Mar 8 2018
People and culture

Concerned about new charity staff disqualification rules? Help is at hand!

This is a guest blog from Christopher Stacey, co-director of Unlock, an independent charity which provides a voice and support for people with convictions who are facing stigma and obstacles because of their criminal record, often long after they have served their sentence.

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Mar 1 2018
Charity finance policy Fraud

Review: Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing Report - Extremism in Charities

Yesterday the Henry Jackson Society through its Centre for the Response to Radicalisation and Terrorism released a report on “How Islamist Extremists exploit the UK Charitable Sector.” 

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Feb 20 2018

How Street League created an award-winning Annual Report

Prior to winning the prestigious Third Sector Award 2017 for the best charity Annual Report, Street League wrote about how they managed the process, addressing the rough with the smooth – creating there golden rules for impact measurement, and how they created a social media buzz to achieve cut through. This article originally appeared in Finance Focus, CFG’s monthly magazine for members.

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Feb 15 2018
IT technology and digital

Digital transformation - so what's this got to do with Finance?

Simon Hopkins, Chief Executive of Turn2Us and Trustee of Charity Finance Group explains why digital should be at the centre of thinking for finance professionals.  

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Feb 14 2018

If you can make IT here!

In CFG’s most recent Member Survey, almost 50% of respondents said they had responsibility for Information Technology (IT) as a part of their management remit. In advance of our IT Conference in March, our Director of Customer and Business Support, Martin Hubbard, discusses key issues for finance professionals when taking on this responsibility for the first time

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