Post-Brexit VAT Due Diligence

As a result of Brexit and expiry of the transition period, the European Commission Taxation and Customs VAT Information Exchange System (VIES) system (http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/vies/) is no longer available to GB registered businesses. The new system for UK-registered business is here – https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/check-vat-number/enter-vat-details Although many businesses still ask for a copy of the VAT registration certificate […]

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3rd Party Credentials

Storing login credentials within 3rd party apps can introduce significant security risks. I recently tested an application to determine its usefulness and fitness for purpose. As with several other applications experimented with over the years, this one included the option to integrate directly with other systems; in this case, one of the social media platforms. […]

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Choosing Suppliers Online

Protecting personal information is a serious concern for everyone. When choosing suppliers online for whatever purpose, it will be necessary to share some info to avail yourself of the services. It is your responsibility to determine who you trust with your personal information. Does the business have an established brand and reputation to protect? Although […]

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