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06 May 2015

G R Finance Wins the CCA’s Michael Lily Award


G R Finance is this year's worthy winner of the CCA's Michael Lily Award.

Created from humble beginnings by Graham Richardson in a converted garage 9 years ago, G R Finance now has nearly 4000 customers, looked after by a team of 5 full-time and 25 self-employed staff. Technology has played a vital role in the company's success.

After establishing themselves in the North East of England, Graham grasped the opportunity to open a branch in North Glasgow and began to build a loyal client base in the area.  Within a short space of time, the filing cabinets were beginning to take over and keeping track of paperwork was becoming an arduous task.  

Following an in-depth research exercise, both within the finance sector and beyond, G R Finance took the decision to go digital and selected a suitable system, reducing the size and cost of their office space immediately and enabling the company to reinvest in further technology.  The firm hasn't looked back.  

Graham comments "Since the implementation of our system we've achieved multiple benefits.  All of our data is now stored in one secure place so there's no more lost agreements and time consuming retrieval of documents, plus we have access to paperwork from anywhere in the world!"

The CCA would like to congratulate Graham and G R Finance on the their success!

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