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Ambitious Quillathlon 2019 charity fundraiser

Posted: 17th July, 2019

This year we're holding a Quillathlon charity fundraiser in aid of Cancer Research UK. Beginning on 7th September and continuing to 22nd September, we intend to ‘travel’ to our furthest-away client which happens to be Falklands Legal located in the Falkland Islands; a total distance of 7,940 miles. You can support our Quillathlon initiative by pledging sponsorship money. Every penny counts and helps us get that bit closer to our £3,970 target. Read more and keep an eye on Twitter to see what’s happening around our #quillathlon hashtag.

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Expansion in payroll division

Posted: 3rd July, 2019

We unveiled our latest company statistics during our staff AGM and CPD afternoon on 10th May which demonstrate healthy growth and strong financial security. For the financial year ending March 2019, headline figures include rapid expansion for our outsourced payroll service with a 15% increase in the number of employee payrolls processed each month.

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Cancer Research UK chosen as charity of the year

Posted: 3rd July, 2019

Cancer Research UK has been chosen as our charity of the year for 2019-20. The charity relies on vital donations from organisations like Quill for its scientific research and clinical trials which help get closer to finding a cure and discovering new cancer treatments. Read more including comments from Julian Bryan, our MD, and a spokesperson for Cancer Research UK in the North West, Jane Bullock.

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Lynda Rostron awarded employee of the year

Posted: 10th June, 2019

Lynda Rostron has been the receptionist at our Manchester head office for 21 years. We've awarded Lynda employee of the year accolade because of her absolute devotion to Quill, not only from the perspective of long service, but also being the first to arrive each day. Another contributing factor is Lynda’s unfaltering ability to be smiling, helpful and supportive to her fellow colleagues and callers or visitors to the office.

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AGM fundraising for Cancer Research UK

Posted: 15th May, 2019

Last week's AGM wasn't just about updating our workforce on what's happening at Quill, getting everyone involved in employee engagement activities and having fun at the after party, it was also an opportunity to do our 'giving back' bit by fundraising for charity. Our monetary donation of £475, generated from our raffle, will support Cancer Research UK's ongoing initiatives to beat cancer sooner.

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Office closing times for AGM 2019

Posted: 7th May, 2019

Our staff AGM and CPD afternoon is being held this Friday 10th May for training and development purposes. With all staff in attendance, our offices are closed for part or all of the day.

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Quill Payroll provides long-term fix to cashier problem at MPP Solicitors

Posted: 25th April, 2019

When MPP Solicitors first became a Quill client, for legal accounts software only initially, the practice employed its own cashier. Responsible mainly for managing its accounts on Quill’s software, another facet of its cashier’s role was processing the firm’s payroll. The internal structure changed when its cashier retired. A long-term solution was sought because of the challenges presented by constant payroll changes. The practice compared payroll software purchase and outsourcing costs, and chose our outsourced payroll service.

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Plan ahead for summer with Quill

Posted: 3rd April, 2019

Blooming flowers, out-of-hibernation wildlife, warmer weather and lengthening daylight hours are welcome signs that spring has arrived. At this time of year, employees start to think about booking their summer holiday to take a well-earned break from work. Holidays are great news for employees who feel rejuvenated and refreshed by spending some quality time with family and friends relaxing for a week or two. But peak holiday season can be stressful for business owners who struggle to fill the gaps presented by absent employees. Remember, then, the benefits of outsourced payroll as summertime approaches.

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Charity Easter eggstravaganza

Posted: 20th March, 2019

We've got a cracking line up of charitable giving events this Easter. Not only are we collecting chocolate eggs for each regional office to distribute to worthy causes - namely St Ann's Hospice, Alder Hey Children's Hospital and Eva Women's Aid - we're also going the eggs-tra mile by hosting a 'guess how many eggs are in the jar' contest.

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