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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.

Charity audit and finance committees
Nick Sladden

17 October 2016

How well does your audit and finance committee communicate key messages to the other board members?

Tax avoidance rules create more red tape for charities and trusts
Nick Sladden

14 September 2016

HMRC have now published guidance for charities so what should you be doing as a result?

Charities - the business of the board

05 September 2016

Are your trustees running out of time for the real work of the board? Charity Governance 2020 encourages boards to be less process driven, instead devoting their time to generating ideas and affirming the key strategic priorities for your organisation.

What every trustee should know about their charity's accounts
Nick Sladden

11 August 2016

Would your charity have stood up to the scrutiny of the Charity Commission in their 2016 monitoring review?

Charities - expectations of trustees

12 July 2016

Before becoming a trustee most people try to learn as much as possible about the prospective charity and the required commitment. Do your trustees invest sufficient time in understanding your charity?

Charities - what and who are we here for?

20 April 2016

Boards do not exist to micro-manage a charity; instead they should complement management by asking a different set of questions – this is true governance.

Charity Governance 2020

19 April 2016

Charity Governance 2020 is about being as effective as possible. Raising from average to good, to outstanding, raising the standards of delivery and outcomes.