Charity shops 'more popular than eBay', according to survey
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Charity shops 'more popular than eBay', according to survey

27 Feb 2015 | Hugh Radojev

A survey conducted by nfpSynergy has found that Britons prefer to shop at charity shops rather than using online marketplaces like eBay or Gumtree.

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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.

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.

He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

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.

Going global on financial reporting?

A new study has investigated the appetite for a global charity reporting standard, report Louise Crawford and Gareth Morgan.

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