This year, our AGM's taking place on Friday 12th May. With all staff attending, unfortunately this means our offices are closed for part or all of the day. Specifically, Redcar and Brighton are shut all day, Manchester from 12.00pm and Liverpool from 12.30pm. Our servers will be monitored through this period and we have systems in place to alert key staff, should any issues arise. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused and appreciate your continued support.
If you’re thinking of changing software suppliers, make sure you put data access and compliance high on your list of needs. Staying connected and being compliant is in reality what keeps your doors open. And at the core of compliance it’s about the proper handling of client money, maintaining accurate records and having a clear audit trail.
While system functionality is also important, unless you have the basics in place, the bells and whistles are irrelevant. Here's what you should be asking before taking a tour of all the features within prospective systems on your shortlist...
Nobody loves Easter eggs more than children which is why we've donated a huge selection of eggs to children receiving care from charities local to our four regional offices. Our chosen charities are Wood Street Mission, Zoe's Place Baby Hospice, Alder Hey Children's Hospital and the Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital. It's hoped that our chocolate gifts will bring a smile to poorly and disadvantaged children over this coming Easter weekend. Head over to our Facebook page for more photos of our mammoth Easter egg campaign.
A vacancy has arisen in our Liverpool office for an experienced payroll officer to join our busy bureau. Attractive remuneration package and benefits apply. If you're ready for a new challenge, we'd love to hear from you. Read the full job specification and send your CV to Corrine.
We're absolutely committed to fundraising for a diverse range of charities each and every month of the year. Plus, we just love dreaming up new ways to raise money for our chosen charitable concerns. As you'll see in this charity news round-up, our current campaigns are no exception. There's our usual dress-down-Friday, Hailie's firewalk and Andy's boxing match. Read more.
When it comes to business, there’s no point in having a plan A unless you’ve got a plan B. While plan A might be the route to profits, plan B is the means of surviving, whatever challenges you come up against. That's why you need to undertake disaster recovery and business continuity planning. There's a lot hinging on these two plans so it’s important to get it right. To help you in this gargantuan task, we offer ten top tips.