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Could you help schools this Volunteers’ Week?
- 24 May 2023
1-7 June 2023 is Volunteers’ Week, a time to celebrate the invaluable contribution that volunteers make. This coincides with the point of the year that many professionals across the country are considering their professional development plans: could volunteering as a school governor offer the development opportunity you are looking for this year?
Join our virtual Charity Conference (19-20 January 2023)
- 29 Dec 2022
ICAEW's annual Charity Conference has been designed to prepare you with the knowledge and inspiration to succeed with vital accounting, governance and taxation updates affecting the charity sector and inspiring keynotes.
Could you go Back to School as a school governor?
- 9 Sep 2022
Find out why finance professionals from across the country should consider going back to school themselves… by volunteering as a school governor.
Why school governing boards urgently need volunteers with finance expertise at this time…and how you could help!
- 21 Jun 2022
Thank you to all those accountants who currently govern in a school or academy. If you don’t and you’ve ever thought about using your financial skills and experience to give something back to the next generation, there is no better way to do it than becoming a school governor or academy trustee. With such significant change in the economy and school structures, it is an exciting time to sign up and make a difference – through the DfE funded Inspiring Governance service.
Why become a charity trustee
- 30 Dec 2021
Most charities are keen to recruit a chartered accountant to their board because their financial skills and business acumen can prove invaluable to building an organisation’s financial sustainability. In return, most trustees find their role rewarding, and enjoy learning new skills and building new networks.
Charting a path to more fulfilling careers and a stronger society
- 7 Dec 2021
Did you know only an estimated 10% of UK accountants volunteer their time and skills to non-profits each year? At Charterpath our mission is ambitious – to see 50% of all accountants giving two days a year to skills-based volunteering.
The rise of micro-volunteering
- 31 Mar 2021
If you want to offer support to your community or a local charity but are short of time, how can you lend a hand?
Skills-based volunteering with Cranfield Trust
- 21 Jan 2021
Cranfield Trust was founded in 1989 to provide pro bono management consultancy to UK charities using volunteers from the business community. Originally, this consisted of support with business plans, however there are now many ways to volunteer, especially for ICAEW members who have a wide range of transferable skills.
Make giving back your New Year’s Resolution
- 31 Dec 2020
Now more than ever, volunteers are needed to support the charity sector through the challenging times ahead. Charities have seen their income from trading and community fundraising fall sharply during the coronavirus crisis and need help to balance their reduced resources with increased demand in the coming months.
Case study: Accountants as school governors - how your expertise can help
- 10 Dec 2018
All businesses need accountants – and that includes schools. From financial planning, to scrutinising budgets, to holding senior leadership to account, schools rely on their governing body. School governors are the largest volunteer force in education, but thousands of primary and secondary schools across the country need volunteers to bring their skills to a governing board.