12 July 2018
At the ISBA Bursars’ Conference in May 2018 we launched our publication 'Reserving the future: Financial policies in independent schools'. The publication was well-received and in light of the good feedback we have included a summary of the key themes in our summer edition as well as a link to the full publication in case you missed it.
14 May 2018
Reserves are much more than a statement about the financial health of your school. A robust reserves position will send a clear message to parents and other stakeholders that you are well-led, well-managed and well-run. Download our report now.
14 May 2018
Reserves are much more than a statement about the financial health of your charity. Amid growing media and public interest in fundraising practices, a robust reserves position will send a clear message to funders and beneficiaries that you are well-led, well-managed and well-run.
08 March 2018
The majority of charities have managed to come through a tough decade, if not unscathed, certainly unbowed but the potential hurdles they face over the next one are lining up. These include data protection rules, increased regulation of fundraising, renewed focus on governance standards and Brexit, to name but a few.
27 February 2018
The majority of charities have gaps in how they calculate their reserves position and communicate their plans with internal and external audiences - highlighting financial vulnerability across the sector, warns RSM.
07 February 2018
In the wake of various charities returning or refusing to accept donations from ‘The Presidents Club Charitable Trust’ scandal, the Charity Commission has published advice highlighting the sorts of issues a charity should consider when deciding whether to accept or refuse future donations, and also whether to keep or return donations that have already been accepted.
12 December 2017
Welcome to the independent schools end of term report – autumn edition.
06 December 2017
The majority of charities are spending over the corporate average on their finance functions. Whilst on the surface this may appear positive, significant amounts are being spent on manual processing of transactions rather than strategic financial advice – presenting a perfect storm for the financial health of charities, warns RSM.