Our blog on the latest issues affecting the charity sector
Have you read the latest Charity Commission News?
November 6, 2019
The latest addition of The Charity Commission News has recently been published on the Gov.UK website, and emailed to the charity contacts.
International Fraud Awareness Week
October 25, 2019
It is International Charity Fraud Awareness Week this week and the Charity Commission are aiming to raise awareness of the key risks affecting the sector and to promote and share good counter-fraud practices.
The Charity sector – a valuable UK asset?
October 14, 2019
There are 168,000 charities in England and Wales. Studies suggest the sector accounts for around 0.9 million jobs and over £15bn in GDP.
Ethical investments for charities
October 8, 2019
With increasing competition for finite resources charities need to ensure that their donors are comfortable with the way that reserves are invested.
Preparing for Brexit and a general election
September 26, 2019
It is looking increasingly certain that whatever the Brexit outcome, we will have a general election in the near future. Whilst the goalposts are still moving, there is plenty of advice available on how to prepare for Brexit as well as specific Charity Commission guidance on elections and referendums.
Guidance for charities with close links to non-charitable organisations
August 29, 2019
The Charity Commission has issued new guidance for charities with close links to non-charitable organisations.
Do you need controls?
August 15, 2019
You might think that internal controls are not that important to your charity - but they can make a real difference to how you run your charity.
Tax reliefs offered to UK charities in urgent need of overhaul
August 6, 2019
Tax reliefs offered to UK charities are in urgent need of an overhaul, according to a major new report.
Confused about charity funds and reserves?
July 17, 2019
We often have to guide clients through the minefield of different funds held by charities since this can be a confusing area.