Supporting your charity’s aims is our business. The top charity auditor by number of clients (source: Charity Financials, September 2015), our team works with 1,000 diverse charity clients across the UK, delivering a full range of sector-leading solutions.

Your charity. Our focus.

We know running a charity isn't always straightforward. With so many regulations to follow it can be easy to lose sight of the principle aims of your charity – to help others. When you choose RSM you can be reassured we have all the financial, governance and management knowledge and experience your charity needs, so you can concentrate on what is most important to you and your funders.

Meeting your individual needs

By getting to know our clients, we find the right solutions, whatever you need.

Ensuring your audit adds value

Audits don't have to be onerous and our approach is to assess the size and complexity of your charity before we begin auditing; we're not interested in just ticking boxes, we want to know what makes our charity clients tick.

Making a difference to how you operate

Other key areas where we can make a difference to your charity include coping with funding changes, identifying your social impact, managing charity tax risks, carrying out independent governance reviews, managing financial difficulties and maximising scarce reserves, finding effective ways to work collaboratively or to merge, and establishing new social enterprises.

Our services for charities include:


Fiscal management

  • VAT planning and compliance including partial exemption reviews;
  • Gift Aid advice;
  • corporation tax and tax status, including mitigation of corporation tax liabilities, impact of trading activities on charitable status, use of trading subsidiaries and property transactions;
  • PAYE and other remuneration taxes;
  • tax trading issues; and
  • payroll.

Governance and strategy

Adding value

Contact our team today to discuss your charity's needs.

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