You may well have heard of a new regulator in the charity sector. The Fundraising Regulator (FR) came into being in July 2016 and is now responsible for the Code of Fundraising Practice. This code sets out the standards expected of fundraising organisations across the UK. The regulator is responsible for keeping the code up […]
The past couple of months have been extremely busy for the GFC team. We were out and about at various events enjoying the chance to meet with many charities, not for profits (NFPs) and professionals in our field, plus we were very happy to be supporting our clients in their celebrations. Quilter Cheviot Charity event, […]
Calling all Trustees! Trustees Week for 2016 is almost upon us, and the theme this year is good leadership and effective chairing of charity trustee boards. This is a great opportunity for you to further your knowledge, to become more effective in your role, to celebrate in all that trustees do and achieve on behalf […]
A recent article by Richard Hattersley, Community Assistant at AccountingWEB looked into the benefits of working with an accountant with a specialist niche. It’s entitled How to Build a Niche Firm. Richard identified that many accounting practices on the shortlist of the Accounting Web Practice Excellence Awards share this common theme. As a specialist accountant […]
As a charity or not-for-profit organisation, it’s vital that you can prove the benefit that your funding provides to your beneficiaries. Providing this proof has seen an increasing focus on ‘impact reporting’ in the Third Sector.