IRIS GDPR Advisor

 

IRIS GDPR Advisor

IRIS GDPR Advisor powered by The Data Support Agency is a hub of essential resources for accountants to simplify and enhance their Data Protection compliance.

IRIS GDPR Advisor provides answers on data protection related queries. It is available whenever an accountant needs help and is delivered 24/7 via an online portal. The resource library is fully maintained by GDPR specialists at The Data Support Agency. 

  • Content tailored to the accountancy sector – but covering all areas of data compliance, including GDPR for all small businesses
  • Provides an audit trail and central hub for all GDPR & Data Protection compliance documents
  • Staffed by data protection specialists who offer phone, email and online chat support services. 
  • Answers your questions on compliance concerns any time of the day, every day of the week 

 



The Challenge

With the introduction of GDPR, data protection rules have been significantly tightened and accountants can no longer afford to do nothing and risk a data breach. They don’t want to risk falling foul of the regulations and landing in trouble with the Information Commissioner. However, most accountants lack the resources, expertise and knowledge on data protection, not to mention the time to review existing processes and to establish new, complicated ones. 

The Solution

IRIS GDPR Advisor guides accountants through the process of compliance, making the task easier to understand and simpler to complete. A range of tools, document templates, processes and planning guides are available. With access to technical support, including a comprehensive, regularly updated FAQ page, the process is made as smooth as possible. Completed templates can be uploaded to the secure portal for safe storage. 


Benefits of IRIS GDPR Advisor

IRIS GDPR Advisor provides a vital service that will remove a major compliance worry from accountants’ minds. It has been designed in the knowledge that all practices are unique and the time to attain compliance will vary from practice to practice. This means they won’t feel pressurised to progress at a speed that makes them feel uncomfortable. 

 

Always up to date   

Data protection is an ongoing process, it’s not just a case of getting things set up once and never having to consider it again. With regulations and cyber security issues continually evolving, having access to up to date resources provided by this product is crucial. 

                                                             



Easy to understand  

A readiness dashboard shows accountants exactly what they need to know, how compliant they are and where they will need to focus. Traffic lights show how close they are to completing elements of compliance. 


Full audit trail 

IRIS GDPR Advisor maintains a comprehensive audit trail so that the practice can demonstrate all relevant activities towards compliance, in case it’s later required due to an investigation.  

                                                      


IRIS OpenSpace helps you work closer and more intuitively with your clients. 
You can upload, store and approve documents online. It's in 'The Cloud' so it's always accessible from any location, 
and it's fully integrated into the IRIS Accountancy Suite making it quick and easy to use.
You can store as much as you like, for as long as you like. 
If you are a UK based accountancy business we will even give you 1GB of free storage to get you started.
Additional space can easily be purchased from as little as £5 per GB per month or get a 15% discount 
for an annual subscription to 10GB by clicking the web store link above.

IRIS GDPR Advisor provides instant solutions for:

  • Accountants who feel that data protection is not their job and just want a simple resources hub to help their firm comply
  • Accountancy professionals who need to know exactly how compliant they are and where they will need to focus.
  • Practices that want ready-made GDPR document templates, processes and planning guides
  • Ensuring ongoing compliance: accountants can investigate any potential implications of new services they may consider offering before they are developed and delivered.
  • Comprehensive technical support access via phone, chat and email and including a regularly updated FAQ page    

 

Testimonials

We don’t have the resources to employ a full-time data support officer; we have no time or inclination to become experts in data protection either – it’s not our core business. The relationship we have with The Data Support Agency is similar to our accountants, bookkeepers and HR specialists. We outsource all of these functions to get the most cost-effective access to the expertise we need to run our business. With GDPR, I see data support as another area where we need outside help."             Resonates SLM Ltd

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