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.

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 …

March of the Mummies, 31st October 2017 – The Motherhood Plan

On Tuesday 31st October at 12 midday, families across the UK will march for better protections and support for mothers. Organised by Third Sector Accountancy client, The Motherhood Plan, the demonstrations will take place in 6 cities – London, Manchester, Belfast, Cardiff, Newcastle and Glasgow. People will dress up as mummies (the walking dead kind!) to represent the archaic legislation that …

Leeds Bread

Here’s a great video about one of our clients Leeds Community Bakery (AKA Leeds Bread Co-operative) made by another one of our co-operative clients Blake House! Enjoy! (also, their bread is amazing)