Volunteering Community members have professional liability insurance for UK volunteering activities included as part of their membership fee.
Six online training modules covering the duties, obligations, operational and strategic considerations of trustees.
Read the latest news, views and opinions on ICAEW and CABA's dedicated website connecting charities with finance professionals in the volunteer sector.
Connect and discuss the latest issues with other Community members by joining our dedicated Volunteering LinkedIn group exclusively for Community members.
Charity regulation and legislation
Reporting a modified audit or independent examination opinion as a serious incident to the relevant UK charity regulator.
Updated guidance for trustees to report serious incidents to the Charity Commission.
The Charity Commission’s guide to the key duties of all trustees of charities in England and Wales, and what trustees need to do to carry out these duties competently.
The Charity Commission’s questions provide a useful guide for trustees to identify any areas of weakness.
The Treasurer’s role is an important one which is vital to the well being of any charity. It is also a very rewarding role which needs to be widely recognised and acknowledged.
Charity Commission guidance explaining the basics of financial responsibility when running a charity. It covers everyday financial management and broader resource issues such as staff and volunteers.
Charity Commission guidance for trustees explaining what is involved in an independent examination of a charity’s accounts and when a charity can opt for an independent examination in place of an audit.
The purpose of this page is to give you an overview of key membership considerations when thinking about volunteering and also to make you aware of ways in which ICAEW can support you in your volunteering role.
Becoming a school governor provides you with a unique opportunity to develop skills in budgeting, HR, marketing, PR, change management, strategic planning as well as the softer skills needed for effective team working such as influencing, coaching and communication skills.
NCVO resources for volunteers. Includes extensive resources on managing charities, events, courses, research and news relevant to the charity sector.
Past newsletters and consultations
Features and articles published in the February 2019 edition of ICAEW's Volunteering Community Newsletter.
Features and articles published in the November 2018 edition of ICAEW's Charity & Voluntary Newsletter
From ICAEW's volunteering blog
Margaret Cooney expains how London Plus became the ‘hub’ body for the capital’s 120,000 plus voluntary and community organisations that form part of civil society in London.
ICAEW's Head of Charity & Voluntary Sector, Gillian McKay, celebrates the role of the London Marathon as one of the UK’s biggest single fundraising events in the year that will see the amounts raised for charities since its inception in 1981 break the £1 billion mark.
In early 2019, the charity Getting on Board launched free guidance for the charity sector: How to Recruit Trustees for your Charity – a Practical Guide. Its CEO, Penny Wilson, explained what prompted the guidance and how it could help to change the way charity leaders are recruited.
Lynn Cadman speaks about ICAEW's new trustee training modules
Poppy Bragg gives nine reasons why volunteering is the New Year’s Resolution to make (and keep) in 2019
Jayne Hill of CABA writes about how to stay well during the festive period and highlights how volunteering can help with your mental health.
Trustees’ Week 2018 is taking place 12 – 16 November and is a chance to celebrate all things trustee-related. Here are Lynn Cadman's ‘confessions’ of a new trustee
As Trustees' Week 2018 begins we thought we’d correct a few of the myths surrounding trusteeship. By Lynn Cadman.