18 Sep 2014
The sector’s code of good governance is no longer fit for purpose for large and complex charities and ought to be updated by its authors, according to CFG trustee and former Charity Commission policy chief Rosie Chapman.
Two separate Statements of Recommended Practice are needed to govern charity accounts, according to a consultation analysis published today by the Charity Commission and the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.
Michael Brougham looks at common errors made by independent examiners and the problems these can cause.
Christopher Stephen-Haynes assesses independent examination as a form of external scrutiny for smaller charities.
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.
Charity regulators may replace the current Sorp with two separate sets of guidance when a new version is published this year, according to the head of accountancy policy at the Charity Commission.
M&A activity among mid-tier audit firms is creating new challengers in the charity audit hierarchy, finds Diane Sim.
7 Oct 2014
26 Nov 2014
12 Feb 2015