Inadequate systems and controls for anti-money laundering is a key problem facing the legal profession with submissions of potential breaches continuing to rise, according to the just-published SRA risk report. Interest in our AML system has soared since the report's publication. Isn't it time you introduced effective identity verification procedures?
Growing business, Crosby Chemist, is a strong supporter of outsourced bookkeeping for many reasons. In this new case study, Graeme Batten, Managing Director of Crosby Chemist, describes the service's myriad benefits... specifically office space and overheads savings, streamlined audits and inspections, and automated monthly VAT reclaims.
When Crisp & Co's in-house cashier left at short notice earlier this year, Michele Crisp began recruiting a replacement candidate in earnest. Once found, however, a 3-month notice period for its just-appointed cashier meant the firm had no short-term cashiering support. We solved the dilemma with Pinpoint outsourced legal accounting on a temporary basis. So successful, the service was later upgraded to permanent with the new cashier becoming finance manager instead.
At Quill, we’re proud of our staff’s achievements, both inside and outside of the workplace. David Phillips, Sales Manager by day, master backgammon player by night, has been chosen to represent the UK at the 2nd European Backgammon Championships in Budapest later this year. Read more, including commentary from David and our MD, Julian, plus full details of the September competition.
We're backing the annual government-led Cycle to Work Day on Thursday 3rd September. Once again, we're asking employees at all of our regional offices to use their bikes for the day's commute in reward for a free breakfast upon arrival. We're hoping that this year's campaign will spur more members of staff into making cycling an everyday activity. Read more plus commentary from our MD, Julian.
An altruistic group of volunteers from our Liverpool and Manchester office yesterday swapped their suits for overalls to paint the bedrooms and corridors at Liverpool-based Zoë's Place Baby Hospice during our second official volunteering day. Read more including commentary from the Premises Manager at Zoë's Place, Paul Day, and head over to Facebook for photos of our teams hard at work.