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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is a very generous funder; however, when UK charities are applying for USAID funding, there are

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During Mental Health Awareness Week (9-15 May)1 I wanted to highlight positive actions charity finance managers can take to get on top of their

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An effective charity is a well governed charity. In this blog we look at some of the challenges around good financial governance, the ingredients

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The People with Significant Control register became a requirement for most unlisted UK companies (including charitable companies) from 6 April 2016. As the name

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It is that time of the year again where a lot of charities with a March year end (which seem to be very popular

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Charity trustees play an essential role, ensuring their charity has a clear strategy, it is well governed, and its work and goals are in

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Vanessa Clark (CIAN) and Jonathan Orchard (Sayer Vincent) 2020 has brought the importance of strong systems of risk and control into focus. Assurance has

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As the school bell went for the start of the academic year, memories of new pencil cases and their colourful content might have come

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Since mid-March office workers have been required to work from home where possible and any feasible audit work has been carried out remotely… For

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The current economic environment may not only be taking a toll on your charity’s finances but also on your mental health as you attempt

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This is the first of three blogs sharing ideas on the immediate and medium-term financial issues of solvency, sustainability, and collaboration. “Revenue is vanity,

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By the time you are reading my article, events in the external social and economic environment will have moved on considerably. The current pace

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I write this on 31 March, which for most charities, is the financial year end. As you prepare to close one financial period and

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Thank you to the government for the financial assistance announced so far, and for the hard work of all infrastructure bodies and MPs and

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As you can imagine we are having many conversations about the potential implications of Coronavirus on charities. It’s stating the obvious, but the full

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It’s crucial that charities keep up with the latest financial regulatory updates that have an impact on their audit and financial statements. However, for

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When the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) received negative press attention for spending funds outside of the UK at the same time as cutting

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Where next? Finance teams are busy enough dealing with everyday financial challenges so it can be a difficult for them to keep on top

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