Diane Sim

Charity Fund Management Survey 2015: Bumpy road ahead

2 Nov 2015 | Diane Sim

Following two years of strong performance, increasing volatility is testing charities’ appetite for risk, finds Diane Sim.


Charity Fund Management Survey 2015: Bumpy road ahead

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Charity shops

Charity shops have had a tougher year than any in the previous decade. David Ainsworth tracks the key trends.

Ian Allsop

Will a new vehicle help drive returns for charity investors in pooled funds? Ian Allsop investigates the Charity Authorised Investment Fund.

David Mobbs, chief executive of Nuffield Health, who is the highest earner

Britain’s top-100 charity chief executives are earning more than ever before. Are they worth it, or – as tabloids would have us believe – are charities wasting public money? Emily Corfe investigates.   

Women on boards

There is a continuing improvement in the gender balance on the boards of large charities, but the chair is still a male-dominated role, reveals Emily Corfe.

Diane Sim

Large charities are increasingly adopting strategies to optimise their mix of internal, external and pro bono legal support, finds Diane Sim.

Charity Banking Survey 2015: rising to the challengers

With the large high street banking groups splintering and new players eyeing their customers, the UK banking sector looks set for another shake up, finds Diane Sim.

Finance staff

A business partnering approach has enabled finance staff to progress from back-office number crunchers to frontline advisers, finds Diane Sim.

Charity Insurance Survey 2015: Premium rates

Charities should regularly review their insurance provision and monitor evolving areas of risk, says Ian Allsop.

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