Lawson opens portal
Lawson Insight II SEAport, the new ‘enterprise portal’ from US supplier Lawson Software, extends the range of company information that can be accessed with a Web browser. The program allows users to create their own portals, which can draw information from Lawson’s own Self Evident Applications and third-party programs including databases, email and the Internet.
ITNet signs up Enfield The London Borough of Enfield is the first local authority to sign up for a new fast-track outsourcing service for SAP’s R/3 applications provided by Birmingham-based outsourcer ITNet. The council has outsourced IT functions to ITNet in a £60m deal that includes a new R/3 configuration. The supplier claims that using ready-made templates, it can cut around 30% from the cost of implementing the ERP software.
E-commerce block Regulatory and legal obstacles could derail the government’s plan to create an attractive environment for electronic commerce, according to the ‘Embracing Smoke: The Internet and Financial Services Regulation’ report from the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation.
If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned
The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted the key issues and improvements that can be made in the 2016 reporting season
Deloitte's north-west Europe foray; BDO, Smith & Williamson investment paths; Shelley Stock Hutter; and Wilkins Kennedy discussed by editor Kevin Reed on our Friday Afternoon Live broadcast
Company bosses are considering relocating operations or headquarters away from the UK following the country's decision to leave the European Union