Are you suffering from ShellShock?

LONDON, 25 September 2014 – A security flaw in software that affects over 90% of the Internet, as well as hundreds of millions of computer devices including Apple devices has been discovered. Known as “ShellShock”, the world is bracing itself for an impact significantly larger in magnitude than that felt from “Heartbleed” earlier this year. Here are 5 points to survive...

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Digital services suppliers urged to register for new EU VAT service

Businesses supplying digital services across the European Union will be able to register for a new online VAT service from 20 October. This will mean that they do not have to register VAT separately in each country where they do business. To help the estimated 34,000 or so small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) affected by the changes, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has released a short YouTube...

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Cabinet to consider changes to adult care service delivery

Proposed changes in the way some adult care services are provided will be considered by the council’s cabinet next Wednesday (1 October). A group of services which are currently delivered ‘in-house’ have been examined in the light of the need to make budget cuts of £16 million across the council in 2015/16. A number of options have been considered, including: closure of services, privatisation,...

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