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Access Foundation to invest endowment in social investment

24 Aug 2016 | Emily Corfe

Access: the Foundation for Social Investment has announced it will put its endowment from the Cabinet Office into investments intended to create social return.

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 Oxfam faces 20 per cent spending hit following Brexit, warns fundraising director

Oxfam will have to spend up to 20 per cent more to help the same amount of beneficiaries, following a drop in the value of the pound after the referendum result, its director of fundraising said earlier this week.

Commission proposes overhaul of independent examination rules

The Charity Commission has launched a consultation on proposed new directions for independent examiners assessing charities.

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.

A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.

» Former Citizens Advice chief David Harker dies

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.

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.

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