How to Accelerate Your Sales with Digital Signatures

Posted by Sam Crook on Apr 22, 2016 3:41:08 PM

In this new series of blogs, we explain how SigningHub can be used across a business and how different lines of business can transform their document workflows. We start with the sales department and business development.

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Topics: digital signatures, e-signatures, productivity, sales, compliance, sales management software, sales tracking software, sales increment, document workflow, sales managment, business

SigningHub Wins Productivity and Collaboration Product of the Year at the UK Cloud Awards 2016

Posted by Sam Crook on Apr 15, 2016 11:35:33 AM

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded Productivity and Collaboration Product of the Year at the UK Cloud Awards 2016. This is a great achievement for us and is recognition of our commitment to providing a secure e-signature solution that enables teams to accelerate the signing process.

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Topics: digital signatures, cloud signing, productivity, best e-signature solution, collaboration, e-signature solution, UK Cloud Awards, UK Cloud Awards 2016, UK cloud market

Implementing Corporate eSeals on business documents – the eIDAS Way!

Posted by Liaquat Khan on Apr 8, 2016 12:51:50 PM

Corporate seals have been used by companies to protect paper documents from forgery for a long time.  A document stamped with the company seal implied that it was officially from the company, i.e. the legal entity rather than a natural person such as the company director. 

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Topics: digital signatures, eIDAS,, e-signatures, eu qualified signatures, EU news, european union, EU policies, EU data protection, eu legislation, european law, eu directives, eSeal, electronic seal, EU regulations, european legislation

Has EU-US Data Transfer Deal Reached a Safe Harbor?

Posted by Sam Crook on Feb 23, 2016 12:51:21 PM

It is challenging to write about Safe Harbor, the international data sharing agreement, because the situation is changing daily. A replacement framework was announced in early February. Five days later, scepticism and confusion followed.

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Topics: digital signatures, e-signatures, eu qualified signatures, EU news, european union, EU data protection directive, EU data privacy, EU policies, EU data protection, Safe Harbor

SigningHub Spring '16 Release

Posted by Craig Roberts on Feb 17, 2016 12:34:24 PM

On 22nd February Ascertia launches SigningHub Spring '16 release (v6.4). Packed full of features and security this revision builds on the solid foundation and simply improves the best signing service available.

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Topics: bulk signing, New Release, user experience, workflow evidence report, local signing, spring release, bulk sign

Local signing with smartcards just got a little easier!

Posted by Liaquat Khan on Feb 8, 2016 1:35:58 PM


Local signing  - i.e. where the signing key is held locally by the user on a Secure Signature Creation Device (SSCD) typically in the form of a tamper-resistant smartcard or USB token - had hit a serious roadblock in recent months.  

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Topics: online document signing, Document signing, local signing, strong security

How e-Signatures Improve Workplace Productivity and Workflows

Posted by Sam Crook on Jan 19, 2016 2:00:48 PM

The successful digitisation of business processes is not an easy undertaking. Paperless offices may still be some way away. However, many core business tasks have been significantly improved through innovative technologies and solutions. One of the main drivers behind these enhancements is the desire of businesses for a more productive, efficient and cost effective workplace.

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Topics: e-signatures, workflow managment, productivity

6 common threats to your e-signed documents

Posted by Craig Roberts on Jan 12, 2016 12:25:10 PM

Have you considered whether your e-signatures can survive court scrutiny? It's unlikely you would be asking your customers, employees or partners to sign documents unless you wanted their agreement to be legally-binding in case of disputes. 

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Topics: e-sign, esign documents, esigning documents, e-sign documents, e-document signing, e-sign solutions, e-sign document

Digital Signatures: The Business Benefits - Published in Fresh Business Thinking

Posted by Sam Crook on Dec 28, 2015 8:52:54 AM

Rod Crook, our Solutions Director, was recently asked by industry publication Fresh Business Thinking to write a guest article. Titled ‘Going digital: The benefits of digital signatures for businesses’, the article explains the advantages for organisations searching for ways to improve business efficiencies. He also offers advice around how to choose a suitable solution in a congested marketplace.

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Topics: digital signatures, digital signing, best signing solution, signing solution

The Evolution of the Signature – From Wax Seal to e-Signature

Posted by Sam Crook on Dec 11, 2015 7:12:42 AM

Important documents are signed all the time: wills, contracts, government documents, the list is endless. The person’s signature identifies the signer, but also authorises the document by proving that they agreed to the terms stated.

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Topics: digital signatures, e-sign, e-signing, e-signatures, electronic sign, history of signatures

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