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Jul 28
Charity finance policy

Charities could thrive with a ‘clean Brexit’ says major report

Leaving EU could ‘unlock financial resources and cut red tape'

‘Clean Brexit’ poses ‘less risk’ to voluntary sector than remaining in the Single Market and customs union

Reducing tax burden on charities could create 50,000 more jobs

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Jun 21
Fraud

The Small Charities Guide to Preventing Fraud

Charity Finance Group (CFG) has launched a guide to help small charities counter fraud. The guide, The Small Charities Guide to Preventing Fraud looks at measures that charities can put into place to help them stop fraud.

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Jun 15
Charity finance policy

The wealthy and business prioritised over disadvantaged communities in Brexit negotiations, say British public

Just 9% of British adults believe that disadvantaged people and communities are one of the government’s top three priorities in the Brexit negotiations.

This compares with 54% who believe that British business is a top-three priority and 43% that wealthy people and communities are a top-three priority.

More of the public believed that foreign-owned businesses were a top-three priority (35%) compared with charities and voluntary organisations which work on behalf of the public (5%).

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May 18
Leadership

Outgoing CFG Chair warns that charities must not lose their voice in chase for government income

Ian Theodoreson, Chair of Charity Finance Group, will make his remarks at the CFG Annual Conference today at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in Westminster.

The conference is the largest gathering of finance directors in the charity sector and will be attended by over 600 delegates.

The conference has been sponsored by Grant Thornton and the drinks reception has been sponsored by Rathbones.

 

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Mar 30
Pensions and HR

Government warned against raiding charities to fund private sector apprenticeships

Charity Finance Group and 23 of the leading national charities have written to the Education Secretary calling for Government to reform the Apprenticeship Levy so that charitable funds aren’t used to subsidise private sector apprenticeships and are instead used to build skills in the charity sector.

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