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Charity Newsletter Winter 2018

Our Charity News includes useful guidance on fraud, public confidence in the sector and board diversification. We also consider the impact of Update Bulletin 2 on the SORP, the implication of this year’s Budget on charities and other pertinent issues giving you the inside track on the sector’s current hot topics and latest guidance.

Consultations – Charity Newsletter Winter 2018

NCVO published draft Code of Ethics Another reaction to the safeguarding issues that hit the public’s attention earlier on the year is the publication of a draft Code of Ethics for charities by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO). The proposed code covers safeguarding, conduct within charities, employment practices, dignity in the workplace and …

Accountancy and Tax Update – Charity Newsletter Winter 2018

SORP Update Bulletin 2 SORP Update Bulletin 2 has been published following a consultation period. The Bulletin reflects the updating of Accounting Standard FRS 102 by the Financial Reporting Council ‘Triennial Amendments’ which was published in December 2017. Update Bulletin 2 consists of ‘significant’ and ‘clarifying’ amendments. Significant amendments are applicable for accounting periods beginning …

Legislative Update – Charity Newsletter Winter 2018

Post GDPR – how is the sector coping? On the 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force. The aim being to bring data protection legislation into line with how personal data is used in today’s world. There have been a number of stories and hiccups but in general the sector …

Hot Topics – Charity Newsletter Winter 2018

How much do the public trust charities? It is fair to say that 2018 has seen a lot of scrutiny of the charity sector with some very high profile names in the spotlight. It is therefore perhaps not surprising that the CCEW research into the public’s trust of charities came up with some interesting results. …

November 2018 Newsletter

Business Disruption: Tools to Survive

Most UK small firms are ‘unprepared’ for any form of business disruption, according to research recently published by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

Top Tips for the Farming Business

With the end of the EU Common Agricultural Policy in the UK imminent, the farming business has big change on the horizon. It is therefore a good time to review where you want your business to be in the future, and how you are going to get there.

Housing Wealth – Inheritance Tax

With house prices continuing to rise, it is more important than ever to review your IHT position.