Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Charity Offers to Take the Pain out of Paperwork
AN organisation formed by Tyneside charity NCVS is offering financial assistance to small businesses and voluntary organisations in the region by taking time-consuming accounting and payroll work off their hands.
Newcastle Council for Voluntary Service launched Ellison Services back in 1993 as a trading arm offering a financial services function to charities and community groups.
It has grown its customer base over the years to also include SMEs and now has more than 100 clients, benefiting from cost-effective services including bookkeeping, payroll, invoicing and preparation of management reports.
This week NCVS, which has been assisting charity and voluntary sector organisations on Tyneside for over 80 years, re-launched its commercial subsidiary in a bid to further increase its foothold in the SME market.
A new website has been built, which provides information on all the financial services offered and also includes an online quotation facility, and a six-month PR and marketing campaign is under way. …