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The Evolution of Signatures

Written By on October 5, 2018

From a chisel on stone tablets, to a quill on parchment, to digital signatures, the evolution of signatures has seen many changes along the way. As a result, businesses and governments have had to adapt to the changing times. Yet, innovations in signature technology have been questioned as far back as 1867 when a US Court looked at the legitimacy of a signature transmitted via telegraph. Today, we have much more certainty thanks to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic […]

It’s goal setting time!

Written By on June 25, 2018

We are proud of our environmental accomplishments so far but we know we can do better. Our goal for the 12 months ended April 30, 2019 is to avoid printing any paper at all. With the last page printed a few months ago and the Nanaimo office removing their printer before that, we are confident that we can accomplish this. In 2018, we offset the Cobble Hill team’s carbon footprint with contributions to the First Nations Forest Carbon Project on […]

0% Paper Achieved!

Written By on May 24, 2018

0% Paper is Benson Seymour’s unique approach to an environmentally friendly and secure delivery of financial information without printing paper. The goal was to ensure that the physical paper our organization produces was 0% to that of the digital paper produced and we are proud to announce that in the 12 months ended April 30, 2018 our physical paper production was actually 0.32% to that of digital production. The Nanaimo office even removed their only printer as it was no […]

Introducing: Benson Seymour LLP

Written By on December 27, 2017

Formerly Birrer Sangret LLP, we are proud to unveil our new branding and our new name as Benson Seymour LLP. Rest assured that despite the new name and look, we have retained the same ownership and staff and will continue to provide the same quality professional accounting services you have come to know and rely on. This re-branding will allow us to take our small partnership forward along our vision of growth. We would like to thank you, our clients, […]

We’re Hiring – Bookkeeper Wanted!

Written By on February 23, 2017

We are looking for an amazing bookkeeper to join the Birrer Sangret LLP team, working out of our Cobble Hill office in a long-term, permanent position. RESPONSIBILITIES: Data entry and reconciliations using manual, automated and integrated bookkeeping solutions for a diverse client base; Preparation of working papers to support government reporting; full cycle payroll; Research and application; assisting with the development of our quality management system; Assisting with the internal audit; and Administrative support. SKILLS: Attention to detail with a […]

OFFICE CLOSURE: December 9th, 2016

Written By on December 2, 2016

We have declared Friday, December 9th an official Pow-D Day in accordance with our Work/Life Balance Policy and are asking that our employees take time to relax before the stressful holiday season begins. The Nanaimo and Cobble Hill offices will be closed; we apologize for any inconvenience.  

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