Guidance for trustees and preparers of charity accounts produced by the SORP-making body. The briefing highlights the potential impact of control measures to contain COVID-19 on financial reporting by charities and discusses the implications for trustees' annual reports, going concern and the alternative basis to going concern when preparing accounts under the Charities SORP.
Coronavirus and charities
The coronavirus COVID-19 epidemic is affecting charities and volunteer organisations. This page gathers ICAEW insights and externally-produced resources providing practical information on managing charity finances and delivering services safely.
Any charity that needs an extension to their annual return deadline can contact the Charity Commission to ask for one.
Running a charity
Government guidance to help with running your charity during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Guidance from the Scottish Charity Regulator.
Guidance from the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) on protecting staff and volunteers, holding board meetings and AGMs, and on managing finances (including what to expect from funders and the impact on investments).
Portal created by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) offering support to charities in Scotland on funding, HR issues, governance and risk, volunteering, fundraising, delivering services digitally, and remote working.
Keep up to date with all the latest coronavirus-related news affecting the charity sector.
This list features funding to help individuals affected, charities hit by a drop in income, and to support medical research into tackling or ameliorating the virus.
Civil Society News has collated some of the funding being made available for charities during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Greater London Authority and the City Bridge Trust have contributed £1m each to launch a new fund to support London’s voluntary sector.
A quick guide for trustees and directors of public service mutuals and co-operatives concerned about solvency and wondering how to approach it in the immediate crisis caused by the coronavirus shutdown.
This brief guide to trustee meetings aims to help you get the procedure right while procedures cannot be currently followed to the letter of the law.
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Six online training modules covering the duties, obligations, operational and strategic considerations of trustees.
To support its members and the wider sector, Charity Tax Group has collated relevant guidance and announcements to inform charities during on Covid-19
Information on how you can volunteer to help and support others during the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic.
Information for volunteers wanting to help London's communities including a list of remote volunteering opportunities by borough.
The Small Charities Coalition are maintaining a list of charities that are currently operating and in need of volunteers.
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