Sponsored ContentLloyds 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… Cuts and competition: Is the future local? The Carillion collapse has drawn attention to failings in the procurement system, which suggests a need to rethink public services from the bottom-up, giving individuals and communities a say in the way services are designed and delivered… Is your manager measuring up? The Conundrum - Once upon a time, investors appointed fund managers to make them money. Life was simple: clients expected a return better than they could achieve from leaving cash on deposit.
See all articles
Charity Financials InsiderCharity finance teams: What the changing face of payments means for you
When deliberating the adoption of any new payment method, there are a number of issues that charity finance teams will need to consider to ensure they bring benefits rather than headaches...How to avoid corporation tax traps in the charity sector
Charities benefit from favourable tax reliefs and exemptions; however, you must first qualify for them. This is especially the case for corporation tax. If you do not qualify for it, you’re in danger of facing an unexpected tax bill…4 red flags of insider fraud in charities
Insider fraud is a growing issue in the charity sector. The Charity Commission estimates that over a third of all frauds are internal, committed by staff, volunteers and trustees and it fears these figures are just the tip of the iceberg…See all articles