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  • Finance Focus August 2021

    Topics: Gift Aid
    Posted: 23.08.2021

    Get set for Gift Aid Awareness Day!

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  • Finance Focus July 2021

    Topics: Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Fraud / Governance, legal and compliance / Accounting and reporting / People and culture / Gift Aid / Leadership and career development / Crisis management
    Posted: 29.07.2021

    Inclusivity - why does it matter to finance professionals? We speak to charity leaders this month about equality, diversity and inclusivity (EDI). We also meet a small member charity - Jodie Hughes of Endometriosis South Coast - about their challenges and achievements in the past year. Plus, we reflect on the power of collaboration within CFG and the wider sector.

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  • Annual Conference 2021: Meet our Sponsors

    Topics: People and culture / IT, technology and digital / Banking and financial services / Accounting and reporting
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 22.07.2021

    CFG is delighted to announce four sponsors for this year's CFG Annual Conference - Leading the Way: Effective, Inclusive, Resilient. We welcome HSBC Private Banking as the event's headline sponsor, Sarasin & Partners, ORACLE NetSuite and SmartSimple.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • INGO FX Insights Report 2021

    Topics: Charity finance policy / Risk / Investment
    Posted: 13.07.2021

    This survey is a groundbreaking, sector specific, foreign exchange report which reflects insights from more than 100 internationally operating UK-based charities. The report highlights the issues INGOs face in their FX operations. 

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  • POLICY: Response to the BEIS consultation on restoring trust, July 2021

    Topics: Governance, legal and compliance / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Posted: 13.07.2021

    Charity Finance Group's response to the government's white paper and consultation on 'Restoring Trust in Audit and Corporate Governance'.

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  • How to attract top charity talent in a candidate-driven market

    Topics: People and culture / Leadership and career development
    Written by: Annie Hayes
    On: 08.07.2021

    Annie Hayes at Third Sector Jobs offers top tips on how to find top talent for charities now candidates are back in the driving seat.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Interview

    An enlightening experience

    Topics: IT, technology and digital / Crisis management / People and culture
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 07.07.2021

    Pascale Nicholls, Director of Finance and Governance at Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, shares a preview of her Annual Conference presentation, explaining how finance sits at the heart of sustainability and innovation.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Facing organisational endings

    Topics: People and culture / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Crisis management
    Written by: CFG
    On: 01.07.2021

    Charity consultant Iona Lawrence takes a look at the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and explains why organisational endings can and should be good.

    Time to read: 5 minutes
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  • Finance Focus June 2021

    Topics: Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Accounting and reporting / IT, technology and digital / Leadership and career development / Crisis management
    Posted: 30.06.2021

    'Leading the Way: Effective, Inclusive and Resilient' is the theme of this year's CFG Annual Conference. Dive inside to find out all about it - who's speaking, who's sponsoring, and why you'll not want to miss it. Also in this issue, we speak to two small charity finance leaders who have been working hard to keep the music playing during the pandemic.

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  • Interview

    Member Focus: How small charity Making Music is fine-tuning to support musicians during Covid

    Topics: People and culture
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 16.06.2021

    As part of #SmallCharityWeek, we speak to Helen Evans, Finance Director of Making Music, about the vital work the charity is doing to ensure musicians continue to make music during the pandemic, and the financial challenges and opportunities this small charity now face.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Finance Focus May 2021

    Topics: Investment / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Governance, legal and compliance / Accounting and reporting / People and culture / Leadership and career development / Crisis management
    Posted: 28.05.2021

    Responsible investment is the focus of this month's edition. Our corporate partners share their advice and insights on how to invest responsibly and ethically. We also hear from Rachel Hewitt about how she managed when she took on a new leadership role at ClientEarth.

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  • Why you should always show the salary on your job ads

    Topics: People and culture / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Posted by: Guest blogger
    On: 24.05.2021

    Jennifer Jackson at Third Sector Jobs explains why salary transparency is the right thing to do as well as an advantage for recruitment and retention.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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