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Charity Administration Handbook

Authors: Don Bawtree and Kate Kirkland

ISBN: 9781526502100

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Publication Date: 2018

Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional

Charity Administration Handbook

Charity Administration Handbook

Charity Administration Handbook provides all the information needed to set up and run a charity or non-profit organisation effectively. Written in a non-technical and accessible way, this book is an essential reference work for charity administrators and their professional advisers.

Completely restructured to follow the lifecycle of a charity from start up to dissolution, this title also uses helpful signposts and cross-references throughout to make it user-friendly and easy to navigate.

The comprehensive coverage includes:

  • Setting up a charity
  • Governing a charity
  • Managing charity regulation
  • Managing charity finance
  • Generating income
  • Managing charities
  • Managing staff and volunteers
  • Winding up a charity

There have been many developments since the previous (5th) edition, as follows:

  • New fundraising regime has been introduced
  • New Charities Act 2016 has been published
  • Charities SORP has been updated (Charities SORP (FRS 102)/Charities SORP (FRS 102) Update Bulletin 1)
  • New Northern Ireland regulatory regime has been implemented
  • There have been audit rule changes (eg new guidance on independent examination of charity accounts and whistleblowing)
  • New charity governance code has been published
  • New guidance on conflicts of interest has been published
  • New content on fundraising through social media will be included
  • The Common Reporting Standard is a new requirement for many charities who are investment entities to report any payments made to tax residents outside the UK, under the
  • Automatic Exchange of Information requirements
  • Consultation on benefits under gift aid will have been finalised
  • Changes to retail gift aid and the Small Donations Scheme will be included
  • There is a new requirement to hold Register of People with Significant Control
  • More diagrams/precedents/checklists are included

Typeset by Compuscript Ltd, Shannon

Printed and bound by CPI Group (UK) Ltd, Croydon, CR0 4YY

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