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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The GFC Autumn update – free stuff, tech news and more

Download our latest charity newsletter In this issue we consider the impact of fundraising regulation, relevant consultations and legislative changes. We also include an update on free and low cost training for charities on fundraising matters. Do get in touch if you require any guidance on charity issues. Jen nominated! We are thrilled to announce […]

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The GFC Autumn 2017 Charity Newsletter

Hot off the press we bring you our Autumn 2017 charity newsletter. Sit back with a cuppa and review our roundup of the latest accounting, taxation and governance issues affecting charities across the United Kingdom. In this issue we consider the impact of fundraising regulation, relevant consultations and legislative changes. We also include an update […]

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Charity Compliance Update – November 2017

Can you believe it’s Trustees Week again? This year’s celebrations take place between 13 and 17 November. Keep an eye on the Trustees’ Week web page here for more info about what’s on nationally. It has also been a busy few weeks on the consultation front, with a few new key consultations being launched – […]

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How to structure your charity’s chart of accounts – part 2

Your charity’s Chart of Accounts (COA) is the collective term for your list of nominal ledger accounts, which can be grouped in to certain categories – such as income, expenditure, assets, liabilities and funds – forming the basis for your organisation’s financial reporting. Last time in How to structure your charity’s chart of accounts Part […]

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