Gareth Jones

It's tough being a small (or medium-sized) charity

1 Dec 2015

Gareth Jones looks at the funding of the charity sector and some of the reasons why its future could be perilous.


It's tough being a small (or medium-sized) charity

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Further Sorp uncertainty

Sudhir Singh and Simon Erskine look at the implications of two new consultations on the accounting of charitable companies, and how these create further uncertainies over the new Sorps.  

New accounting Sorps are finally published

The two new Statements of Recommended Practice (Sorps) that will apply to all charities that prepare accruals accounts for years beginning on or after 1 January 2015, have been published today.

Sorp 2015: Recognising income

Pesh Framjee considers the practical impact of changes to the Sorp, with a particular focus on the important area of income recognition.

Ray Jones

The process of recruiting charity trustees is “too opaque” and needs reform, the outgoing head of accountancy policy at the Charity Commission has said in an interview with Charity Finance magazine.

Charity Finance was (and is) a truly proper read for anyone working in this industry. It was like Daniel himself - decent, informative, full of integrity and with a sprinkling of humour to lighten the load.

» Daniel Phelan: Publisher, editor, social entrepreneur, intellectual

Ray Jones: Setting the standards

Ray Jones steps down as head of accountancy policy at the Charity Commission this summer. He tells David Ainsworth how financial reporting has changed since 1992.

Sorp approved for publication, could be available next month

The charities Statements of Recommended Practice have been approved for publication by the Financial Reporting Council, the Charity Commission and the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator announced today.

Will the Sorp be strangled at birth?

Might the two-Sorp regime be over almost as soon as it has begun? Helena Wilkinson thinks it is quite likely.

A two-Sorp future explained

Richard Weaver considers the impact two Sorps could have on the sector.

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