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Citizen’s Advice Scotland denies report it is ‘on the brink of collapse’

24 May 2016 | Emily Corfe

Citizen’s Advice Scotland has denied reports it is “on the brink of collapse”, following allegations by a Scottish charity publication it could soon close.

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Regulators outline plans to require professional advisers to report on more matters

The three UK charity regulators have opened a joint consultation on a revised list of “significant matters” that auditors and independent examiners must report.

Annual reports 'too often treated by trustees as compliance exercise'

Charity annual reports often reveal little about governance and are treated by trustees as “a compliance exercise”, the head of accountancy services at the Charity Commission has said.

Nick Brooks stepping down as head of not-for-profit at Kingston Smith

Accountancy firm Kingston Smith has announced that Nick Brooks is stepping down and will be replaced by Neil Finlayson as the firm’s head of not-for-profit.

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A research consultation has been opened today into the future of the charities Statement of Recommended Practice, the financial guidance which governs charity accounts.

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.

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Eight new entrants in list of UK's 100 largest charities

There were eight new entrants to the Charity 100 Index this year, including the Canal & River Trust at 23 in the first year that the charity was eligible.

OSCR now publishing Scottish charities' accounts

Charities based in Scotland with incomes over £25,000, as well as all Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisations, which file accounts after 1 April, will have their accounts published on the OSCR website.

True and Fair Foundation to publish report criticising charity shops and gift aid

The True and Fair Foundation is to publish another report criticising large charities for being inefficient, this time focusing on gift aid and other reliefs claimed by charity shops.

Sector criticises 'embarrassingly poor report' from True and Fair Foundation

NCVO, the Charity Finance Group and the Charity Retail Association have all criticised the latest research report from the True and Fair Foundation for having fundamental flaws.

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