Finance comment from Caron Bradshaw

Expert advice and commentary on charity finance from the chief executive of the Charity Finance Group

Caron Bradshaw: It's wrong to paint the sector as a hotbed of Islamic extremism

Caron Bradshaw: It's wrong to paint the sector as a hotbed of Islamic extremism

Actual instances of terrorist abuse of charities are extremely small in number, so the Charity Commission's warnings should be more measured, writes our columnist

Fines for late filers will not increase public confidence

Social finance works when building skills is included

Charities need people who can see what's coming next

People achieve more by combining work and play

This April fool urges sector caution over Budget hopes

Transparency and impact are charities' best defence

Charity does not come free, and we should explain why

Accounting, like pancakes, should keep local flavours