Ideas, ponderings and news from the South West’s charity accountants

The GFC Autumn 2020 Charities Newsletter

We’re pleased to bring you our GFC UK Charity News Autumn 2020. Review our roundup of the latest accounting, taxation and governance issues affecting charities across the United Kingdom, including guidance on managing the impact of COVID-19. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us if you require any guidance on charity-related financial governance or […]

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GFC celebrates its charity clients!

At Gerrard Financial Consulting (GFC) we only work with charities, as this is where our passion (and expertise) lies. We feel that what our clients achieve on behalf of society is utterly incredible. As part of our 5th birthday celebrations in 2018, GFC launched a brand new client celebration page. The page featured one of […]

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The GFC Spring 2020 Charities Newsletter

Hot off the press we bring you our Gerrard Financial Consulting UK Charity News Spring 2020. Review our roundup of the latest accounting, taxation and governance issues affecting charities across the United Kingdom, including guidance on managing the impact of COVID-19. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us if you require any guidance on charity […]

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Charity Compliance Update – November 2018

Welcome to your November charity compliance update. With another hugely successful Trustees’ Week behind us, we round up the flurry of announcements which have been made since our last installment. Read on for Budget highlights, a Digital Code update, a whole myriad of update guidance and a summing up of consultation news. Budget 2018-19 – […]

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Charity Compliance Update – October 2018

It’s been a busy few weeks in the world of charity compliance and consultation updates. Hot off the heels of Charity Fraud Awareness Week (22 to 26 October), here’s my review of the latest. Read on for SORP and Digital Code news and new consultations galore. Charity Fraud Awareness Week – resources If Charity Fraud […]

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GFC launches trustee, staff and volunteer vacancies page!

As part of ongoing 5th birthday celebrations and in acknowledgement of trustees week, Gerrard Financial Consulting (GFC) has launched a brand new vacancies page. At GFC we only work with charities and social sector organisations as that’s where our passion lies. Find out more about how we provide pain relief to our clients through specialist […]

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NEW: Celebrating our clients’ achievements

As part of ongoing 5th birthday celebrations Gerrard Financial Consulting (GFC) has launched a brand new client profile page – and we’re very excited about it! At GFC we only work with charities and social sector organisations as this is where our passion lies. We feel that what our clients achieve on behalf of society […]

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Charity Compliance Update – September 2018

As holiday season draws to a close, I review the latest in the world of charity compliance matters. Read on to stay abreast of new consultations, SORP news and the Charity Commission’s accounts monitoring reviews. Charity Commission publishes outcomes of accounts monitoring On 3 September 2018 the Charity Commission for England and Wales (CCEW) published […]

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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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