Our blog on the latest issues affecting the charity sector
How will the 2017 Autumn Budget affect the charity sector?
November 23, 2017
What are the key points from the 2017 Autumn Budget that will affect the charity sector?
Modified audit opinions and how to avoid them
November 8, 2017
The Charity Commission recently carried out research on the 2016 accounts of large charities and found that a staggering 97 charities had their accounts qualified by their auditor.
Does your charity have an effective whistleblowing policy?
November 1, 2017
Whistleblowing is one of the most effective ways to detect and uncover instances of fraud, since people within the charity are often the first to discover any such problems.
How should charities respond to declining public confidence?
October 25, 2017
Last year a survey assessing the level of public trust and confidence in the charity sector returned disappointing results. How should you respond?
Is your charity at risk from fraud?
October 20, 2017
The Charity Commission has issued a regulatory alert following a rise in the number of reported phishing attacks on charities.
Make the most out of the Charity Commission’s resources
October 19, 2017
This week, we thought we would bring to your attention three keys sources of information that will prove beneficial as you go about running your charity.
A big thank you!
September 7, 2017
We have been blown away by the levels of generosity and would like to thank the following businesses and people for providing prizes and supporting our fundraising efforts for this really worthy cause.
Charity Governance Code – what principles should charities and trustees aspire to meet?
July 26, 2017
A new charity Governance Code has been published recently, and will act as a useful framework tool for improving governance arrangements in the charity sector.
Charities using ‘aggressive’ fundraising methods could be fined up to £25,000
July 12, 2017
If a charity is seen to be aggressive, not only could penalties be incurred, but the long term damage on the charity’s brand may impact the level of future donations and support.