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...if you don't already, the introduction of DCP 161 legislation will mean that you will need to have a good understanding of your business' energy usage against capacity.
What is DCP 161?
DCP 161 is a new measure which has been introduced by Ofgem and will be effective from 1st April 2018....Read more
When it comes to choosing the right telecoms solution for your business, decision makers are faced with a daunting range of possibilities: Which supplier offers the best equipment? Which solution fits my business needs? How can I be sure of reliability? What kind of hardware and software does my business...Read more
In today’s fast-moving market place, it’s vital that you are able to communicate with your clients in a timely fashion, making sure that your business provides the highest level of customer service.
Unfortunately, faults with your phone line or broadband connection are frustratingly inevitable and the first port of call is...Read more
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
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
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?
Office Insurance...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