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  • Finance Focus June 2022

    Topics: Crisis management / Economy and policy / IT, technology and digital / Procurement and resources / Risk
    Posted: 24.06.2022

    In the June edition of Finance Focus, we take a look at the issues around the cost of living and rising inflation, and share some advice on what charities and social change organisations can do to manage. 

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  • Cash Held as Investment

    Topics: Investment
    Posted: 05.05.2022

    Factsheet on what can and should be shown as cash on the balance sheet and what can and should be shown as an investment.

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  • Finance Focus Mar/April 2022

    Topics: Investment / Risk / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Governance, legal and compliance / IT, technology and digital / Leadership and career development
    Posted: 04.04.2022

    How can we connect with our purpose and empower our communities? This year's Annual Conference will explore those questions and more. Also in this edition, we take a look at how to take the pain out of implementing a new finance system; how to protect your organisation from cyber attacks and how finance leaders can get behind ESG strategies.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Finance Focus January 2022

    Topics: Investment / Risk / Charity finance policy / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / People and culture / Leadership and career development / Crisis management
    Posted: 28.01.2022

    Welcome to the first edition of Finance Focus in 2022! This month, we welcome some new faces to CFG and dive into what the year ahead holds for policy and investment. Plus, we look back on the many highs of 2021, and much more...

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  • Finance Focus November/December 2021

    Topics: Governance, legal and compliance / People and culture / IT, technology and digital / Leadership and career development / Crisis management
    Posted: 10.12.2021

    This month, we take a look at CRM solutions, data and fundraising and employer branding. We also explore what organisations are doing to ensure employee wellbeing.

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  • Finance Focus October 2021

    Topics: Investment / Risk / Charity finance policy / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Governance, legal and compliance / Gift Aid / Leadership and career development / Crisis management
    Posted: 29.10.2021

    This month, we consider reputational risk and what it means to charity finance leaders, and we share some of the stories of organisational change from this year's Annual Conference. We also look at aspects of charity investment and discrimination at work.

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  • The CFG Guide to Gift Aid 2021

    Topics: Gift Aid / Tax and VAT
    Posted: 07.10.2021
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  • Finance Focus September 2021

    Topics: Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Fraud / Gift Aid / Leadership and career development / Crisis management
    Posted: 29.09.2021

    This month, we look at some of the issues charities are tackling post-pandemic, including flexible working and what's to become of the office. Also in this edition, interviews with National Children's Bureau and Mencap and a focus on fraud in advance of Fraud Awareness Week next month.

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  • Nonprofit accounting software buyer's checklist

    Posted: 22.09.2021

    40 essential features of a modern accounting system

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