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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The director of finance and resources at the charity talks about his job, his Team Sky ambitions and pretending to be a tiger in the name of awareness
Sam Burne James asks experts including Bruce Gordon about the need for a finance expert on a charity board
Implementing a robust risk management plan means charities can do without large reserves, according to the partner at accountancy firm Sayer Vincent
The lead partner for charities at accountants BDO LLP provides an update on charity finance
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
Those who look after charity investment pots must watch out for risks, diversify and avoid getting caught out with cash flow
High-profile examples of charities such as Comic Relief (pictured) investing in products that conflict with their aims might have caused sleepless nights for trustees, but investments can also be a force for good, write Howard Pearce and David Russell
Expert advice and tips on specialist areas of charity finance.
St Vincent de Paul Society Southwark, London (Greater)
Senior Ambassador Officer
British Heart Foundation London (Greater) / Camden, London (Greater)
Oxfam GB Oxford, Oxfordshire
Trusts, Foundations and Corporate Fundraiser
Music in Hospitals Walton-on-Thames, Surrey
Senior Fundraising Officer
Headway – the brain injury association Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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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