Governance Good Practice
Good practice, case studies, expert advice and tips for charity and voluntary sector chairs and trustees, including changes to the Charity Commission and charity law, legal forms and regulation & regulatory action.
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The lead partner for charities at accountants BDO LLP provides an update on charity finance
For a charity board, the absence of a finance expert is a drawback - but it can be overcome, finds Sam Burne James
Some publications already have charitable status as part of the broader activities of a charity, but one high-profile applicant has failed twice. Sam Burne James reports
The government has also dropped proposals to change the definition of a charity for tax purposes, writes Adrian Pashley
The regulator is also improving its transparency, writes Adrian Pashley
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
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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
After the National Trust was criticised for overstretching its voluntary staff, Jonathan Bruck and Chelsea Martin outline the legal considerations for charities
Some say the new legal structure will put industrial and provident societies on a par with companies; others are less positive. Sam Burne James reports
Legal experts, including Jonathan Brinsden of Bircham Dyson Bell, have generally welcomed the Law Commission's proposal for a new power to guide trustees on tax matters - but there are still questions to be answered, finds Sam Burne James
Robert Boddington explains the new rules on spending capital gains and outlines the main considerations for trustees deciding whether to adopt a total return approach
Keep an eye on the detail, say lawyers including Gerry Morrison of Rollits, if you want to be a community interest company
The Society Network Foundation's diversion of leftover money is under scrutiny. Laura Soley, pictured, says it is a frequent misconception that getting the donor's permission to make the change is all that is required
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