Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Accounting Software and Outsourced Services Provider
  • Year established:
    1978
  • Website:
    http://www.quill.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Barclays House, 35 Whitworth Street West, Manchester, M1 5NG

About Quill

Quill are a leading supplier of practice-management software and outsourced services to the legal industry. In addition, they offer outsourced payroll and booking services to all sectors.

Manchester-based Quill started in 1978 as a handful of entrepreneurs selling programmable calculators. Nowadays, they’re a 90-strong team spread across four regional offices led by Managing Director Julian Bryan.

The firm’s software evolved to a fully integrated legal-accounts and practice-management solution with optional modules for document management and anti-money laundering. It’s won multiple awards and boasts a user base of 5,000 solicitors and paralegals within some 600 law firms.

On top of that, Quill’s SRA Accounts Rules-proficient outsourced cashiering division has evolved over a 15-year period to its current status as the largest outsourcing bureau in the UK.

The firm has a performance bonus in spring and autumn, length-of-service awards and rewards for new business leads. There’s a thank-you drink on Friday at 4.30pm.


What is it like to work for Quill

My Team
My Team
When a team has a new starter, they go out for a team lunch within their first week to break the ice. Weekly meetings are held within each team, while the company’s AGM is a day-long event consisting of a meeting, lunch and dinner, and evening entertainment with a casino theme.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The firm is looking to reduce its environmental impact by reducing waste, encouraging flexible working to reduce commuting, and investing in a hybrid electric company car. They will be relocating their Liverpool and Manchester offices early in 2019, and will be considering energy efficiency as a key part of their planning.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Staff receive performance bonuses in spring and autumn, and length of service awards in the summer. They also reward people for recommendations for new business leads or recruitment suggestions, and offer drinks to all each Friday for a job well done.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme to all or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:

    10%

  • Staff Turnover:

    16%

  • Average Age:

    36

  • UK sites:

    4

  • Male : Female:

    40% / 60%

  • Staff:

    94

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