I take the safety and security of my business seriously and have taken the following steps to ensure that I am as ‘SAFE’ as possible. This includes registering with International Association of Bookkeepers, being supervised for Anti Money Laundering purposes, complying with the Data Protection Act and gaining my Cyber Security Certificate. For more information see below:
International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) are the leading awarding and supervisory body for professional bookkeepers in the UK. I am a registered as a Member in Practice with the IAB and hold a Certificate of Compliance. They will also investigate any complaints made about me and have the authority to withdraw my membership.
My responsibilities include:
to abide by their Framework for Regulation
to follow their Code of Best Practice
have a Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Plan
use Terms of Engagement with clients
complete a minimum of 30 hours Continued Professional Development annually
Cyber Essentials I have obtained my Cyber Essential Certificate to prove that I am taking positive steps to stop my business being the next victim of a preventable hack or security breach. This involves having tests of my systems carried out by an external certifying body, and thereafter following their advice to keep my business and your data safe.