Positive Social Change

What is positive social change? Not all change is good and not everyone agrees about what is positive. So hear is what we mean: People addressing poverty and social exclusion working towards a more equal society enabling and encouraging participation in the arts enabling and supporting healthy lifestyles, physical activity and good diet campaigning against and educating people about prejudice …

How to prepare Charity Accounts

We have had over a year of the new SORP now so mist charities should already have prepared accounts under the new regime. In case you missed it, the Charity Commission published a guidance sheet on implementation issues earlier this year, which contains advice on common quandaries encountered. The sheet is advisory only. The new disclosure of funds received as …

Charity Governance Code

The good governance code was updated earlier in the year. It is not too long, is well written and readable and is a really practical guide on how to do a good job as a charity trustee. It has been developed by a group representing various different national charity organisations and is free to access. https://www.charitygovernancecode.org/en

March of the Mummies

Thousands of Mums took to the streets in cities across the UK today to demand the fairer treatment of Mums and families. Up to 54,000 new mothers are forced out of their jobs when returning to work from maternity leave (according to the European Human Rights Commission) You may have heard our friend and client, Joeli Brearley, talking about the …