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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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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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