Entries by Andy Lacey

Is your CRM working hard enough?

Customer relationship management is evolving, but many businesses are being left behind. It’s time to demand more from your CRM platform, says our CEO, Paul Lawrence. Most businesses understand the importance of good contact management but only scratch the surface of what a CRM platform can do. Contact management is still key, particularly in the […]

5 simple steps to pick your CRM platform

Choosing a CRM platform can be overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be. We’ve put together a simple formula for selecting yours. 1. Map-out your business processes in detail Talk to differing parts of the business to assess specific needs. This can prevent “silo” systems and disparate data appearing. 2. List the functions your CRM […]

Our CAT offers 10 steps to GDPR compliance

In the run-up to 25 May (that’s the GDPR deadline, if you’ve been hiding under a rock) we’re sharing 10 steps to GDPR compliance. In fact, we’re not sharing them, our CAT is. We kick off today on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, sharing a post every weekday until the deadline, starting with this simple […]

Salpo CAT takes centre-stage at GDPR Summit

Last week, we had the pleasure of showcasing our Compliance Assistance Tool (CAT) at the GDPR Summit in London – the latest in a series of events, bringing together leading GDPR experts with UK businesses to discuss best practice for tackling the new data protection regulation. We took our ‘A Team’ to the show – […]

Less than half of businesses expect to be GDPR ready

I’m sure your inbox is filling-up with GDPR related emails (just like ours) as the deadline marches ever closer and businesses scramble to get their houses in order. But with barely a month remaining, many organisations are still underprepared, as a recent survey by analytics software company SAS shows. Only 49% of global organisations surveyed […]

Free webinar: Get GDPR Ready with Salpo

Get GDPR Ready with Salpo Tuesday, April 10, 10-11am GMT  With the 25 May deadline fast approaching, time is running out to prepare for GDPR. Join us for a FREE webinar to learn how our GDPR compliance tools can help. Learn how to: Identify Personal Data and flag GDPR fields Create, upload and link privacy […]

9 steps towards GDPR compliance

With barely two months until the deadline, and deafening noise around GDPR, people are panicking. We put together this simple list of practical steps you can take, to work towards compliance. Step 1. Get your privacy policy up to scratch Work with your legal team or a consultant on the wording of your privacy policy, […]

Small businesses unprepared for GDPR ahead of May deadline

As GDPR approaches, many small business owners are burying their heads in the sand. According to recent research by the FSB, 33% of small businesses have not even started preparing for GDPR, while 35% are in the early stages and just 8% have completed preparations. Some businesses think the new regulation won’t apply to them. […]

One third of British consumers plan to exercise right to be forgotten

With under 100 days until GDPR takes effect, businesses are scrambling to prepare; many unsure which actions to take and when. On the flip side, many consumers appear to have it all worked out. According to a recent survey, by independent media agency the7stars, 34% of British consumers said they plan to exercise their “right […]