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Annual return consultation
- 25 Jul 2022
The Charity Commission is consulting on changes to the Annual Return (AR). Here’s why we encourage charities to make their voices heard before the closing deadline of 1 September.
Public trust in charities 2021
- 29 Jul 2021
The Charity Commission’s latest findings on trust in charities show that the sector’s efforts during the pandemic have been noticed: public trust in charities in England and Wales is on the rise (now 6.4/10, up from 6.2 in 2020) and approaching its 2014 peak, and only doctors and the police scored higher than charities.
Kids Company: Mismanagement claims thrown out
- 30 Jun 2021
More than five years ago, Kids Company suddenly closed its doors and faced intense scrutiny and criticism for its financial management and governance. Now claims brought on by the Official Receiver against the charity’s former trustees, and its founder and former CEO Camila Batmanghelidjh, were thrown out by the court.
International volunteering in a global pandemic?
- 29 Apr 2021
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?
Recruiting charity trustees - a practical guide
- 2 Dec 2019
The charity Getting on Board has just launched free guidance for the charity sector: How to Recruit Trustees for your Charity – a Practical Guide. We asked CEO, Penny Wilson, what prompted the guidance and how it could help to change the way charity leaders are recruited.
Volunteers Week 2018 - take a look at some stats about volunteering
- 10 Dec 2018
As we celebrate Volunteers Week 2018 we look at some of the stats relating to volunteering…
Professional liability insurance for UK volunteering activities
- 14 Dec 2015
From 1 January 2016 all ICAEW Charity and Voluntary Sector Group members will have Professional Liability Insurance for their UK volunteering activities included as part of their membership fee.