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- 29 Jun 2023
- Kristina Kopic, Head of Charity and Voluntary Sector, ICAEW
Charities play a vital role in society, providing a diverse range of services. People’s goodwill and generosity remain the lifeblood of the sector, but this is at risk if the public misunderstand what charities do and how they operate.
- 25 Jul 2022
- Kristina Kopic, ICAEW
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.
- 29 Jul 2021
- Kristina Kopic
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.
- 30 Jun 2021
- Kristina Kopic
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.
- 29 Apr 2021
- David Busby, Volunteer Services Manager at Accounting for International Development (AfID)
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 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.
As we celebrate Volunteers Week 2018 we look at some of the stats relating to volunteering…
- 14 Dec 2015
- The ICAEW Volunteers team
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.