Snowdon hydro weir (credit: National Trust/John Miller)

National Trust will sell green energy back to supplier

24 Apr 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

The National Trust has launched a renewable energy trading company to sell electricity generated on its land back to its supplier, as part of the charity's plan to save £4m per year on its energy costs.


National Trust will sell green energy back to supplier

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Going global on financial reporting?

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

Regulators recommend two Sorps but reject disclosing chief executive pay

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.

Charity Commission investment consultations update

Debbie Nunn summarises the Charity Commission’s recent consultations on a range of investment issues.

Common mistakes made by independent examiners

Michael Brougham looks at common errors made by independent examiners and the problems these can cause.

Charities and social enterprises will get to scale in health - if they are given a chance. The improvements that they can deliver are huge.

» Philanthropy is in a 'sorry state' Ronnie Cohen tells charity leaders

Independent examination - maintaining trust in smaller charities?

Christopher Stephen-Haynes assesses independent examination as a form of external scrutiny for smaller charities.

Regulators could publish two Sorps

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.

Decision time for the Sorp

We’ll definitely have a new Sorp in 2014. Ray Jones and Nigel Davies suggest we may even have two.

Charity Audit Survey 2013: Shuffling the pack

M&A activity among mid-tier audit firms is creating new challengers in the charity audit hierarchy, finds Diane Sim.

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