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Savile charity to challenge victim compensation scheme

31 Jul 2014 | Alice Sharman

The Jimmy Savile Charitable Trust has been granted permission to appeal against the agreed system of compensation for victims of the presenter, despite not being obliged to pay any money out itself.

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Sightsavers income up 26 per cent to just under £200m

The income of international development charity Sightsavers is up 26 per cent to just under £200m since 2012, according to its 2013 accounts.

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 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.

Ray Jones

Ray Jones, head of accountancy policy at the Charity Commission, has taken voluntary redundancy and will step down in the summer after over a decade in the role.

Basically it looks like the government stuffing public money into their friend's pockets without actually expecting them to do anything for it.

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Financial Reporting Council to investigate Cup Trust's auditors

The Financial Reporting Council has extended its investigation into the Cup Trust to include its auditors, Hillier Hopkins LLP.

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.

Charities back international accounting standard

Charity accountants around the world support the development of an international accounting standard for non-profit organisations, according to a report published today.

 One in 11 charities late filing financial documents with Charity Commission

One in 11 charities which must file accounts with the Charity Commission is currently late submitting financial information, according to the Commission register.

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