MTD has encouraged accountants to move towards using real-time information and cloud tools. At the same time, new data legislation (GDPR) comes into effect in May 2018. In this session, genuine sector experts provide pointers for firms seeking to be compliant, and how you mitigate the risk of GDPR penalties.
What you need to know about GDPR
Product Manager, Thomson Reuters
Ian Cooper is responsible for all aspects of cloud delivered workflow tools for UK accountants, within the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters. This includes compliance, practice management, document management and client portal solutions. In addition, he specialises in data security and is currently focused on the upcoming GDPR changes.
Global editor, AccountingWEB
AccountingWEB.co.uk global editor John Stokdyk joined the site in 1999 and helped build it into an award-winning online professional community with more than 100,000 members. Named IFA web business journalist of the year in 2004 and 2008, John has also written about business and technology topics for The Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian and many others.
Managing Director, Data Compliant
Victoria works across a broad range of business sectors and speaks at conferences and events on the importance of robust data governance, compliance, security, and the upcoming EU data protection legislation. She is a member of the DMA's Data Council and holds the BSC Certificate in Data Protection. A data protection, marketing and data insight consultant since 1996, Victoria has followed the development of the Data Protection Act since its inception in 1984.
Partner, Thompson Jenner LLP
Dave joined Thompson Jenner in 1997 as a trainee Accounting Technician and then progressed onto his Chartered Certified Exams. He qualified in 2002 and was appointed as Senior Audit Manager specialising in audits for SME’s, large companies and charitable organisations. Dave was appointed as Head of Audit in 2011, managing clients across the firm along with leading the firm’s specialist Education team responsible for Academy schools and educational trusts. Dave became a Partner in 2013 and has overall responsibility for our Audit teams. He is based in our Exeter office.