The weather forecast for the rest of this week is thundersnow, blizzards, Arctic temperatures, gales and ice. With severe weather warnings in place, it's time to brace yourself for what's predicted to be the worst whiteout for 6 years. Have you considered how your business will function if you can't get into work tomorrow? For foolproof winter protection, simply choose our business continuity solutions: hosted practice management and legal accounts software, outsourced legal cashiering and outsourced payroll services.
Dawn Pickett at DP Conveyancing offers advice to start-ups including why to consider the scalability factor, pay-as-you-go pricing, integrated systems and introduce best practice measures to meet the ever-changing regulatory framework. For these reasons, she chose our outsourced cashiering service with legal accounts software in order to limit costs and stress when setting up, with the ability to grow over time.
At the start of a new year, it's good to reminisce about highlights from the year before. So, we'd like to share some news from one of our clients, Lawyers Inc. 2016 saw this newly launched business model, which means it's effectively an 'umbrella' law firm with lawyers running their own 'pod', gain recognition in the Modern Law Awards. Read commentary from owners Martyn Caplan (fifth from left) and David Tucker (third from right) including how outsourced support from Quill has contributed to their success.
We're already looking ahead to 2017 and have booked several Professional Conferences events, both in the North and South of the UK, covering subjects ranging from civil litigation to wills and probate. Meet us there for an informal chat to find out how our solutions can help make your daily work that much easier. Read more and view events list.
We've appointed Tom Wormald to our core senior leadership team as Client Services Director. In his new post, Tom’s responsible for delivering a scalable and efficient platform to bolster growth of our outsourced services and software solutions. Tom brings 20 years’ experience in the legal sector working with various national full service law firms, 10 years of which were spent in high-level roles, and with extensive involvement in outsourcing partnerships. We're delighted to welcome him as a pivotal member of our management board.
Christmas is a time for giving so what better way to embrace the spirit of the season than supporting charities thereby helping those in need? Read about our fundraising efforts for Children in Need, Donna Louise Children's Hospice, Trussell Trust, Whitechapel Centre and Save the Children. We're doing everything from a Christmas bonus ball competition to Christmas Jumper Day! Overall, we're pledging over £1.4K, and donating food and toys to local foodbanks.