#UKCharityWeek 2018 helps to support not-for-profit organisations

At the beginning of December, a number of charity fundraising and awareness events took place to celebrate #UKCharityWeek 2018, an event designed to encourage donors to support third sector organisations. The week, which was supported by charity partners Cure Leukaemia,

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Charities invited to ‘have their say’ on the new Charities SORP

The Charity Commission has launched its first consultation to seek views on how best to reform the process for developing the Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP). The regulator said it welcomes recommendations for any necessary changes to ensure SORP “remains

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Keep your charity safe from fraud this Christmas

This Christmas, charities are being urged to protect themselves against a new kind of ‘CEO fraud’ which The Charity Commission claims is being carried out using festive gift cards. Recent reports to the UK’s national fraud reporting centre, Action Fraud,

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How will Brexit affect the pound? Moneycorp take a look at what the vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal could mean for the sterling

As we build up to December 11th and the vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal, it appears we are no closer to knowing whether the deal will be agreed on and signed in time for the UK to leave the

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Concerns that law firms are missing out on a “significant” amount of work

Law firms are missing out on a “significant” amount of work because they are failing to effectively follow up on leads, new research has revealed. First4Lawyers, which published the research, found that while just over a third of law firms

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Legal sector still plagued by cybercrime

Nearly a third of all law firms report being targeted by scammers in the last 12 months, a new report has revealed. The finding forms part of the Law Society’s annual professional indemnity insurance survey (PII), warning law firms about

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Law firms need to be ready for December price publication deadline

The Law Society of England and Wales has warned legal firms to prepare and plan ahead for this year’s deadline to publish price and service information. From December, all law firms are required to publish price and service information on

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Government commits to continued aid funding in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit

The Government has confirmed it will commit to funding the post-March 2019 outputs of any programme funded from the ECHO’s core budget should the UK leave the European Union in a “no-deal” scenario. The measure, published as part of its

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Law Society publishes growth warning should the UK “crash out” of EU

Legal businesses should prepare to take a hit in their growth should the UK “crash out” of the EU, the Law Society has said. In a new report, the regulator said almost £3 billion could potentially be “stripped” from the

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Committee consults on extension of R&P charity accounts

A working group within the Charities SORP Committee has recommended that reporting standards for small charities should be simplified. The SORP Committee guides the development of the Charities Statement of Recommended Practice, which provides guidance on financial accounting and reporting

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