Throughout the BEIS report on the Future of Audit there is recurrent emphasis and subliminal blame on audit committees for their role in corporate failure and the seeming inadequacy of the current audit process. There is a danger of ‘one-size-fits-all’ thinking here as any audit committee can only ever be as good as its appointed directors with their differing experiences and biases.  Despite the growth of audit committee expectation since the seminal Cadbury report in 1992, there remain two core areas of focus and accountability – figure integrity and external audit, this...
18/4/2019
22/8/2018
Kim Staples
We’re thrilled to announce that the business partnership between Croner and dot2dot – which includes a white label version of Croner-i Early Years – has been shortlisted for an Association Excellence Award 2018....
14/8/2018
Kim Staples
If your company is restructuring or struggling financially, you may find that making redundancies is the only option – but it’s important that you go about it in the right way.That’s both to make sure it’s fair for your employees, and to...
10/8/2018
Kim Staples
If you employ people, you need to get their employment status right. It’s vital for both your staff, who need access to the rights and benefits that reflect what they do, and your organisation itself, to avoid the hassle and possible...
8/8/2018
Kim Staples
When firms reported their gender pay gap data this year, it showed up some quite shocking stats. An incredible 78% of organisations had pay gaps in favour of men – and for 13% of them, that gap was over 30%.It’s clear that there’s a...
30/7/2018
Kim Staples
Healthier North-West London has released a guide to recognising signs of ill health in residents. It’s called, aptly, ‘Is my resident well?’Created by clinical lead Dr Asha Katwa and NHS staff, the guide encourages carers to ask themselves...
24/7/2018
Kim Staples
The REACH deadline has only just, well, reached us – but it’s only a few months now until the UK leaves the EU, and the regulation may not even apply to us any more.So what will that mean for companies that handle large amounts of...
19/7/2018
Kim Staples
The Health and Safety Executive has released its latest report into work-related fatal injuries, with provisional data for 2017/18.Sadly, the headline figure has increased: there were 144 fatalities this year, up from 135 in 2016/17.In...
Online VAT filing
11/7/2018
Croner-i Staff

From April 2019, all businesses registered for VAT will have to maintain digital records