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

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 – July 2018

This month’s installment is all about updated guidance from the Regulators – a tweak here, a simplification there. Read on for the latest around Gift Aid donor benefit rules and more. Charities SORP-making body to include Irish regulators The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has approved the addition of the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland and the […]

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GFC on tour: Training, events and meeting amazing charities along the way

It’s been a busy few months for GFC with Charity Finance Group (CFG) training collaborations, working with local and national charities to spread the love re digital finance transformation and much more. We’re feeling privileged to have met, worked and developed relationships with so many amazing organisations and the individuals who drive them. Read on […]

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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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Charity Compliance Update – March 2018

This month’s instalment brings you updated fundraising guidance from OSCR, changes to FRS102 and financial reporting re subsidiary gift aid payments and the launch of a consultation around guidance for managing relationships with non-charitable connected parties. Don’t forget to scroll to the bottom for the latest on Sector consultations – including the new SORP consultation. […]

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