Are you a councillor who wants to communicate and campaign effectively or a local government officer who wants to keep on top of communicating with your community? Would you like to save time and combine planning ahead with responding effectively to changes in your community? A new communication and campaigning planner Our Council Communication and … Continue reading Communications and Campaigns Planner
I hope you all had a really lovely Christmas and New Years, and gave yourself a well deserved break! Now we’re all settled into 2019, and back into the routine of working – I believe that this is the perfect time reflect on what happened last year and communicate to you what you’ll be seeing … Continue reading We’re ready for you, 2019!
If you want to know more about the role of a treasurer, Holy Brook Associates runs a course ‘Don’t panic – Role of a treasurer’. This course goes into more detail regarding: the financial responsibilities of trustees, gives a greater understanding of the requirements of small voluntary organisations, provides resources that will be of great … Continue reading 5 reasons why you should consider being a charity treasurer
This week its living wage week! You may have heard the news this morning that the real living wage has risen to £9 per hour. At Holy Brook Associates, we are really proud that we are a living wage employer and wanted to share our reasons why we want to promote and encourage more businesses … Continue reading Living Wage Week!
We’re running a short series of interviews about our team members to help you get to know us better. Here is more about Claire Brown 1. What do you do? I’m the Assistant Coordinator at Holybrook and provide organisational support to the team. I am currently working on composing a Staff Handbook and helping to … Continue reading Meet the team: Claire Brown
It’s National Payroll Week! National Payroll Week is currently taking place in the UK between 3rd-7th September and was established to raise the profile and awareness of payroll in the UK. It helps demonstrate the impact payroll has on the UK economy through contributing towards the £4.46bn* collected through Income Tax and National Insurance. … Continue reading How do you manage your payroll?
We’re running a short series of interviews about our team members to help you get to know us better. Here is more about Nicky Gentle 1. What do you do? I am a bookkeeper and provide accounts support. I specialise in Quickbooks both online and desk top. I work with a number of limited companies … Continue reading Meet the team: Nicky Gentle
We’re running a short series of interviews about our team members to help you get to know us better. Here is more about Aminah Faisal 1. What do you do? I am an Assistant bookkeeper at Holy Brook Associates, with a long term goal of being a fully qualified chartered accountant. 2. Why are you … Continue reading Meet the team: Aminah Faisal
What does being an ethical business mean? In the modern day, the word ‘ethics’ is thrown around constantly. An ethical business can be defined as one that behaves with morals and acts in the best interests of its stakeholders. However, the question poses, does social corporate responsibility have to be compromised to maximise profits? Business … Continue reading The relationship between ethics and profits
As a communications specialist and trainer, I regularly have cause to explain my playing catch analogy for effective communication. Every time I talk about it, I see people around the room nodding their heads and hear the scribbling of pencils as they make notes to remind themselves. It is a cornerstone of my beliefs about … Continue reading Playing Catch