Category: Document Portal

Five essential steps to improve compliance in your business

Businesses | Compliance | Document Management System (DMS) | Document Portal | E-signatures | Productivity

Making sure your business is fully compliant is a complex and time-consuming task. But it is absolutely fundamental to the smooth running of your business. Having to answer to law, regulation and organisational governance while keeping your business activity, documents and data fully secure means putting in the hours to ensure you are getting it […]

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Poor IT habits putting 1 in 10 SMEs at risk

Document Management System (DMS) | Document Portal | E-signatures | Productivity | Security | Small Business

10% of small business owners and employees regularly share confidential files on personal devices or send documents to personal rather than work emails. The findings, which show a significant lapse in data security amongst the UK’s five million plus small businesses, were highlighted in our recent research*. Furthermore, the research found that a quarter of […]

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Streamlining your accounting practice to benefits you, employees and clients

Accountant | Accounting Firm | Document Management System (DMS) | Document Portal | Productivity | Small Business

With technology trends and compliance being hot topics many accountancy practices know that they need to make in-house changes and adopt new technology, but what are the real benefits and the business case for doing so? 1) Good technology drives recruitment & staff retention. Do you find it hard to recruit good staff? Given the […]

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Five ways to engage your workforce

Businesses | Document Management System (DMS) | Document Portal | Human Resources | Productivity | Small Business

The UK has a lot to celebrate as world leaders in several industries. However according to a recent article in The Economist, Britain is also a world leader when it comes to ’inefficient work processes’, being the least efficient of the G7 nations. You know that cultural stereotype of the efficient German? Well guess what, […]

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Bad paper management puts 25% of SMEs at risk of breaching data laws

Businesses | Document Management System (DMS) | Document Portal | E-signatures | News | Productivity

A study of UK small businesses has discovered mismanagement of paperwork is putting their security at risk, with many employees breaching data protection rules. What’s more, failure to correctly manage files is costing businesses time and money, with a quarter of those surveyed (23%) stating that they struggle to stay on top of their paperwork. […]

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How to make your business processes easy

Businesses | Document Management System (DMS) | Document Portal | E-signatures | Productivity

How easy are your business processes? Whether it’s signing a new client, accepting an application for parental leave or submitting an internal request for data, the chances are that like many other businesses, these workflows involve a ‘document’ of some description being batted around internally, before being printed, posted, signed, returned, logged and filed. That’s a […]

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Warning: do you have the director’s consent?

Businesses | Document Management System (DMS) | Document Portal | Starting a Business

Few people are aware of the need to have a director’s consent in place BEFORE incorporating a company. This arises from the terms of s201D Corporations Act. This section provides as follows: CORPORATIONS ACT 2001 – SECT 201D Consent to act as director A company contravenes this subsection if a person does not give the company a […]

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