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  • The CFG Guide to Gift Aid 2021

    Topics: Gift Aid / Tax and VAT
    Posted: 07.10.2021
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  • Finance Focus September 2021

    Topics: Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Fraud / Gift Aid / Leadership and career development / Crisis management
    Posted: 29.09.2021

    This month, we look at some of the issues charities are tackling post-pandemic, including flexible working and what's to become of the office. Also in this edition, interviews with National Children's Bureau and Mencap and a focus on fraud in advance of Fraud Awareness Week next month.

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  • Nonprofit accounting software buyer's checklist

    Posted: 22.09.2021

    40 essential features of a modern accounting system

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  • Nonprofit storytelling

    Topics: IT, technology and digital / Accounting and reporting
    Posted: 22.09.2021

    Using Data and Performance metrics to motivate donors

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  • Finance Focus August 2021

    Topics: Gift Aid
    Posted: 23.08.2021

    Get set for Gift Aid Awareness Day!

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  • Finance Focus July 2021

    Topics: Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Fraud / Governance, legal and compliance / Accounting and reporting / People and culture / Gift Aid / Leadership and career development / Crisis management
    Posted: 29.07.2021

    Inclusivity - why does it matter to finance professionals? We speak to charity leaders this month about equality, diversity and inclusivity (EDI). We also meet a small member charity - Jodie Hughes of Endometriosis South Coast - about their challenges and achievements in the past year. Plus, we reflect on the power of collaboration within CFG and the wider sector.

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  • INGO FX Insights Report 2021

    Topics: Charity finance policy / Risk / Investment
    Posted: 13.07.2021

    This survey is a groundbreaking, sector specific, foreign exchange report which reflects insights from more than 100 internationally operating UK-based charities. The report highlights the issues INGOs face in their FX operations. 

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  • POLICY: Response to the BEIS consultation on restoring trust, July 2021

    Topics: Governance, legal and compliance / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Posted: 13.07.2021

    Charity Finance Group's response to the government's white paper and consultation on 'Restoring Trust in Audit and Corporate Governance'.

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  • Finance Focus June 2021

    Topics: Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Accounting and reporting / IT, technology and digital / Leadership and career development / Crisis management
    Posted: 30.06.2021

    'Leading the Way: Effective, Inclusive and Resilient' is the theme of this year's CFG Annual Conference. Dive inside to find out all about it - who's speaking, who's sponsoring, and why you'll not want to miss it. Also in this issue, we speak to two small charity finance leaders who have been working hard to keep the music playing during the pandemic.

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  • Finance Focus May 2021

    Topics: Investment / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Governance, legal and compliance / Accounting and reporting / People and culture / Leadership and career development / Crisis management
    Posted: 28.05.2021

    Responsible investment is the focus of this month's edition. Our corporate partners share their advice and insights on how to invest responsibly and ethically. We also hear from Rachel Hewitt about how she managed when she took on a new leadership role at ClientEarth.

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  • Annual Report 2019-20: Creating a better future

    Posted: 30.04.2021
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  • Finance Focus April 2021

    Topics: Charity finance policy / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Governance, legal and compliance / Accounting and reporting / Leadership and career development / Crisis management
    Posted: 30.04.2021

    Welcome to the April 2021 edition of Finance Focus. This month we take a look at mental health and wellbeing in the run up to Mental Health Awareness Week in May. In this edition, we hear from Jan Hutchinson from Centre for Mental Health and speak to Adrian Lance from the Mental Health Foundation.

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