur, forcing the UK to become a third country and lack any framework for a future relationship with the EU. And […]

The use of laptop computers simplifies work, improving workplace mobility, quality and productivity overall. However, overuse of laptops can increase your chance of injury. For example, prolonged laptop use – the kind of use that often occurs in the workplace – can lead to eyestrain, muscle and joint pain, and shoulder, arm, wrist and hand […]

On 29th October 2018, Phillip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, delivered the 2018 Budget, his third budget as chancellor and the last before Brexit hits. Hammond declared that the budget is aimed at helping ‘hard-working families, the strivers, the grafters and the carers’. In addition, Hammond’s budget supported Theresa May’s earlier statements by telling the […]