7 Jul 2015
Former Thomas Cook chief executive Harriet Green said she will donate more than £3m of a £10m shares payout to a charity chosen by the parents of two children who died on a Thomas Cook holiday in 2006.
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.
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.
Pesh Framjee considers the practical impact of changes to the Sorp, with a particular focus on the important area of income recognition.
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.
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.
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.
Might the two-Sorp regime be over almost as soon as it has begun? Helena Wilkinson thinks it is quite likely.
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