Category: Charity and not-for-profit organisations

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning


Last week, our team took part in an elongated version of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support, with five days of coffee and cakes in the office. The event was a great…

Third round of Culture Recovery Fund announced in wake of coronavirus pandemic


A third round of grants for the Culture Recovery Fund has been announced to support not-for-profit organisations and businesses This will include an additional £300 million of grants and funding The third round aims to…

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.

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.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – help and support for charities


In these difficult times the Charity Commission is providing specific advice to the charity sector. In this update, we summarise the advice announced so far. As more details emerge, we will update this webpage. Please…

Making Tax Digital for charities


From 1st April 2019 most VAT registered organisations have had to implement MTD however the commencement date for certain VAT registered charities was deferred to 1st October 2019.  If you are VAT registered and are:…

Have you received a tax return request from HMRC?


Over the last few weeks HMRC has informed 3,000 charities that it will require them to complete a tax return this year. The returns requests are being sent to charities making large gift aid claims…