CAVA has brokered advantageous deals for its members through our Back Office Support Service (BOSS) scheme which enables members to save money on vital services, like payroll, Accountacy, IT support, telecoms and HR.
All partners have demonstrated that they fully understand the needs and requirements of charities – specifically smaller organisations and community groups.
We have also ensured that they offer a range of appropriate and relevant services at a competitive price.
Paula Wilson accounting are experienced in working with charitable, voluntary and community sector organisations and offer support with Independent Examination; Financial Accounting and Accounts Preparation; Year End Accounts; Bookkeeping, Management Accounting; Financial Software Consultancy and Support; Advice and Support re Financial and Budgetary Management. Members will benefit from a complimentary phone consultation, competitive rates to members and no charges for VAT.
Tiller Research specialise in providing evaluation and research support to not-for-profit organisations, and are experienced in working with charitable, voluntary and community sector organisations of all sizes. They offer support to plan and undertake evaluations of projects, services and whole organisations. High quality evaluation supports effective strategic planning, and enables the continuous improvement of services to enhance outcomes for clients, beneficiaries and partners. It is often an essential component of reporting to funders, and provides quality evidence to support a funding application. Tiller Research offers bespoke evaluation support, with typical projects including: creating an evaluation plan; developing internal evaluation capabilities by supporting staff to develop their skills and processes; undertaking data collection, e.g. surveys, interviews or focus groups; analysing an organisation’s own data; writing evaluation reports for internal or external audiences. Warwickshire CAVA members will benefit from reduced rates, no charges for VAT, and a free initial consultation.
BOSS Human Resources
Tarnya Brink from Invictus HR is an experienced HR consultant working with the charitable, voluntary, community sector organisations and SME’s. She offers support in all employment related activities, ensuring compliance with employment legislation, which includes writing employment contracts, handbooks, policies & procedures, developing and supporting HR strategies, resourcing, training, development and mentorship. Members will benefit from a complimentary phone consultation and competitive rates to members.
WEBBS Computer Services have provided IT support to CAVA since 2011. Over this time WEBBS and Warwickshire CAVA have built up a strong relationship after many successful IT projects as well as the regular maintenance that all organisations require. CAVA have actually been able to reduce their spending on IT whilst still increasing their use of technology. WEBBS provide support to other charity and voluntary organisations as they have a good understanding of the sector. Warwickshire CAVA members will benefit from reduced rates as well as a free consultation for potential customers.
Make Good Grow
Make Good Grow aim to get more people doing good in their community. They felt that volunteering didn’t always fit into people’s everyday lives and so we wanted to create an easy way for people to do something positive, without reducing the benefit to the community groups.
Make Good Grow offer a 60 minute call with an expert in area/problem you are having difficulty with. When you're scratching your head a little and need that bit of insight from someone who has been there and got the t-shirt. You can submit a request and they’ll match you with their team of experts.
The link to the project submission is here, but community groups can also contact them directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org where they will be more than happy to complete the submission process with you.
A complete payroll service on a monthly basis via email to suit your organisation’s needs. Calculating all payments, providing payslips, PAYE and NI information, year-end reports and filing, SSP/SMP/SPP processing and dealing with HMRC on your behalf. The Inland Revenue are now charging for late payments. BOSS Payroll act as the agent for HM Revenue and Customs. The charge is £6.60 per person per payslip.
Shredex Midlands Ltd provides confidential paper shredding for businesses and organisations across Warwickshire. They offer on-site shredding for either a ' One-Off ' office clear out, using Shredex sacks & ties (supplied free of charge), or if volumes are higher a regular service, where lockable cabinets or bins can be provided, is available. Shredex have a minimum charge of £40.00 + VAT for a shredding call which normally covers the shredding of up to 10x Shredex sacks, however for Warwickshire CAVA associates they will increase this to 12x sacks for the same charge.
Midshire Telecoms are a nationwide communications supplier that specialise in the end to end telecoms solution from supplying calls, lines, broadband, Wi-Fi systems, VoIP, on premise telephone systems, hosted/cloud telephone systems, energy, non geo numbers, geographic numbers, MPLS networks, SD-WAN networks, business mobile, installing internal cabling, maintenance, telecoms cost cutting audits, video conferencing. They cover UK nationwide from small to large multi-site operation’s. Midshire have been established for almost 20 years, they have platinum status with all of the major networks along with our hardware partners (Gamma, NEC, Samsung, Unify, Draytek, Polycom, Cisco). In most scenarios the savings that we can make businesses on their calls/lines and broadband pays for the new telecoms systems while future proofing and adding more flexibility/resilience to their telecoms services.