YHB Client Spotlight: Blue Ridge Landscape & Design, Inc.

Yount, Hyde & Barbour Client Spotlight: Blue Ridge Landscape and Design, Inc. Blue Ridge Landscape and Design, Inc. specializes in providing commercial landscape and installation services and year-round maintenance. Customers include the Federal government, local governments, construction companies, and real estate developers.  While the Company is based in Winchester, VA, they perform work throughout the… Read more »

Run, Transform, Grow

Once again I am faced with doing the IT Budget for YHB and I decided to look back at a blog I wrote a couple years ago.  I wrote this in 2012 but it is all still relevant. Most businesses run on budgets.  And it’s a safe assumption that all successful businesses use a budget. … Read more »

Is Your Team Dysfunctional?

Is Your Team Dysfunctional? By Chris Frye, CPA Last year I was involved in a great leadership development program administered by the Associated Builders and Contractors of Virginia.  The required monthly reading provided a great opportunity to further explore my interests in the area of leadership and its importance in the business environment.  One of… Read more »

Cybersecurty risks increase in today’s digital environment

The Risk Advisory Services Team spends most of our time working with community banks. Occasionally when something in the banking environment needs discussing, we’ll discuss it here. Even if you’re not in banking, we presume you, your business, or your employer has a banking relationship with a financial institution. So here is some insight about… Read more »

Local Admin Rights

IT Professionals have deployed sophisticated firewalls, installed robust antivirus products, and implemented patch management solutions to keep enterprise hardware and software safe and secure.  While this layered approach is effective against most exploits and potential infections, our machines still seem to get infected with useless and malicious third-party programs, toolbars, and trackers. Isn’t there something… Read more »

Considerations for Remote Productivity

The notion that an employee must be physically in a chair, at a desk, in an office to be productive is waning.  Managers and business owners are increasingly accepting the fact that employees can be productive from somewhere other than their brick and mortar office. Remote access is called many things, but I like to… Read more »

Open Letter to Windows XP

Dear Windows XP, As you ride off into the sunset and enjoy a well-deserved retirement I wanted to pause a moment to reflect on where we’ve been. I remember when we first met in college. I installed you in an effort to escape your reckless younger brother, Windows Millennium.  True, you were pirated but it… Read more »

In Case You Haven’t Heard…

In the most talked about “End of Life” date that I can remember, on April 8, 2014 Microsoft will end its support of Windows XP. That means that there will be no more patches released for XP. Since it is estimated that one in four computers are still running XP there are a lot of… Read more »

First-Rate Internship Award

Neile Grady Martin who serves as YHB’s Director of Human Resources, had the pleasure of attending Longwood University’s Accounting Association Banquet this weekend on March 15th in Farmville.  Below, the photo shows her with with Longwood accounting student and VP of Marketing for the Accounting Association, Christina Pack, who will be participating in YHB’s intern program this summer…. Read more »

YHB Clients Share Testimonials

We here at YHB are fortunate to have incredible clients who wanted to share how our firm is helping their business succeed. We recently produced commercials for 95.3 The River, a radio station out of the Front Royal area which serves the Northern Shenandoah Valley and beyond. These commercials, which recently started airing, feature stories… Read more »