The ICAEW Blogs & Forums will no longer be updated with new posts. Your community announcements and articles will now be hosted on icaew.com under their respective community areas. This site and its contents will be closed and made available in an archive at the end of October.
When staff join or leave the practice or business, the process is no longer as simple as obtaining or issuing a P45. All the IT resources need “setting up” or “disabling” – but even disabling is not necessarily the end of the story.
Giving a joiner access to the main IT systems can be reasonably straightforward. Working in a hosted environment, we simply notify the hosting provider a couple of days beforehand that Joe Bloggs starts on the 1st of the month. They set up the access into the main desktop, give access to an email account, Word, Excel etc. He walks in and off he goes ….sort of.
When someone leaves, the hosted provider disables his access to the main systems so he can no longer log in.
Simple….or not? And what else needs doing…?
Read full article*
*Access to the full article is included within membership of the Tech Faculty, and to subscribers of Faculties Online. Tech Faculty membership gives you access to exclusive premium content including our regular magazine, webinars, and extensive online resources focused on technical skills to support your career. For more information about faculty membership and our latest joining offers, please visit icaew.com/jointechfac. For more information about Faculties Online, please visit icaew.com/subscribefo