Sponsored ContentNew world disorder? ‘There are these two young fish swimming along and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says “Morning, boys. How’s the water?” And the two young fish swim on for a bit, and then eventually one of them looks over at the other and goes “What the hell is water?”’ – David Foster Wallace, This Is Water, 2005 3 ways to measure your charity’s investment performance Charities have different objectives when it comes to investments and this will be reflected in their differing investment policies. However, all charities should be looking at similar measurements to determine the overall performance of the fund… Lloyds Bank Foundation: Investing in charities As part of its response to the Civil Society Strategy consultation, Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales brought together leading sector organisations to highlight their key priorities for a new strategy. Caroline Howe, Policy and National Programmes Manager at Lloyds Bank Foundation tells Charity Financials Insider why…
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Charity Financials InsiderWhy support is key to helping charities maximise their investment returns
In January, a report from the National Voluntary Council Organisation (NCVO) warned that charities should expect a difficult financial year and that a combination of factors, including ongoing Brexit negotiations, tight government budgets and a slow economy would continue to add pressure on beneficiaries and front-line services…43% of charities have not changed auditor in the last 10 years
The latest Charity Financials Audit Spotlight report uncovers the landscape of auditors used by the top 5,000 UK charities between 2017 and 2018. It also analyses the current fees by income band and highlights the top auditors used by charities today…What questions should trustees ask about finance?
As a trustee, your role involves keeping on top of the legal and regulatory sides of an organisation, just as much as the financial. While finance is my day job, and one that I truly love, I know that for most trustees the thought of poring over accounts is not what draws them to the role. But what does it take to become a good trustee...?See all articles