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  • Charity Commission Inquiry Review

    21 May 2018

    Helen Harvie reviews a selection of recent Charity Commission inquiry Reports from the last few months and draws together some relevant themes for the sector.…

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  • The Care Database

    21 May 2018

    In this article Aimee Royale, Communications Officer at Children’s Hospice Shooting Star Chase, shares how the charity used its own expertise to develop a database product which furthers its own charitable objects and has created an invaluable new income stream.…

    Articles
  • Time for a Governance Check-Up?

    02 November 2017

    You may already be aware that the long-awaited update to the code of governance for charities (“the Code”) – developed by a steering group of charity umbrella bodies – was published in July this year.…

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  • Data Protection Weather Warnings (GDPR)

    07 June 2017

    It has been heavy data protection weather for charities for some time. It was December last year when the ICO fined the RSPCA £25,000 and the British Heart Foundation £18,000 and there were further fines for 11 more big charities...…

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  • The Charities Review Issue 1

    07 June 2017

    Welcome to the inaugural issue of our Charities Review; I hope you will find it an interesting and useful read!…

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  • Barlow Robbins Annual Charity Forum 2017

    07 June 2017

    Over 100 of our clients and professional colleagues joined us at Pennyhill Park Hotel, Bagshot, on Monday 8 May for our Annual Charities Forum.…

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  • Where next for the Charity SORP?

    31 May 2017

    The 2015 Charity SORP was introduced for reporting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2015. As we move through 2017, the good news is that most charities should have prepared at least one set of accounts under the new regulations, and the pain of transition is behind us.…

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  • The Future Of Legacy Giving

    31 May 2017

    The number and value of legacies left in wills has increased over the past decade and now represents more than £2 billion of income for charities in England & Wales.…

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