People and culture

The responsibilities of employers are ever changing as new regulations and legal cases change the rules, so you need to stay up to date. Mistakes in applying the rules can create reputational risks and also be financially costly.

Pensions are an equally complex area, and many charities struggle to navigate the pensions maze effectively. For some organisations pension liabilities are their biggest financial risk, so use our information to ensure yours are properly managed.


Not long now!
22 June 2022
CFG's Annual Conference Week is just days away! Dr Clare Mills, Director of Policy and Communications, shares her excitement about what's coming up.

CFG launches ‘Knowledge Hub’ for charity finance community
8 June 2022
CFG launches digital one-stop-shop for charity finance community's thought leadership, knowledge and expertise.

CFG launches new leadership tool for finance teams
11 October 2021
New edition of The Finance Journey will empower a new generation of charity leaders.

Charities should act now to avoid being overwhelmed by pension costs
9 September 2021
Charities are being urged to be proactive on pensions as new regulation edges closer.

HSBC Private Banking leads the way for CFG's Annual Conference 2021
21 July 2021
CFG are delighted to announce that HSBC Private Banking, ORACLE NetSuite, Sarasin & Partners and SmartSimple are this year's Annual Conference sponsors.  

Post-Brexit immigration rules could cause skills shortage in charities
5 June 2018
A new report from the Institute of Public Policy Research, commissioned by Charity Finance Group, has found that 82% of EU nationals currently working in the charity sector would be ...

CFG welcomes new regulations on multi-employer pension schemes
7 March 2018
Charity Finance Group has welcomed a response from government to the consultation launched last year on the draft “Occupational Pension Schemes (Employer Debt and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2018”.

Government warned against raiding charities to fund private sector apprenticeships
30 March 2017
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 ...

Navigating the charity pensions maze
23 March 2017
Charity Finance Group has launched the latest edition of Navigating the Charity Pensions Maze - the definitive guide to charity pensions.

CFG responds to LGPS consultation
20 August 2016
CFG has responded to the Department for Communities and Local Government’s (DCLG) consultation on draft changes to the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations 2013 (SI/2356), and the Local Government Pension ...

CFG leads the call to delay Apprenticeship Levy
5 August 2016
CFG has led a call for a delay in the introduction of the apprenticeship levy in order to protect the quality of apprenticeships and skills investment.

Update on the Apprenticeship Levy
31 March 2016
CFG's policy team have been working to ensure the forthcoming Apprenticeship Levy works for charities, and that charities are aware of the impact of it.

Allen Lane
With an extensive network of contacts, ranging from local not for profit organisations to the charity super-brands, our passion and expertise makes us the first port of call for many.

Cheviot Trust
The Cheviot Trust, a not-for-profit master trust, provides high quality pension management services for over 500 employers including a growing number of charities. Our approach provides simple pension solutions and ...

Goodman Masson
Financial recruitment business in London recruiting professionally qualified accountants and other finance professionals for over 20 years.

Hays Senior Finance
With 20 years expertise of supporting charities and not-for-profit organisations, Hays provide a specialist recruitment service, delivered locally, across the UK. Our clients include major fundraising charities, NGO’s, grant making ...

HSF Health Plan Ltd
Employee Benefits from a charitable group.

Marble Mayne Recruitment
Cost-effective and flexible Finance & IT recruitment for the not for profit sector.

Mazars LLP
Mazars is an internationally integrated partnership, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory, tax and legal services. Operating in over 90 countries and territories around the world, we draw on the expertise ...

MLC Partners
MLC Partners is a boutique recruitment partner to the Charity and wider Third sector. Our business is simple, but different. We see to building strong, honest, long term relationships with ...

Spence & Partners
Spence & Partners is a privately owned UK firm of actuaries, pension consultants that operate throughout the United Kingdom with a focus on providing advice with a personal touch to ...

The HR Services Partnership Ltd trading as WorkNest HR
Established in 2003 to provide smaller organisations within the charity sector with access to affordable, bespoke HR support, this remains our core purpose today. We support some 180 charities a ...

Wilsons Solicitors
Wilsons has one of the most highly ranked charity teams in the UK, advising over 580 charity clients on the complete range of legal needs. Our clients tell us that ...

XPS Pensions Group
XPS Pensions Group is the largest pure pensions consultancy in the UK, specialising in actuarial, investment consulting and administration. The XPS Pensions Group business combines expertise, insight and technology to ...