July 12th, 2012

It’s not (just) about the money…

One of the great things about being a small business with no shareholders to answer to is that we can set our own agenda.  We’ve always been keen on supporting charities – both financially and with our time – but over the last few months we’ve taken that up a notch or two.

Our latest enterprise is the ‘Give a Goat’ programme.  For every referral we get we’ll buy a goat for an African family.  There’s four real benefits to this:-

1. People in real need benefit.  Goats can be a source of milk, wool and can be traded.

2.  The clients who we’ve trialled this with have felt great about the fact that people in real need have benefitted – just by mentioning us as being a good accountant worth speaking to.

3.  The friends they’ve referred get to deal with us 🙂

4. We (hopefully) get some more work as a result.

I hope you think it’s a good idea.

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John manages a wide portfolio of owner managed businesses and oversees the smooth operation of the firm’s payroll department.

After obtaining his degree in mathematics from the University of Liverpool, John joined Jonathan Ford & Co in 2004 and qualified as a chartered accountant four years later. John likes to keep abreast of developments in tax and accounting and is responsible for the mentoring of junior staff.

Outside of work, John enjoys powerlifting and is a Liverpool FC season ticket holder.

Give a Goat

Give us a referral and we will donate a goat to a family in Africa

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