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Charity Financials InsiderCharities increase cash levels by half a billion pounds
New report from Charity Financials reveals that in 2017-18 charity cash levels exceeded £16.7 billion, a considerable growth on the £16.2bn reported in the previous financial year…In conversation with Martin Miles, Chief Financial Officer at the British Heart Foundation
Martin explains the challenge of gift aid, the importance of improvement over perfection and the necessity of shining a light on risk mitigation practices within the charity sector…10 VAT bear traps for the charity sector
VAT is quite possibly the most complex and expensive tax that most charities have to deal with. There are many potentially problematic areas. The following are my top ten examples of common bear traps...See all articles