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End of Term report - Autumn 2019
10 December 2019
As we approach the end of 2019, there is significant uncertainty in the independent school sector, not least the impact of the upcoming general election and the targeting of the sector by political parties.
VAT recovery on fund-raising
08 October 2019
One of the founding principles of the VAT system is that VAT incurred on costs should be reclaimed, provided it can be linked to a transaction which affords a right to VAT recovery. But how strong does this link have to be?
End of Term report – Summer 2019
19 July 2019
As schools prepare for the summer break, the Teachers’ Pension scheme continues to dominate discussions at management and board level. But what should your school do and what else needs to be on the board’s agenda?
Charities brace for additional VAT costs
17 July 2019
A recent judgment from the European Court risks restricting charities' VAT recovery on the generation of additional funds through investment and fundraising.
Decoding the Charity Governance Code
23 May 2019
There is much work for charities to do to improve governance standards. The Charity Governance Code provides recommended practice in seven key principles, but what are the benefits to your charity of complying with the Code?
Independent schools end of term report - Spring 2019
24 April 2019
Now is the time to decide whether to leave the Teachers’ Pensions scheme, what is the right decision for your school? Also included, are your anti-Money laundering policies up to scratch and are you rewarding your teachers in the right way?
Making Tax Digital - why charities need to prepare fast
26 September 2018
From April 2019, most VAT registered businesses including charities, will have to change the way they submit their VAT returns to HMRC as part of the Government's Making Tax Digital (MTD) agenda. With the deadline looming, many charities still have some way to go to be ready for the changes.