Dress down Friday charity fundraisers

Posted: 11th March, 2019

Our weekly dress down Friday charity fundraisers just got easier. Following the introduction of automatic donations via salary sacrifice, our monthly contributions of £1 per employee for the privilege of dressing casually to work every Friday means it's quicker to donate monies raised to our chosen charities. Recent beneficiaries include the Samaritans, Mind, CRY and British Heart Foundation. Read more.

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Best Companies Day pizza and prosecco party

Posted: 27th February, 2019

At Quill, we strongly believe our employees are the reason we're so successful. We genuinely value our people and understand the importance of workplace engagement. That's why we hosting a pizza and prosecco (non-alcoholic Buck's Fizz for those driving home!) party this Friday on national Best Companies Day to celebrate our Best Companies accreditation and thank our employees who've helped earn our 1-star badge. Read more.

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We're spreading the love this Valentine's

Posted: 8th February, 2019

This Valentine's Day, we're baking our hearts out to host a cake sale in aid of our aptly chosen charity, British Heart Foundation, collecting cards for Red Letter Days' teamed-up project with care homes across the country for those spending Valentine's alone and sending messages of thanks to fellow Quill colleagues deserving of special recognition.

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Snow proof your business with Quill

Posted: 30th January, 2019

With gridlocked roads due to snow and ice, journeys are taking much longer than usual, and the Met Office is advising drivers to take particular care in deteriorating conditions and avoid travelling altogether if possible. To further add to the chaos, some airports are closed, tram lines are down, rail services are cancelled and schools are shut for the day, thereby putting extra pressures on commuters who have limited alternative means of travel and childcare responsibilities to contend with. At times such as these, it's worth remembering the benefits of outsourcing services which continue uninterrupted, whatever the weather. Choose Quill's outsourced payroll and pension management support.

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3 easy changes to make in 2019 instead of hard-to-keep New Year’s resolutions

Posted: 9th January, 2019

New Year’s resolutions are notoriously hard to keep, with the majority of people failing to stick to them for longer than a few weeks. That’s because they’re often too vague or too monumental. While resolutions tend to centre on your personal goals, they’re important from a business perspective too. You see, there are innovative ways to enhance your professional life and significantly impact your success. Here are three alternative, easy-to-keep changes that you can make in 2019...

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We're an accredited Living Wage Employer

Posted: 8th January, 2019

We've joined the Living Wage Employer scheme with the Living Wage Foundation. By carrying the Living Wage Employer stamp, we’re demonstrating responsible leadership by voluntarily taking a stand to close the gap between what people need to earn in order to live in today’s society and the Minimum Wage as mandated by government. Read more.

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'Deck your desks' competition

Posted: 20th December, 2018

Our ‘deck your desks’ Christmas decorating contest has been held for the second consecutive year. With no limit on what they could do and a £30 budget to go shopping, each team chose a suitable festive theme and enthusiastically decorated their workspace in an attempt to impress our judging panel. After much deliberation, Mark’s team came first, Eleanor’s second and Jason’s third. Congratulations to our employees for embracing the challenge, impressing the judges with their creativity and introducing a Christmassy atmosphere firm-wide. Read more and watch the video entries.

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Petersfields gains complete back-up from Quill

Posted: 18th December, 2018

Long-time Quill client, Petersfields LLP, utilises the full range of software and outsourcing services from its trusted supplier. Subscribing to Interactive for case management and document management, Pinpoint for outsourced cashiering and Payroll for outsourced payroll and pension management, Quill provides a complete back office support structure for the busy twin-site law firm. Read case study.

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We're doing our bit for charity this Christmas

Posted: 12th December, 2018

We're doing our bit to give back to those less fortunate than ourselves this Christmastime. Our voluntary charity committee has picked four charities, namely Wood Street Mission, Redcar Area Food Bank, Whitechapel Centre and Whitehawk Food Bank for which we're busy collecting food, toiletries and gifts in the run up to Christmas. We're also hosting Christmas Jumper Day and running a bonus ball competition to raise money for charity too. Read more.

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