Podcast: Jen talks charity finance with Accounting Web

On Wednesday 12 September our Managing Director, Jen Gerrard, made her podcasting debut with the team over at AccountingWeb.co.uk. Listen below to hear Jen chat about charity finance and accounting, the 4-day work week and how Gerrard Financial Consulting came to be and more:  

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Charity Commission accounts monitoring review – lessons to learn?

On 3 September 2018 the Charity Commission for England and Wales (CCEW) published the following Accounts Monitoring updates: Telling your story well – public benefit reporting for charities Charities annual reports and accounts meeting the readers’ needs Small charities annual reports and accounts meeting the readers’ needs Read on for salient issues raised by the […]

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Charity Compliance Update – August 2018

Plenty to get your teeth in to this month with the launch of the Civil Society’s strategy on building a better future and consultation updates – outcomes and the launch of The Charity Digital Code of Practice consultation. Read on to stay up to date. Civil Society Strategy: Building a future that works for everyone […]

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Gift Aid (part 2): The Technicalities

This is the second instalment of a two-part series where I review the ins and outs of Gift Aid for charities. Last time in Gift Aid: The Practicalities I considered: Establishing registration with HMRC Gift Aid declarations for your donors and record-keeping Completing a Gift Aid return This article looks at: Eligible donations Calculating what […]

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Charity Compliance Update – April 2018

Consultation responses – hot off the press! Business Rates in multi-occupied properties The government’s response to a consultation around the proposed reinstatement of a practice by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) – namely applying one rating assessment to contiguous (touching) business properties occupied by the same ratepayer – has been published this month. There has […]

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