Category Archives: Governance

Here we deal with:
1) Ethical operations to fulfil objectives,
2) Ethical Trading,
3) Green & Environmental Policies,
4) Carbon Reduction,
5) Corporate Social Responsibility,
6) Business Continuity,
7) Reducing the risk of breaching applicable statutory and other compliance regimes,
8) Planning for the future to improve services and organisational effectiveness.
9) Ensure key performance targets met and
10) Accountability.

What do I need in my business letterheads?

From a compliance perspective your clients are entitled to know the details of the legal entity that they are dealing with, especially if a business or trading name is being used. If the legal trading entity is a registered body there are … Continue reading

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WannaCry – What can you do to protect your business?

BBC: WannaCry – What can you do to protect your business? – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-39947944

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The fit and proper persons test for charity managers

HMRC has updated its model declaration and help sheet on the fit and proper persons test for individuals who manage charities, etc entitled to UK charity tax reliefs. which is concerned with ensuring that charities are not managed or controlled … Continue reading

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Charity employee status

The High Court held that an individual appointed as the “shepherd in charge” of the spiritual wellbeing of the congregation of a religious charity was a charity trustee and not an employee and had been validly removed from office by … Continue reading

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Regulatory Compliance Awareness

A great session today on behalf of Southern Entrepreneurs and Solent Business Academy.

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Free Southern Entrepreneurs Event – Regulation for Small Business

06 Dec 2016 10:00 – 13:00 Enterprise Centre – PORTSMOUTH This workshop will give an awareness of the areas of regulation that may apply to a business and how to go about developing compliance controls as a response to the ever … Continue reading

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Sender Score

This gives an indication of how mailbox providers view your IP address and the trustworthiness of it. The providers use a number of things to determine your sender reputation for example: spam complaints, mailing to unknown users, industry blacklists. You can look up … Continue reading

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Directors Responsibilities Workshop – 20th October 2016

It has become very obvious of late that there are far too many people opening companies without the knowledge of their roles and responsibilities as a company director. This event between 6 & 8pm on 20th October 2016 at Solent … Continue reading

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Tackling the Growing Loneliness Crisis: A Free Symposium for Southampton Businesses

4pm to 6pm Tuesday, 4th October 2016, Hawthorn Suite, Solent Conference Suite, The Spark, East Park Terrace, Southampton, SO14 0YN (Solent University) Southampton City Council has organised this workshop to discuss with local business leaders, how they can benefit from … Continue reading

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My web designer makes sure that my website complies with the law, don’t they?

It’s really important to remember that the responsibility is with the executives of the business e.g. the owner, partners or directors of a limited company. It you are investigated by a regulator it really isn’t much of a defence to say … Continue reading

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