Last week was the BBC's annual Children in Need fundraiser. Our charity committee jumped on the fundraising bandwagon and organised a jam-packed day of fun activities. Want to know how much we raised? Drum roll please... £652.90! How did we achieve this? Find out more.
Last week we reminded you about your September Readit newsletter. This week we're giving you another opportunity to access your October DMS-themed newsletter. Along with timely advice on preparing for the worst of our winter weather, further information on Making Tax Digital and charity news including details of Steven Shaw's blood donation award, there are a plethora of articles about Interactive Documents. Download Readit here.
Did you catch our inaugural September e-newsletter? Our popular Readit publication has switched from quarterly PDF to monthly electronic format in an attempt to keep you better informed on all things Quill. Kicking it off in September, our introductory newsletter hosts Making Tax Digital, outsourced typing, Legal Aid, charity fundraising, employee award scheme, trainee cashier academy, Interactive Cloud user guides and more. Access your re-styled Readit here.
As well as utilising Interactive for case management and legal accounting, Luqmani Thompson & Partners handles all case-related documents by subscribing to Interactive Documents. These are add-in tools within Word and Outlook which closely link Interactive with the Microsoft Office suite. Jawaid Luqmani comments: "We aim to store everything in Interactive – emails, letters, attendance notes, time recordings and their associated financials. We’re on a mission to go fully digital. It’s Quill and Interactive Documents powering the engine". Read Jawaid's story.
In the summer of 2018, we announced the re-launch of our legal cashier training academy. We've taken over twelve months to plan and implement the new academy which has included a review of all course content, recruitment of specialist trainers, and investment in systems and accredited qualifications to both ILFM and AAT. Abigail Morton and Ross Carvell have officially begun their apprenticeship which commences with an initial intensive twelve week training course followed by the funded ILFM diploma qualification and ILFM membership as well as AAT qualifications. More.
As the LSSA publishes its data conversion white paper, just seven weeks after launching its updated Code of Conduct, we're proud to announce we're early to adopt the new LSSA standards. The white paper sets out essential data conversion practices which include extracting data in an industry-standard format within a reasonable timeframe, exporting associated case-related documents, generating reports on current data, supporting trial conversions by cooperating with the alternative software supplier, transforming data to accommodate subtle differences between databases and checking data integrity once converted with any necessary correctional activity. Read more.