Mar 19 2014
Charity finance policy

Time for budget bingo

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Mar 12 2014
Governance regulation and compliance

The Commission: A damsel in distress?

 We’re not long into the new year, but already it is looking as though the increased (and sometimes hostile) scrutiny being applied to the charity sector is set to continue. This time, it’s the Charity Commission that is back in the spotlight, with the Public Accounts Committee giving a damning indictment of its performance.

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Mar 3 2014
Charity finance policy Governance regulation and compliance

Diversifying your Board - the benefits for small charities

Alex Swallow, Chief Executive of the Small Charities Coalition tells us...

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Feb 10 2014
Accounting and reporting Pensions and HR

Accounting at the sharp end: A report from the Community Accountancy Conference 2014

I’ve not long returned from a short sojourn in rain-drenched Birmingham. Several CFG colleagues and I donned both our waterproofs and chainmail armour in order to sally forth into the ...

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Jan 28 2014
Accounting and reporting Charity finance policy

'Professionalism' is not a dirty word

2014. I can’t quite believe that this is my fourth year working within the sector, but I’ve been sensing that the pressure on us as a ‘sector’ has intensified... Pensions. ...

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