Millward, May & Co - Wokingham Accountants
Wokingham Accountants

Employees

Employee Page

Handbook

Please click here to view the employee handbook - LB to draft (could do a few paragraphs a week), RM to add to website


Recommended Books

Sapiens - WARNING you may become a vegan after reading this book!


Recommended Music

Bad Day - Daniel Powter

HMRC Hold Music - Unknown Artist


Recommended Films

Ryan recommends: Braveheart, Gladiator, Se7en, Fight Club, City of God, Shawshank Redemption, Forrest Gump, The Green Mile, Django, Bourne Trilogy, Batman Trilogy, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Fight Club, Snatch

Emma recommends: P.S I Love You, The Notebook, Pearl Harbour, Bridesmaids


Training

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Our Culture

The definition of ‘culture’ is: the ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a particular people or society.

Millward, May & Co’s culture:

  1. Customer obsession - do everything we can to help the customer! Always go above and beyond. Delight customers!

  2. A ‘how can we do this better’ mind set - businesses that don’t evolve, become extinct!

  3. On an individual level: take on responsibility, be accountable - don’t fall into the trap of having ‘excusitis’.

  4. Upbeat team/family spirit.

  5. Be positive, passionate & thoughtful

  6. Don’t think in the short term, have a long term mindset - how will my decision effect the team in 1, 5 or 10 years time…

  7. Constantly improving our standards and efficiency - passion for innovation.

  8. Proactive/initiative

  9. Embrace change.

  10. Be constantly learning - have a growth mindset.

To discuss at next meeting with team…what do we stand for?

Could we do examples of each of the above ‘cultures’? See below…

  1. Customer asks us to do x and so we do x, y, z

  2. I did something this way & changed it - ‘I’ll do it later’ most often becomes ‘I’ll never do it’ - try and do things at the time

Laura showed a great example of number 8. We said we’d get round to reviewing payrolls and instead of waiting for us to do that she reviewed the payroll’s herself!!! Brilliant!!!

www.zapposinsights.com/about/core-values

https://jobs.netflix.com/culture


Riddle

If I borrow £50 off Emma & £50 off Ryan, that’s £100.

With the money I then buy a second hand computer monitor for £97 and so I have £3 change. I give £1 back to Emma & £1 back to Ryan and keep £1.

I owe Emma £49, and Ryan £49, together that’s £98 plus the £1 I kept which totals £99.

Where’s the other £1?


Questions, Ideas, Issues or Suggestions

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