Charity Commission insights
Keynote from Helen Stephenson, CEO of the Charity Commission, on the future of the charity sector and lessons from the Charity Commission’s inquiry work.
Vital technical updates on charity accounting, taxation and governance from expert speakers that are perfect to put towards your CPD declaration.
Solutions driven journalism
Keynote from Sir Martyn Lewis CBE, former BBC & ITN newscaster, who shares the remarkable evidence of how “Solutions driven” Journalism is gathering momentum.
Purpose and impact in reporting
Impact reporting and the use of digital, as well as wider reporting trends and future developments in charity reporting.
Developing International Financial Reporting guidance For Non-Profit Organisations
- Keynote: Looking ahead
- Investing in an era of COVID-19 and political change
- Accounting update
- #IFR4NPO Project
- Cyber crime
- On demand
- Purpose and impact in reporting by charities
- On demand
- Keynote: The challenge of impact
- Going concern – charity and auditor perspectives
- Latest developments in VAT and direct tax
- Financial sustainability and the role of the board
- Keynote: Constructive journalism
- Review of governance code
- On demand
After working in corporate finance and on aid assignments, Don has specialised in charities for 30 years, leading the BDO charity team. He conducts advisory and governance projects. He was on the FRC committee responsible for issuing UK official guidance on charity audits and wrote Civil Society's Charity Accounts compliance guide.
Daniel is a member of PwC’s Charities Management Board, the national leadership team for its services to charities. He is PwC’s leading specialist in charity reporting and he leads the ‘Reporting in Charities’ Award, which he helped to introduce in 2014. He is a member of the ICAEW Charity Committee.
Graham is an MBA and a Chartered Tax Adviser. He was appointed by the Charity Tax Group as Technical Adviser in 2016, owing to his involvement in charity VAT and tax issues over many years. This includes discussions with HMRC and the Treasury, dealing with issues that affect the sector.
Pesh is one of the high-level commissioners on the Charity Tax Commission, which has carried out a review of the UK charity tax system to develop recommendations to government. He has been a member of the UK Charity SORP Committee for more than 20 years and appointed as Technical Advisor in 2017.
Sally has 20 years’ experience of advising on charity accounting, reporting and governance matters. For many years, she acted as external audit and advisory partner for not-for-profit organisations. She now runs her own consultancy business specialising in support and training for charity trustees, finance staff and volunteers.
Former journalist Martyn now works extensively in the voluntary and corporate sectors. Current charity roles include Chairman of the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service and VP of the three main UK hospice charities. He recently served six years as Chair of NCVO. His company, YourBigDay Ltd, offers unique video “time-capsules”.
Jeremy is one of the founders of Social Value International, a membership organisation for individuals and organisations supporting principles and standards in accounting for social and environmental impact. He works with the Impact Management Project, is an ambassador for the Capitals Coalition and a visiting Professor of Social Value at Staffordshire University.
Helen joined the Charity Commission as CEO in July 2017. She has extensive experience of senior leadership across the public and voluntary sectors, having previously served as Director of Early Years and Childcare at the Department of Education and Director of the Office for Civil Society.
Helena was Vice-Chair of ICAEW Charity Finance Professionals Community until Dec 2019. A recognised charity expert, she writes for national and charity press and regularly presents at events. She has worked in the not-for-profit sector for nearly 29 years, including seven years as FD of Alexandra Park and Palace.
The event is a good mix of the technical and the practical and a good opportunity to meet fellow professionals who are engaged in the sector. I strongly recommend it.
Excellent in helping us to keep up with important developments in areas which we don't encounter on a daily basis.
An excellent "all in one" event.
Who'd have thought you could enjoy an accounting conference so much. A fascinating day. Thank you.
Lots of info all under one roof, excellent course.
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