Rachael Fisher at Richard Griffiths & Co explains how its cashier left for maternity leave but the cover provisions suddenly changed because, after recruiting a trainee, there wasn't enough time to train him up sufficiently to cope single-handedly and it was too challenging for a newcomer to the role. Our cashiering team agreed to support the firm for the duration of its cashier’s maternity leave, getting to work on the accounts straightaway.
Julian Bryan’s inspiring leadership has earned more recognition for Quill. First, we rose from bronze to silver Investors in People accreditation. Now, we’ve been awarded ‘one to watch’ status by Best Companies. Overall, we were a frustratingly close 8 points away from a ‘1 star company’ rating. Read more including detailed results, our roadmap for change, ambitious plans for next year's survey and commentary from Julian.
As an independent financial adviser, our professional partner, Wealthcare Limited, provides specialist objective advice on pension provider selection. Stephen Cainer at Wealthcare has usefully compiled some guidance on pensions to help you comply with new auto enrolment reform.
Whilst we all like to think that we're completely in control, the reality is that we can’t do it all. Sole practitioners and managers in smaller law firms are forced to wear lots of hats. But there comes a time when you have to realise your limitations and admit that working in partnership is the only way to help your business thrive. Here, Emma Shotton at Purple Legal Network descibes the multiple business benefits of becoming a network member.
Our charity committee, Project QP, has just completed its biggest challenge... no less than Yorkshire's Three Peaks in one day. Of all our fundraisers to date, it's raised a record total for our chosen beneficiary, the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Currently standing at over £3,200, donations have reached 130% of target.
To save pharmacies time on complicated, strictly regulated administrative functions and enable concentration on their primary dispensing role, we're reminding the industry about our long-established outsourced bookkeeping and payroll service. It's a cost-effective, hassle-free solution to the gnawing problem of increasingly unmanageable workloads and category M claw backs.