Bookkeeping

How to Change Your Accountant

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The relationship with your accountant is one of the most important you’ll have in business, so it is important to choose the right one. A professional team who are responsive to your queries, knowledgeable but not patronising. A team who are interested in the stories behind your numbers and feel invested in the success of […]

Risk Management

ISO Accreditation Bodies Around the World

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In the UK we advise our clients to use a UKAS Accredited Certification Body.   UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) is recognised by the UK Government for providing accreditation services, and operates to strict codes of practice. Find out more: Why Choose a UKAS Certification Body? For these reasons, the UKAS ‘Crown and Tick’ logo […]

Risk Management

What are the ISO 27001 Controls?

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Unlike other management system standards, ISO 27001 for Information Security, provides a lengthy annex of 114 controls and control objectives. It is mandatory to address the controls within Annex A of the standard, and while you aren’t required to implement EVERY control, you do need to justify their inclusion or exclusion from your management system. […]

Bookkeeping

5 Common Bookkeeping Mistakes

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  No-one sets up a business because they want to spend their time on bookkeeping! But maintaining complete and accurate financial records is a legal requirement in the UK, and failing to do so can lead to substantial fines from the HMRC or worse, prosecutions.   So the success of your business relies on you […]

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How to Promote Your ISO Certification!

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Just achieved ISO Certification? Congratulations! You’ve put in heaps of dedication and hard work, now it’s time to show it off! How can you promote your ISO Certification? Our marketing team discuss multiple methods to show off your new ISO Certification. Let your followers know on social media! Posting out on social media can be […]

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Good End-to-End Supply Chain management: Extended Quality Management Systems (QMS)

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Blog written by Arif Karim, specialist consultant in Supply-Chain. Successfully ISO accredited organisations can further increase productivity, profits, customer satisfaction as well as regulatory adherence by working towards having excellent enterprise performance management systems across the end-to-end supply chain. This should include external suppliers across the supply chain with a pre-requisite of leadership engagement and […]

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First Corporate Clothing Ltd

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First Corporate Clothing are designers, manufacturers and suppliers of tailored corporate wear. Using their own range of specially milled fabrics, they design and supply uniform to many industry sectors from government agencies, financial institutions and Passenger Transport providers. They are one of the very few corporate clothing suppliers that still manufacture their own range of […]

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Does going meat-free reduce carbon?

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Global attitudes towards climate change are evolving with many of us expecting businesses to do more to reduce their impact on the environment. We can also affect change through our choices as consumers, for example choosing unpackaged food or buying from companies who measure and manage their carbon footprint. And there are many other ways […]