Finance Good Practice
Good practice, case studies, expert advice and tips for charity and voluntary sector finance directors and practitioners, including accounting, investment, insurance, tax and social finance.
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Economic recovery is meeting expectations; however, there is a lot going on under the surface, writes our columnist
The director of finance at the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund says she enjoys meeting inspiring people and is keen to spread the word about its work
The Wellcome Trust's recent acquisition of the Co-operative Group's farm business shows that this type of investment can be lucrative, writes agriculture and estates lawyer Nichola Ross
Adrian Pashley provides an overview of recent developments in voluntary sector law, on behalf of the Charity Law Association
A number of recent stories serve as a reminder to charities that they should manage their tax affairs seriously - and view them as both an opportunity and a risk, writes our finance expert
The notion that a fund might deliver social returns can lead to suspicion about its financial performance - so sometimes it pays to keep quiet about them, writes our columnist
Charities invest for the long term - so the value of their assets on a daily, monthly, quarterly or even annual basis should not be a primary concern, writes our columnist
Expert advice and tips on specialist areas of charity finance.
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Make-A-Wish Foundation® UK South East England
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Make-A-Wish Foundation® UK Bristol, City of Bristol
Maximising security on your premises, using deterrents such as SmartWater and ensuring computer systems are secure can all prevent a theft occuring, says Wendy Cotton, a charity insurance expert at Markel
Managing the risks that come with renting a property can make the difference between a charity thriving or failing
Revelations by the BBC's Panorama programme last year once more raised the issue of investments that appear to run counter to a charity's objects. Patrick McCurry assesses the latest thinking
Both Russia and China have experienced rapid economic growth compared with their western rivals, but economic and political difficulties might have dampened their allure. Edward Lander reports
Newton and the Charities Aid Foundation are among those that have recently decided to close their CIFs. Edward Lander looks at the pros and cons of this special financial vehicle
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