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End of term report - Summer 2017

17 July 2017

Independent schools end of term report – summer edition.

New charity governance code marks step change for trustees
Nick Sladden

13 July 2017

Nick Sladden, head of charities at RSM comments on the new Charity Governance Code.

Charity fraud and bribery resilience review
Nick Sladden

13 June 2017

Are you confident that you have the appropriate assurance processes in place to see if fraud is occurring in your charity? To help you assess the effectiveness of your current processes we have developed a new service.

Charities are not immune to cyber attacks
Nick Sladden

15 May 2017

Following recent ransomware guidelines issued by the Charity Commission after Friday’s NHS malware attack, Nick Sladden, head of charities at audit, tax and consulting firm RSM, comments on why charities and not for profit organisations must not be complacent about cybercrime.

Audit and finance committee best practice guide
Nick Sladden

03 May 2017

Our charity survey findings report offers advice on how to run effective committees including benchmarking figures to compare your organisation against others in sector.

RSM reacts to the ‘Stronger charities for a stronger society’ report from the House of Lords
Nick Sladden

28 March 2017

Commenting on the House of Lords ‘Stronger charities for a stronger society’ report , Nick Sladden, head of charities at RSM said: ‘The report seeks to highlight key issues facing the charity sector and offer recommendations that will help trustees to navigate forthcoming challenges.

Independent schools - Spring end of term report

28 March 2017

Our independent schools Spring report Spring looks at the essentials of implementing risk management, achieving value for money, and governors' expectations.

Charity audit and finance committees

14 February 2017

Audit, finance and risk committees have an important role to play. Charities must improve decision making and become more accountable for the way funds are raised to regain public trust. But with little central guidance, how can charities make sure their committees are fit for purpose and contribute to good governance?

Fraud and recruitment of charity volunteers

26 October 2016

Charities place a significant trust in their employees. This does pose a level of risk and fraudsters will, and have targeted charities because of this trust.

Fraudulent cash handling in charities

25 October 2016

Charities typically handle large volumes of cash, from cash transactions in stores, to cash collections from fund raising or collections. Fraudulent activity, or theft, of this cash therefore has a significant impact on them, both from a financial and reputational standpoint.