Chief Data Officer is on its way to becoming “an established board level role by 2020”

After its people, data is arguably an organisation’s most valuable asset. According to recent figures, some 90 per cent of all the data in the world has been created in the last two years. That shouldn’t be too much of a surprise to us given the data driven world we now live in, but what is promising is that companies are increasingly switching on to its strategic and commercial value.

It is now a criminal offence not to declare overseas income

The government announced in April 2014 that they intend to create a new criminal offence of failing to declare overseas income. This will be a strict liability offence. It will not matter why the income was not declared. All that HMRC will need to show is that you had taxable income arising overseas and that such income has not been shown on your tax return.

Why businesses go bust after a recession

Gary Bailey, supply chain solutions divisional director at Access Group, addresses why businesses are more at risk of failing emerging from a recession than they are during its peak.