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Kate Rogers: If we focus on volatility, we don't see the wood for trees

Kate Rogers: If we focus on volatility, we don't see the wood for trees

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

Lesley Baliga on life at the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund

Lesley Baliga on life at the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund

The director of finance at the military charity says she enjoys meeting inspiring people and is keen to spread the word about its work

Don Bawtree: Recent developments show the importance of managing tax well

Don Bawtree: Recent developments show the importance of managing tax well

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

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Kate Rogers: The picture is dull now - but fortune may favour the brave

Kate Rogers: The picture is dull now - but fortune may favour the brave

Economic recovery is meeting expectations; however, there is a lot going on under the surface, writes our columnist

FD in five minutes: Graham Galvin

FD in five minutes: Graham Galvin

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

Bigwig or befuddled? Your treasurer need be neither

Bigwig or befuddled? Your treasurer need be neither

Sam Burne James asks experts including Bruce Gordon about the need for a finance expert on a charity board

Kate Sayer: Seven steps for a successful financial strategy

Kate Sayer: Seven steps for a successful financial strategy

Implementing a robust risk management plan means charities can do without large reserves, according to the partner at accountancy firm Sayer Vincent

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How to reduce theft at your charity

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

Renting a property: how to minimise the risks

Managing the risks that come with renting a property can make the difference between a charity thriving or failing

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The ethical minefield of investment funds

The ethical minefield of investment funds

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

Have emerging markets lost their attraction?

Have emerging markets lost their attraction?

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

Do common investment funds have a future?

Do common investment funds have a future?

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

Interview: John Harrison

Interview: John Harrison

The professor at Cass Business School says charities tend to be conservative investors and thus reap lower returns

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