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Charity sector special
In this charity sector special, we look at how charities are overcoming the challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic. We also examine the new sources of funding available for charities to assist their work during the pandemic and analyse the contribution the charity sector makes to the public sector.If you are a finance professional with involvement in the charity and voluntary sector, why not join ICAEW's Charity Finance Professionals Community to stay up to date with the latest developments in charity finance, taxation and governance.
Scams have increased during the pandemic, with tax-related scams doubling in the last year.
The ICAEW has published its response to the BEIS consultation ‘Restoring trust in audit and corporate governance’ but what was its take on the definition of a Public Interest Entity (PIE) and how does this compare to the Charity Commission’s response?
Research findings now available: Smaller charities, SORP and issues of financial accounting and reporting
In the June newsletter, we asked accountants, advisers and independent examiners of smaller charities to participate in research commissioned by Power to Change, the Charities Aid Foundation and the Lloyds Bank Foundation.
The SORP 2021-22 work plan and commentary have been released by the Charities SORP-making body to show when the SORP Committee will make decisions on 15 areas identified for review.
The BEIS whitepaper is right to look at what classifies as a public interest entity. But its suggestions could stretch the capacity of the audit market to breaking point.
Paul Latham, Director of Communications and Policy at the Charity Commission, tells ICAEW Insights that increasing trust in the sector is a key driver for the organisation that regulates around 170,000 charities.
IFR4NPO is an initiative to develop global financial reporting guidance for non-profit organisations. It is spearheaded by Humentum and CIPFA to heighten transparency and enhance trust.
Save the Children UK has transformed its reputation over the past three years. The charity’s senior accountability manager, Laura-Louise Fairley, explains the changes and improvements they put in place to improve its public perception.
Power to Change, the Charities Aid Foundation and the Lloyds Bank Foundation have commissioned research to understand how small charities experience accounting regulation and guidance.