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Head in the clouds: cyber risks and data protection

ICAEW Insights

There is a common misconception that in moving to cloud-based systems, your technology environment is less secure. ICAEW’s Head of Data Analytics and Tech, Ian Pay, explores why this isn’t necessarily the case.

Fraud on the Rise: What You Can Do

A joint report from the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (CIIA) and AuditBoard, outlining the increasing threat of fraud and key actions that auditors, executive leadership, and boards can take to fight it.

Accountant’s Guide to UK Crypto Tax


Want to understand cryptocurrency tax? Got crypto clients or getting questions about crypto? The theory behind crypto tax is not as cryptic as you might think. That's because most countries use familiar tax law on cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. In this guide designed for Accountants, we'll take you through the key facts, followed by more in-depth guidance for your country.

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The cost of data breaches; monetising voice assistants; funding for UK cyber firms; small and wide data for analytics; post-pandemic innovation and growth; and UK streaming habits.

HMRC outlines late-filing penalty notices data breach

Tax Faculty April 2021

ICAEW members in practice have been among thousands of agents who have received late-filing penalty notices which are not for their clients. HMRC has investigated and provided an update on what went wrong.

Data Protection now the UK has left the EU: February 2021 Update

Business Law Department February 2021

The EU Commission has issued a draft decision that the UK will be granted a full adequacy decision which will enable data flows from the EU/EEA to continue as they did when the UK was in the EU. However the European Data Protection Board still has to formalise this and will not do this before it has consulted with member states.

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