Apr 24 2018

Creating the finance superhero

Empowering your finance team can transform the way they interact with the entire organisation and unlock your charity’s full potential. Ahead of our Annual Conference in May, Cara Turtington discusses the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of investing in your people and creating a finance superhero.

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Apr 16 2018

Get back to basics and manage your revenue effectively

Ahead of her ‘7 levels of revenue’ session at our Annual Conference, Joyce Materego discusses the importance of maintaining strong work relationships as the base foundation for managing revenue during a rocky period.

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Apr 9 2018
Accounting and reporting Governance regulation and compliance

The key to good governance - truly understanding the business

Trustees need to make informed and appropriate strategic decisions for their charity and to do this, need to fully understand the business. Suzanne O’Brien, CXK, highlights the need for information to be accessible and appropriate to the board, and shares her useful reporting method which will be discussed further at the Annual Conference.

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Mar 13 2018
Charity finance policy

Spring Statement 2018: What should charities be looking out for?

Today the Chancellor stands up to deliver his Spring Statement. Didn’t this use to be Budget Day I hear you ask? Yes, it did. But now we have one fiscal event a year, in the Autumn (well November/December time) where major tax decisions are made. This Spring Statement will be more focused on the economy and the overall performance of the UK. It might also include the announcement of some consultations in the run up to the Autumn Budget. Everyone is expecting a relatively quiet day with few announcements of note, but charities will still be impacted by the statement made by the Chancellor today. So what should charities look out for?

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Mar 8 2018
Pensions and HR

Concerned about new charity staff disqualification rules? Help is at hand!

This is a guest blog from Christopher Stacey, co-director of Unlock, an independent charity which provides a voice and support for people with convictions who are facing stigma and obstacles because of their criminal record, often long after they have served their sentence.

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