Tania Mason is group editor at Civil Society Media.
She has been a journalist for 20-odd years and has specialised in the charity sector since 2003. Her experience has included stints on Third Sector, Marketing and PrintWeek magazines as well as agency work involving court reporting and occasional doorstepping of celebs for the tabloids. She started her career with five years on a daily newspaper in New Zealand before moving to London in 1993.
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The British Universities Finance Directors’ Group respond to the proposed January 2012 implementation date for new accounting standards.
Responding to the proposed January 2012 implementation date for new accounting standards, many in the industry called for the ‘one-stop-shop approach’ so that those preparing accounts only have to consult one bit of guidance, not several.
Responding to the proposed January 2012 implementation date for new accounting standards the Association of Accounting Technicians suggested that the Public Benefit Entity Standard should be supplementary to the full international reporting standards, to be used in instances where the international standards are either deficient or not appropriate for public benefit entities.
Tania Mason summarises the responses to the Accounting Standards Board’s consultation on the future of UK GAAP.
One is also a little concerned that, with the appointment of Peter Clarke, the Charity Commission is setting itself up as a kicker of the Islamicist can. An odd pastime for a Charity Commission.
The founder of bedrooms business Dreams has set up a new charity which is developing a 12-acre property in Buckinghamshire that he hopes will become home to up to 30 different charities.
The story in last week’s national newspapers accusing directors of the charity E-Act of making extortionate expense claims proves that the expenses issue remains a threat to the sector’s reputation, according to IT consultant John Tate.
A new model of charity shop that opened in south London last week intends eventually to give its customers the opportunity to choose the organisations that benefit from the takings.