SMEs are spending more on improving and updating their IT systems. A survey by an independent Manchester solutions provider found that due to the growing influence of IT in business, SMEs are feeling vulnerable and are re-evaluating their existing IT packages. NCC head of business information systems Roger Rawlinson added that smaller businesses are no longer loyal to IT vendors and are looking around to enable them to adapt to demands on their IT systems.
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
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Company bosses are considering relocating operations or headquarters away from the UK following the country's decision to leave the European Union