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  • Scotland

    Charity law reform in Scotland: part 3

    Topics: Governance, legal and compliance
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 16.03.2023

    In part 3 of their series on charity law changes in Scotland, Kenneth Pinkerton and Christine O'Neill KC from Brodies LLP, take a closer look at the issue of mergers.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Spring Budget Analysis 2023

    Topics: Economy and policy
    Posted: 15.03.2023

    This briefing for CFG members provides a summary of the main announcements of the spring budget 2023, including those of particular interest to the charity sector, and the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) forecasts for the UK economy and public finances.

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  • Is divestment the right approach for net zero?

    Topics: Investment / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Written by: Patrick Trueman
    On: 14.03.2023

    CFG continues to lead the debate on ethical investments and net zero. In this article, Patrick Trueman from James Hambro & Partners considers the issue of divestment and what difference it's making.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Weathering the cost of living storm

    Posted by: CFG
    On: 14.03.2023

    As the cost of living crisis bites harder, and demand for charitable services increases, Hannah Lyons from Bates Wells considers how charities can make maximum use of their resources.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • CFG comments

    Are you on The Finance Journey?

    Topics: People and culture / Leadership and career development
    Written by: Emma Abbott
    On: 14.03.2023

    How can your charity finance team become truly transformational? What does that even look like? Emma Abbott takes a look at CFG's flagship development tool, The Finance Journey, to find out how it is being used to develop the charity sector's future finance leaders.

    Time to read: 5 minutes
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  • CFG comments

    The CFG community: looking ahead together

    Topics: People and culture
    Written by: Zoe Bennett
    On: 09.03.2023

    Zoe Bennett, Membership and Engagement Manager, reflects on a year of membership activities and what’s in store for CFG members in the next 12 months…

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • CFG comments

    Great values: the beating heart of charity

    Topics: People and culture / Leadership and career development
    Written by: CFG
    On: 07.03.2023

    CFG’s HR Manager, Laura Millar, talks about the work CFG is doing to understand the charity’s values and how these can drive the charity’s impact, culture and wellbeing.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • Small charities

    Recruitment and small charities

    Topics: People and culture / Leadership and career development
    Written by: Dr Clare Mills
    On: 07.03.2023

    When small charities begin, it’s likely that everything is done by trustees and other volunteers. But in time, if your charity grows, you could be in a position to take on paid members of staff. Dr Clare Mills explains recruitment for small charities.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • Video

    Webinar: Getting in shape for 2023

    Topics: Risk / IT, technology and digital / Governance, legal and compliance / Accounting and reporting
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 06.03.2023

    CFG partners Russell-Cooke share their recent webinar on legal and regulatory changes in the charity sector, from property to employment law through to the Charities Act 2022 and more.

    Time to read: 1 minutes
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  • Small charities

    Working with local communities

    Topics: People and culture / Funding / Financial sustainability
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 27.02.2023

    Following on from sessions delivered at CFG's Annual Conference and Alternative Income Generation event, Helena Wilkinson from Price Bailey explains how to improve financial sustainability by getting closer to your charity's local communities.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Small charities

    Crown Commercial Service contracts for smaller charities

    Topics: Procurement and resources
    Written by: Peter Roberts
    On: 27.02.2023

    Making sure you’re getting best value for the money that goes out of your organisation is more important than ever. Peter Roberts of ProVantage Procurement explains how Crown Commercial Services can help your charity when buying goods and services.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Video

    Effective and modern reserves management

    Topics: Risk / Financial sustainability / Accounting and reporting
    Written by: Emma Abbott
    On: 23.02.2023

    How are Scottish charities managing reserves? And what are the lessons for other UK charities? We take a deep-dive into this hot topic, with learnings from a recent Scottish Grantmakers event and a new report from Scottish Funders' Forum.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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