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  • Interview

    Building a home for members

    Topics: Leadership and career development / People and culture
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 24.03.2022

    What does it mean to be a member of the CFG community? And how are members helping to shape the benefits and services CFG provides? We talk to Jit Mistry, Head of Membership and Marketing at CFG, to find out.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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    Spring Statement 2022: Not nearly enough for those on low incomes

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Governance, legal and compliance / Gift Aid
    Written by: Richard Sagar
    On: 24.03.2022

    CFG's corporate partners and Richard Sagar, Head of Policy, take a closer look at the Chancellor's Spring Statement, considering what it means for charities and those they serve.

    Time to read: 10 minutes
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    Through the looking glass: two years on from lockdown

    Topics: Leadership and career development / Crisis management
    Written by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 23.03.2022

    Two years on from the UK's first lockdown, Caron Bradshaw OBE reflects on some lasting lessons on leadership and life.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Economic Outlook Briefing 2022/23

    Topics: Investment / Risk / Charity finance policy / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Tax and VAT / Leadership and career development
    Posted: 10.03.2022

    Charity Finance Group and Pro Bono Economics provide an overview of the key economic issues and trends that may affect charities in the UK over the 2022/23 financial year.

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    Gender equality? There's more work to be done!

    Topics: Risk / People and culture / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Written by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 07.03.2022

    On this year's International Women's Day, Caron Bradshaw OBE considers how far we've come and how far we still need to go to ensure gender equality in the workplace.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Financial disclosure reporting checklist: Charities SORP (FRS 102)

    Topics: Governance, legal and compliance / Accounting and reporting
    Posted: 04.03.2022

    Accounting and Reporting by Charities: Statement of Recommended Practice applicable to charities preparing their accounts in accordance with the Financial Reporting Standard applicable in the UK and Republic of Ireland (FRS 102) (effective 1 January 2015). Updated February 2022.

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  • Championing gender equality in the third sector

    Topics: Leadership and career development / People and culture
    Posted by: Annie Hayes
    On: 03.03.2022

    Annie Hayes at Third Sector Jobs shares advice on how to implement robust gender equality strategies within the third sector as we approach International Women’s Day (IWD).

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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    The Charities Act 2022: what now?

    Topics: Governance, legal and compliance
    Written by: Dr Clare Mills
    On: 01.03.2022

    The Charities Act has now passed into law. What will implementation look like and what do charities need to think about now? Dr Clare Mills, Director, CFG, takes a look.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • Finance Focus February 2022

    Topics: Risk / Charity finance policy / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Governance, legal and compliance / People and culture / IT, technology and digital / Leadership and career development
    Posted: 28.02.2022

    How can we shape tomorrow's world? In this edition, we take a look at the issue of leadership and how charity finance professionals can play a leading role in creating a better future.

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    The Benefits of Brexit – what does the Government’s thinking mean for the voluntary and community sector?

    Topics: Governance, legal and compliance / Economy and policy / Crisis management
    Written by: Dr Clare Mills
    On: 16.02.2022
    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Coaching charity finance teams to success in 2022

    Topics: Leadership and career development
    Posted by: Nicki Deeson
    On: 12.02.2022
    Time to read: 3 minutes
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    Levelling Up and charities: The good, the bad and the unknown

    Topics: Economy and policy
    Written by: Richard Sagar
    On: 07.02.2022

    The beginning of February has seen a flurry of announcements of direct relevance to the charity sector. Richard Sagar, CFG's Head of Policy, takes a look at the policy details.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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