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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Charity Compliance Update – February 2018

It’s been a relatively quiet month regarding new consultations this month however, read on to get up to speed with updated automatic disqualification rules and revised HMRC VAT guidance around contracts versus grants. Automatic disqualification rules From 1 August 2018 changes to the automatic disqualification rules (for charities registered in England and Wales) mean that […]

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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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Charity Compliance Update – December 2017

Charity Compliance Update

Reporting matters of interest – regulator guidance published On 22 November 2017 the UK’s charity regulators – being Charity Commission of Northern Ireland, Charity Commission for England and Wales and the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator – published joint guidance for auditors and independent examiners around the reporting of matters of interest. Examples of […]

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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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