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  • Understanding the challenges of FX

    Topics: Banking and financial services
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 22.06.2022

    How can a good foreign exchange management help your organisation? Naziar Hashemi from Crowe and Curtis Noble from Charitytransfers.org, share their initial findings from the latest INGO FX Insights survey, shedding light on the FX challenges INGOs are now facing.

     

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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    Prices are rising - good procurement to the rescue!

    Topics: Procurement and resources
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 17.06.2022

    CFG's corporate partners, 2buy2, explain how good procurement is key to weathering the inflation storm and delivering your strategic objectives.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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    Charities and inflation: insights from CFG's inflation event

    Topics: Economy and policy / Crisis management
    Posted by: Richard Sagar
    On: 14.06.2022

    More than 100 members and partners attended a special CFG event on inflation in May. CFG's expert speaker panel presented the latest inflation figures and forecasts, and highlighted the many different areas where higher prices will impact charities – and what charities can do to mitigate the effects.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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    Why we’ve brought in a new area for diversity monitoring

    Topics: Leadership and career development / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Written by: Dr Clare Mills
    On: 06.06.2022

    Dr Clare Mills shares CFG's ongoing EDI work and explains why CFG is making changes to make its events and speaker panels as inclusive as they can be.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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    Meet our Sponsors: PIB Insurance Brokers

    Topics: Procurement and resources / People and culture
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 06.06.2022

    Ahead of CFG’s Annual Conference 2022, we talk to sponsors Stewart Archdale and Laurent Falter from PIB Insurance Brokers about what this year’s conference theme – Purposeful and Empowering – means to them.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Managing in a crisis: a guide

    Topics: Risk / Crisis management
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 01.06.2022

    What's the best way to prepare for and manage a crisis? Philip Kirkpatrick, Deputy Managing Partner at Bates Wells, shares some quick pointers and a handy checklist.

    Time to read: 9 minutes
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  • Hallmarks of a successful merger process

    Topics: People and culture / Governance, legal and compliance / Financial sustainability
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 27.05.2022

    What can make or break a charity merger? Jonathan Orchard from Sayer Vincent shares some recent experiences of charity mergers and the lessons learned.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Back to basics: Charity incorporation

    Topics: Governance, legal and compliance
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 27.05.2022

    What is charity incorporation? Why incorporate and how? CFG's corporate partner, Russell Cooke, shares all you need to know.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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    Insolvency in financial institutions

    Topics: Risk / Banking and financial services
    Written by: Dr Clare Mills
    On: 20.05.2022

    What happens if your charity's bank or building society fails? Dr Clare Mills shares an update on the work CFG is doing with the Bank of England to identify the issues and reduce the risks.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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    What does a recent High Court judgment mean for your investments?

    Topics: Governance, legal and compliance / Investment
    Written by: Richard Sagar
    On: 19.05.2022

    What does the Butler-Sloss v Charity Commission High Court judgment mean for trustees when making investment decisions? CFG's Head of Policy, Richard Sagar, sets out the principles.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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    Meet our Sponsors: HW Fisher

    Topics: Procurement and resources / People and culture / Leadership and career development
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 17.05.2022

    With CFG’s Annual Conference 2022 just around the corner, we talk to Carol Rudge from HW Fisher about this year’s Annual Conference theme – Purposeful and Empowering – and what it means to her and the charities she works with.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Taking control of your energy costs

    Topics: Leadership and career development / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Written by: CFG
    On: 16.05.2022

    CFG corporate partner Utility Aid takes a look at the utilities market and shares advice on how to keep costs as low as possible.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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