Getting your charity ready for year end

For many charities, 31 March 2018 will be the next financial year end to contend with. As charity specialist accountants and advisors, we understand the challenges faced by finance teams in the Sector when getting ready for year end – whether that be audit or Independent Examination. This article explores top tips for year-end preparation […]

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Changing your charity structure

In recent years, more and more newly-registered charities (in England and Wales) have started life as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). Existing unincorporated charities – Trusts and Associations – have been able to convert to a CIO since the Charities Act 2011 was enacted however, until now, incorporated charities (those registered with Companies House in […]

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YOUR CHARITY FAQS ANSWERED – Property accounting and asset leasing

Have you ever started a conversation with your accountant by saying; “This may be a stupid question but….”? Typically, these questions are the things which matter most to you at that point in time and therefore deserve to be explored and answered. In this new quarterly series, I will explore questions posed by our charity […]

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Practice Excellence Awards – We’re on the shortlist!

Each year the Practice Excellence Awards for accounting practices recognise and celebrate the best firms in our profession whilst showcasing firms and individuals who are driving standards of excellence ever higher.

We are delighted to say that Gerrard Financial Consulting has been shortlisted for awards in the two categories we entered.

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Empowering charities to do more – how we’ve added value for BANES Carers’ Centre

We love working with charities and not-for profit (NFP) organisations. One of our key drivers is a belief that we can empower charities to handle more of their everyday financial management themselves, in-house and in the cloud.

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