What's in December 2016's issue of Charity Finance?

01 Dec 2016 News

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This month's Charity Finance looks at strategy, and how charities should approach long-term strategy development during uncertain times. It also includes articles on the importance of integrating risk into strategic planning, and how the Access Foundation is driving social impact throught its investment portfolio and programmes. It also features the annual charity audit survey.


Cover theme

  • Setting a direction: Sally Bagwell explores the ways charities can approach long-term strategy development during uncertain times
  • Are you ready for change?: Steve Harris outlines how Leonard Cheshire Disability is boistering its strategy for the future
  • The role of risk: It is important to integorate risk into your strategic planning, says Alyson Pepperill

Audit Survey 2016

  • A perfect storm: A difficult funding enivronment, enhanced reporting requirements and hostile media attention are creating a challengin climate for charities, finds Diane Sim


  • Raising the bar: How are charities responding to the new fundraising environment? A Charity Finance roundtable gathered some of the people tasked with meeting this challenge
  • Hitting the bullseye: Jane Oliver explains the Access Foundation's strategy of driving social impact through its investment portfolio and programmes


  • Great expectations: The new directions for independent examination are asking too much of practitioners, says Chris Harris
  • Neglected networks: Charities should use their network of supporters and volunteers to fill IT gaps, argues Mary McKenna
  • Time to look forwards: Simplify your management accounts and make sure you're always looking forward, says Mark Salway


Closing time

  • Sneer sightedness: As a strange year comes to a close, it's time to restore public trust in the sneering liberal elite, says Ian Allsop

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