Category: Sectors

Updates to the Charity Governance Code


The Charity Governance Code aims to help charities and their trustees develop high standards of governance. The code is developed by a steering group made up of 200+ charities, individuals and related organisations and is…

Dormant Assets Scheme expanded to further support charities


Hundreds of millions of pounds of dormant assets will be “unlocked” to support charities throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the Government has confirmed.

Commercial property: Demand for industrial and logistics space continues to grow


Demand for industrial and logistics space has continued its upward trajectory over the past 12 months, despite the challenges faced by the coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest research.

Property: House prices reduce in October before a spike in November as market hots up ahead of stamp duty holiday deadline


House prices reduced from record highs in October, before a 1.2 per cent increase in November as people look to complete property transactions before the end of the stamp duty holiday in March 2021, according…

Coronavirus: Experts are ‘cautiously optimistic’ about the future of the commercial property sector


Experts believe that the UK commercial property may be over the worst of the impact felt by the coronavirus pandemic, stating that there are reasons for cautious optimism in the sector.

What do I need to know about buyouts and Employee Ownership Trusts?


There are many different ways in which a business can be acquired, and there are several key ownership structures that businesses follow, but what do you need to know about buy-outs and Employee Ownership Trusts?

Charity Commission publishes new “five-minute guides” to help trustees cope with COVID-19 pandemic


The Charity Commission has published a range of new “five-minute guides” to help trustees get up to speed with their regulatory and accounting obligations.

More than 8,000 not-for-profit organisations share funding through Coronavirus Community Support Fund


Over 8,000 not-for-profit organisations have received grant funding of £200 million to support them throughout the coronavirus pandemic, new figures have revealed.

Accountants warn that “sudden and dramatic” changes to Capital Gains Tax could distort taxpayers’ behaviour and affect the housing market


St Albans-based accountancy firm, WMT Chartered Accountants, has warned that changes to Capital Gains Tax (CGT) recommended to Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, by the Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) could distort taxpayers’ behaviour and affect the…