Blog // 20/06/2017

Operating overseas in the property sector

According to the Department for International Trade, the global construction market is forecast to grow by 70% between 2015 and 2025, offering huge opportunities for UK companies to export their services abroad. For the property sector this includes opportunities both for construction work itself but also the associated wider services such as architects, surveyors and […]

Blog // 12/06/2017

Cybercrime: It’s time to go on the offensive

While the threat of fraud is nothing new, the increased automation of business systems and growing take up of online banking has led to a sharp rise in cybercrime. According to a new report from Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, out of 325,000 cases of fraud recorded against businesses in 2016, 88% of […]

Blog // 08/06/2017

New disclosure requirements for charities undertaking fundraising

The charity sector has attracted a certain amount of negative publicity over recent years regarding its fundraising practices. Particular scandals include the sale of donor details and the Olive Cooke tragedy. Perhaps as a response to this, new disclosure requirements concerning fundraising for charities subject to audit have been introduced for reporting periods beginning on […]

Blog // 05/06/2017

Rewarding a quality driven business culture

Building a quality driven culture In the final part of a six piece content series Mike Ayres examines each of the steps that businesses should take if they want to develop and drive a quality driven culture across their organisations. Read the previous instalments on the quest to a quality driven business culture: How to […]

Blog // 30/05/2017

Do I need to bother about automatic enrolment?

I am a really, really small business. Do I need to bother about automatic enrolment? Whilst no business is exempt from workplace pension obligation based on size, you may have nothing or little to do depending on how your business is constructed. Why you may need to bother about automatic enrolment Directors who do not […]