Ward Williams Charity Newsletters

Our specialist newsletter highlighting important and current issues that may affect charities is prepared by Ward Williams twice a year. If you would like to receive a copy please email: charities@wardwilliams.co.uk

Charity Newsletter - Spring 2021

  • Budget 2021
  • Trustee guidance
  • Fraud and the pandemic
  • Charity governance
  • AGM guidance
  • Charity model accounts
  • Filing the annual report
  • Fundraising disclosures
  • Going concern reporting
  • Off-payroll working
  • Responsible investment
  • Corporate transparency and register reform

Charity Newsletter - Winter 2020

  • Covid-19 update
  • How to report serious incidents
  • Fraud and the pandemic
  • Fundraising guidance
  • Transparent and accountable governance
  • Diversity in the charity sector
  • Independent examination
  • Enhanced register of charities
  • Revitalising trusts
  • The Charity SORP
  • Filing the annual report
  • Charity SORP Information Sheets
  • Future charity SORP developments
  • Accounting for operating leases
  • Gift aid and trading subsidiaries during the pandemic
  • VAT and digital media
  • VAT and supplies of e-publications
  • Charities and the HMRC Trust Registration Service
  • Corporate Governance and Insolvency Act 2020

Charity Newsletter - Spring 2020

  • Coping with the impact of Covid-19
  • Looking forward
  • Serious incidents involving a partner
  • How to report serious incidents
  • Preventing charity fraud
  • Charitable companies and the PSC Register
  • Safeguarding update
  • Documenting decisions made by trustees
  • Charity SORP - Second edition
  • Charity SORP Information Sheets
  • Future charity SORP developments
  • Off payroll working
  • Cultural tax reliefs
  • Gift Aid process for charities using text donations

Charity Newsletter- Autumn 2019

  • Oxfam and the implications for all charities.
  • Revised Fundraising Code of Practice published.
  • Related party transactions.
  • Independent examination.
  • Cyber crime.
  • Revitalising Trusts programme.
  • Charity governance.
  • Gift policy.
  • Brexit related issues.
  • Legacy notifications.
  • Charity SORP reform.
  • Charities SORP (FRS102) Update Bulletin 2.
  • Charity Tax Commission report.
  • VAT: Making Tax Digital.
  • Gift Aid and donor benefits.
  • Register of charitable trusts.
  • Sexual harassment.

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