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  • Regulation needed to protect customers

    Topics: Fraud
    Posted by: Guest blogger
    On: 30.10.2019

    By Alanna Patterson, Head Energy Specialist from Utility Aid

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • Charity Fraud Awareness Week 2019

    Topics: Fraud
    Posted by: Guest blogger
    On: 21.10.2019

    By Alan Bryce, Head of Development, Counter Fraud & Cybercrime at Charity Commission for England & Wales

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Another Brexit deal's on the table - now what?

    Posted by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 18.10.2019

    So the deal's been done but its a long way from being dusted. As Super Saturday approaches, CFG's CEO Caron Bradshaw looks at the likely outcome of tomorrow's historic vote.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Why does the narrative around public 'trust' makes me feel so uncomfortable?

    Topics: Governance, legal and compliance / Charity finance policy
    Posted by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 16.10.2019

    By Caron Bradshaw, CEO of CFG

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Why safeguarding is vital for finance leaders

    Topics: Risk / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Leadership and career development
    Posted by: Guest blogger
    On: 16.10.2019

    If you work in the voluntary sector, the chances are you’ll have spotted that safeguarding has suddenly been rocketed up the list of concerns for charity leaders. As NCVO launch a series of safeguarding resources to help charities build their capabilities in this area, CFG's David Ainsworth explains why CFG members should check them out.

     

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • Why the Masonic Charitable Foundation became the first charity to sponsor a CAIF

    Topics: Investment
    Posted by: Guest blogger
    On: 16.10.2019

    Charles Angus, Finance Director for Masonic Charitable Foundations, explains why the Masonic Charitable Foundation became the first charity in the UK to sponsor its own charitable authorised investment fund, or CAIF, and shares his experience as a lesson for other charities.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Managing Risk: a perspective from a CEO

    Topics: Risk
    Posted by: Guest blogger
    On: 15.10.2019

    In advance of his presentation at CFG's Risk Conference on 10 December, Mark Goldring, former CEO at Oxfam GB, asks how you can mitigate the unknown risks, as well as plan for the anticipated ones. 

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • Defeating the myths about Gift Aid

    Topics: Gift Aid
    Posted by: Guest blogger
    On: 03.10.2019

    Involving multiple forms, numerous cards and baffling entries on tax self-assessment forms — it is no surprise that the intricacies of how Gift Aid works can appear something of an arcane science. Swiftaid is defeating the myths about Gift Aid and explaining what it’s all about:

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • What does Labour’s independent schools proposal mean for charities?

    Topics: Charity finance policy
    Posted by: Guest blogger
    On: 02.10.2019

    By David Ainsworth, Sector Specialist, CFG

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • A living wage needs to lead to a sensible discussion about charity funding

    Topics: Charity finance policy
    Posted by: Guest blogger
    On: 02.10.2019

    By David Ainsworth, Sector Specialist, Charity Finance Group

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Time to get on an election footing

    Topics: Charity finance policy
    Posted by: Guest blogger
    On: 05.09.2019

    By David Ainsworth, Sector Specialist, CFG

    For what seems like the latest of many times, we have seen a dramatic week in our politics. We're almost certain to see our exit from the European Union delayed, and the prime minister has attempted to call an election and been rebuffed by parliament.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Donation Fraud Hitting UK Charities

    Posted by: Guest blogger
    On: 04.09.2019

    By Thomas Barnes, Regional Marketing Manager, EMEA at Emailage 

    Time to read: 5 minutes
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