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3 steps to taming intercompany accounting

Whether you are a not-for-profit or a commercial organisation, intercompany accounting has received increased attention from auditors, regulators and accounting standards boards in recent years....

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Covid is changing how the charity sector works

Twenty per cent of charities are looking at downsizing and / or closing offices due to Covid-19. In a snapshot that reveals how the pandemic...

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Heritage and culture bodies receive share of £18m

The funding is part of the government's £1.6bn Culture Recovery Fund, which was set up to support struggling organisations during the Covid-19 crisis. Over 50...

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Hundreds of charities call on government for emergency fund

Leading charities are calling on the UK government to create an emergency support fund for the third sector. Household names including Cancer Research UK, Comic...

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Grants for heritage projects available

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has reopened applications for project grants from £3,000 to £5million. National Lottery Grants for Heritage is the UK’s largest funding...

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Free legacy fundraising training

Bursaries and advice, worth thousands of pounds, is being offered to charities to support attracting legacy donations. Three award schemes have been launched by the Legacy...

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50 funders commit to being more open

A campaign being coordinated by the Institute for Voluntary Action Research (IVAR), with support from London Funders and a group of UK foundations and charities...

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Charity trading subsidiaries in landmark ruling

After a 4 year legal battle, the Court of Session ruled that the New Lanark Trust’s trading subsidiaries, New Lanark Hotels and New Lanark Trading,...

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Cloud Doing Good wins international award

Cloud Doing Good, who specialise in the charity and not-for-profit sector, has been recognised by Oracle NetSuite for helping charities. Oracle NetSuite awarded Cloud Doing...

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4 budgeting tips for finance teams

During the Covid-19 crisis executives are pushing their finance teams to more quickly and decisively make decisions. To deliver this requires timely and up-to-date budgets....

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Is charging service users the route to sustainability for some charities?

Generating income is a challenge for most charities. The pandemic and subsequent lockdown have brought a stop, or at best a stop/start interruption for fundraising...

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Chartered Institute of Fundraising publishes wellbeing resource

The Chartered Institute of Fundraising has published a new wellbeing and fundraising resource. It is designed to help fundraisers look after their own and their...

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