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A coffee with our MD, Julian Bryan

Posted: 3rd February, 2016

Julian Bryan shares his professional and personal secrets, covering topics ranging from his business motto, inspirational influences, differentiators, dress code, greatest assets and proudest achievements to his ideal coffee break and outside-of-work interests.  Read all.

We're awarded official Best Companies status as a great place to work

Posted: 28th January, 2016

We've achieved ‘1 Star’ accreditation for 2016 by Best Companies, the organisation behind ‘The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For’ lists. Our upgraded ranking is based on the results of Best Companies’ national annual survey of almost 410,000 employees from over 1,300 UK-based companies. Of the ensuing 768 businesses who gained accreditation, we were awarded ‘1 Star’ status.

New: CLAMP app for police station visits

Posted: 21st January, 2016

Criminal legal aid lawyers have never been harder-pushed to become more efficient in order to reduce
costs. That's why we've introduced a new CLAMP app which you can use to access on-the-go during police station visits, collect data for later synchronisation, record time, log disbursements and capture identity data.

New: Electronic payslips

Posted: 21st January, 2016

Payslips can be an emotive item. They're often targeted by snoopers who might want to see what colleagues earn. And for staff based at home, there's the added delay and expense of sending individual payslips to the residential address. Moving to electronic payslips immediately solves these problems. Read more about our Quill Payroll service's new e-payslips delivery option.

New: Client and cost management system

Posted: 21st January, 2016

Legal aid practitioners will know all about the Legal Aid Agency’s new online client and cost management system (CCMS) which will become mandatory from 1st February 2016 as the sole route for requesting legal aid on customers’ behalf, managing cases, applying for payments on account and submitting bills. Our new system allows users to pull together all the information required by CCMS and upload straight to the CCMS portal.

2015 - Our charity year in figures

Posted: 20th January, 2016

We can officially label our 2015 charitable efforts a resounding success. We raised, sponsored and donated monies to the tune of £9,300 for the 12-month period. Of this, £750 was pledged by our staff for monthly dress-down days; £7,700 originated from our three major fundraising activities; the remaining £850 was spent on sponsoring fundraising events of others.