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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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
The finance director of the disabled children's mobility charity talks about his work and life
In a perfect world, every charity would achieve maximum impact and there would be no inefficiency; but our world is populated by wonderfully imperfect people, writes our columnist
Inflexible accounting practices mean fundraisers cannot tell someone exactly what their money would be spent on; and donors are getting fed up with it, writes our columnist
Expert advice and tips on specialist areas of charity finance.
Head of Finance
EveryChild London (City of), London (Greater)
Research Evaluation and Analysis Manager
Arthritis Research UK London (Central), London (Greater) / Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Deputy Head of Finance Business Partnering
Save the Children London (Central), London (Greater)
Research Development Manager – RCUK & Charities
University of Lincoln Lincoln, Lincolnshire
COMMUNITY AND EVENTS MANAGER (Maternity Cover)
Cotswold Care Hospice Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire
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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