Global IT Providers have to rethink Cloud Computing to meet all three ‘laws’.

Three ‘Laws of the Cloud’ ensure SME businesses can be totally confident in their cloud provider. They are: -       The Law of Privacy: Protect your ability to determine what information is revealed or withheld. -       The Law of Trust: Always act in your best interests and treat your data as they would their own. -       The Law of Locality: Hold your data in your own geography, protected under local laws. Until now, global cloud service providers have relied on their brand and the security capabilities of their technology. Consumers and SME businesses alike took for granted that the technology of

Digital Memories die with us, warns PWC

Facebook walls, Instagram accounts and music downloads should be left in our wills and bequeathed to loved ones, according to leading accountants.   Images and footage stored on smart phones, tablets and laptops should not just be preserved as memories but also form a prized part of a person’s estate – with the total sum of British consumers’ digital assets valued at £25bn. “If our digital assets are so important to us, we should start thinking about what happens to them after we pass away. Do you want to hand down your favourite songs, photos and TV programmes

Paying on time

From 1 October 2014, payments posted to Inland Revenue need to be received by Inland Revenue on or before the due date to avoid payment penalties and interest.  This means cheque payments can no longer be posted on the due date. Over 70% of our payments are currently made online and we want to encourage more customers to pay electronically.  Removing the unintended advantage to customer who post cheque payment on the due date enables us to treat all customer equally, regardless of the payment method. If you have any further questions about these changes, please feel