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The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), due to come into force on 25th May 2018, has been cited as the largest change to data protection legislation in the last 20 years. As explained by PwC, the data privacy and protection landscape is rapidly transforming as new regulation puts all...Read more
The second phase of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is now live with an assessment deadline of 5th December 2019. For those businesses that meet the requirements, it’s time to begin the compliance process, start work on your energy audits and identify savings opportunities. Our ESOS information sheet provides guidance...Read more
With IT based services continuing to develop and evolve at a phenomenal rate, legislation needs to be regularly updated to protect online privacy. In January this year, the European Commission published a draft proposal to implement a new ePrivacy Regulation. The proposed regulation will replace the 2002 ePrivacy Directive (amended...Read more
To be successful in business, most businesses share the same purpose… keep income up and expenses down, Property Management companies are no different!
Property Management companies look after property portfolios on behalf of their client base and provide a range of services. They are generally responsible for tenancy agreements, managing...Read more
Due to the sensitive nature of the sums divulged and the sheer importance of a companies’ insurance cover, the task of managing renewals often falls with the business owner or senior manager even if you have a procurement or facilities team in place. However, for many, carrying out a detailed...Read more
Cyber-crime is a hot topic at the moment with recent WannaCry ransomware attack affecting companies worldwide.
Experts such as James Burns (cyber product leader at CFC Underwriting) suggest that the SME sector, in particular, is at risk from such attacks. He explains that whilst “larger organisations have invested heavily in cyber...Read more
There are so many different types of insurance policies on the market, how do you know which is the right one for your business premises? In our experience, Office Insurance is a good way to ensure that your establishment is protected in the wake of any eventuality.
What is Office Insurance?
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Electricity prices are continuing to rise, with limited resources and increased supply and non-commodity costs driving costs up year on year, experts predict that prices will increase substantially in future years. As overheads go up, the need for businesses to streamline essential spend is becoming more and more prevalent.
Lighting is...Read more
BCR Associates were pleased to join nearly 200 stakeholders of North Devon’s manufacturing industry, who assembled at the Barnstaple Hotel on the evening of Thursday 18th May for the annual NDMA Awards ceremony.
The purpose of the event was to recognise the achievements of local manufacturers as well as the next...Read more