It’s been a hectic month and the deadlines are fast approaching. Even after all the overtime and extra hours you’ve put in, you still can’t seem to find a clear space on your desk. You’re feeling nothing short of exhausted, and despite all of the above, the work doesn’t stop flooding through.
This week marked the annual Computer Security Day. Each year on the 30th of November, Computer Security Day is celebrated to raise awareness and promote best practice in Information Security. Although Computer Security Day dates back to 1988, it’s more relevant than ever with GDPR looming. So, how did you mark the day? We focused on ensuring our devices and data were secure. We also reviewed our passwords to make sure they’re hard to hack.
As bookkeepers we need to keep to keep up to date if we want to be able to speak to our clients confidently and with accurate knowledge. Whether you’re studying towards a qualification, or a veteran of the profession, it pays to know your stuff. So we’ve put together a list of our favourite learning resources to share with you.
So, you’re doing great and business is doing well. You feel confident in your products/services and you seem to have a very happy client base. Then, all of a sudden comparisonitis rears its ugly head. You’ve come across a new competitor in the market and like an annoying itch, the feeling of self-doubt threatens to destabilise all the confidence you’ve gained.
Venturefest Scotland is a national business innovation summit designed to help high-growth SMEs and ambitious early-stage companies to grow through innovation. The day starts well with coffee (all days really need to start with coffee) but I did manage to bypass the pastries this time. Kicking off sharp at 9am with the plenary I was pleasantly surprised to see a 50:50 male/female panel. Today is going to be a good day.SE announced their new start2scale support program targeting fast-growing start-ups and early-stage companies as well as existing companies with ambitious plans to scale.