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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Trustees must learn from Tesco's recent accounting error and ensure they understand financial risk areas, writes our columnist
The director of finance and information systems at the animal welfare charity says he is often approached with wildlife-related queries
An economic recovery that has seen increases in asset values coupled with rising inequality does not make for a healthy, functioning society, writes our columnist
The chief financial officer at the learning disability charity says it is important to make sure the finance team are engaging with the cause and enjoying themselves
It is meant to cut red tape, but the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme has started slowly, finds Sam Burne James
Oxford, Cambridge and Durham colleges may have to disclose the salaries of some senior staff under the charity Sorp, leaving them open to poaching from other institutions. Sam Burne James reports
Expert advice and tips on specialist areas of charity finance.
Regional Head of Operations – South West
The Stroke Association Bristol, City of Bristol
Head of Marketing & Engagement
The Fire Fighters Charity Basingstoke, Hampshire
Major Donor Fundraiser
Naomi House Children's Hospice Based in Sutton Scotney, nr Winchester, Hampshire
Fundraising Campaign Manager
Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School RBKC
Major Donor Manager (Job Share)
Amnesty International UK London (Central), London (Greater)
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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