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Jul 25 2019
Charity finance policy Leadership

What does the new prime minster mean for the charity sector?

By David Ainsworth, Sector Specialist, CFG

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Jul 24 2019
Fraud

OSSIG roundup: The link between fraud, bullying, and safeguarding

By David Ainsworth, Sector Specialist, CFG

 

If you have a problem with fraud, are you more likely to have a problem with safeguarding?

The experts seem to think the answer is yes, at least those who attended last month's meeting of CFG's overseas special interest group.

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Jul 23 2019
Charity finance policy Tax and VAT

The Charity Tax Commission report - does it go far enough?

The Charity Tax Commission report was published earlier this month. Richard Sagar, CFG's Policy Manager explores the main findings and recommendations in the report. It's a welcome review he says, but it's important now for government to act, and not kick charity tax into the long grass.

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Jul 18 2019
Investment

Trustee tips for responsible investing

Responsible investment can be a great opportunity to align your investments with your charity. But how do you marry up the vast range of investment possibilities with your charity’s financial future? Robert Seifert and Austen Speakman from Brooks Macdonald provide some helpful dos and don’ts to turn your goals into meaningful responsible investment actions.

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Jul 18 2019

Statutory reporting – is this an answer to public trust?

 

For the last four years, we’ve heard a lot about public trust in charities, and how it’s in decline. We’ve also heard that charities must be more transparent and accountable as a means of combatting a fall in trust.

Is this really true? Do we need to change the charity reporting regime to increase public trust?

By David Ainsworth, Sector Specialist, CFG

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