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An insider’s guide from Richard Bray to the bodies shaping the future of charity accounting.
HMRC will no longer require large charities to comply with its onerous senior accounting officer rules, after discussions with accounting firm BDO and charities Barnardo’s and Cancer Research UK.
Paul Knight reveals how BDO and a group of major national charities agreed an analysis with HM Revenue & Customs that will take nearly all charities out of the Senior Accounting Officer rules.
So B&B operators cannot refuse gay couples a bed in their own home yet banks can assume muslim organisations might be laundering money for terrorists without any criminal act being proved. Its a strange world.
Charities whose supporters receive a lot of mail from other charities attribute this cross-over to their supporters choosing to be generous to multiple causes or featuring on cold lists of likely donors – not the swapping of donor data by charities.
Royal Mail figures released to civilsociety.co.uk show for the first time the extent to which some charity donors are being bombarded with mail by organisations keen to win or retain their support over the busy Christmas and New Year period.
Some are up, some are down, some are staying put. The Charity Market Monitor 2011 finds that while events fundraising has flatlined, other income streams are either more or less profitable than before. Cathy Pharaoh discusses some of the top trends from 2009/2010.
Is confessing to the public that your fundraising is facing trouble an example of transparency, or could it make ‘emergency’ fundraising the norm? Rob Dyson suggests charities should be careful of crying wolf.