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The latest articles for Volunteering Community members.

Trust is baked into the Charity Commission’s purpose


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.

‘I believe volunteering is definitely a skill’


As part of ICAEW’s coverage of Volunteers’ Week, Deloitte Assistant Manager Nikita Shah spoke with ICAEW Insights about how volunteering has helped mould her into the person she is today.

Charities: bespoke needs, bespoke banking


ICAEW member and CAF Bank CEO, Alison Taylor, has many years’ experience in corporate banking leadership roles, but says the sweet spot for her is where charity connects with the private and public sectors.

Rebuilding trust in charities


The reputation of the charity sector is at risk: in order to restore lost faith and regain the trust of individuals and communities, the sector will need to communicate and engage with its supporters in new and innovative ways.

International volunteering in a global pandemic?

UK Social Enterprise Accounting for International Development have been sending accounting and finance professionals, including many ICAEW members, on volunteer assignments across the globe for more than 10 years. But what happens when overseas travel becomes impossible, practically overnight?

The Trustees’ Annual Report: Going beyond compliance to win your supporters’ trust

The Charities SORP (FRS 102) and Charity Commission guidance outline the key areas that small and larger charities need to cover in their annual report, but charities may wonder whether the extra effort of going beyond compliance would pay dividends in the long term.

Trustee recruitment: Free resources to improve your board’s recruitment cycle

Reach Volunteering has recently launched a website to support trustees with free guidance and tools to actively manage the board recruitment cycle and to increase diversity.

SORP Development – 15 review topics agreed for the Charities SORP Update

Following feedback from the SORP engagement strands, the SORP Committee has agreed 15 topics to be reviewed as part of the process for updating the SORP.

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