How can a charity remove a name from their bank account…?

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Financial Governance Legal Management

Meet our Expert Ben Clossick Thomson – Barrister Ben is a barrister specialising in intellectual property and commercial litigation at Arnold & Porter.  In addition to advising on copyright, trade mark, design, patents and breach of confidence matters, Ben regularly assists charities in resolving legal disputes.       “How can a charity remove a … Continued

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Why is it important to determine if someone is a volunteer or an employee/worker?

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Legal Management

Meet our Expert Louise Strom – Associate at Arnold & Porter (UK) LLP Louise is an Associate at Arnold & Porter (UK) LLP. Her background is in dispute resolution, and she now specialises in regulatory and contentious life science matters. She maintains an active pro bono practice and has advised several charities and NGOs on wide … Continued

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Is it okay to say no to a donor who wants to visit a project to which they donated?

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Management Practical

Meet our Expert Conchita Garcia – Head of Projects and Fund Development, Foundation for Social Improvement Conchita began her career in the charity sector after joining her first small charity where she gained experience in project management, fundraising and PR. Within the FSI Conchita is responsible for planning and delivering projects as well as raising funds … Continued

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As the UK economy begins to recover, what can charities learn from the recession years?

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Financial Management Practical

Meet our Expert Kimberley Scharf – Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick Kimberley Scharf is Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick. She is also co-founder and President of Public Economics UK (PEUK), Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), and the IFO Institute at the Center for Economic Studies … Continued

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What should a charity look for when assessing different bank accounts?

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Financial Management

Meet our Expert Carolyn Sims – Head of Banking, Charity Bank  Carolyn is head of banking for Charity Bank. She previously worked in the City for a European Bank where she provided finance for affordable housing projects mainly. She is committed to supporting third sector organisations and the work that they do and consequently is … Continued

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Under what circumstances can or should a charity refuse a gift or donation?

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Fundraising Management Practical

Meet our Expert Frances Barnwell – Managing Associate, Farrer & Co.  Associate Director of Legal Services Oxford University; joined Farrer & Co in 2010. Frances has a wealth of experience in handling a wide range of contentious and non contentious matters arising in higher education including complex issues relating to constitution and governance and the impact … Continued

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It is hard to prioritise when life is pressured. How can we break out of this cycle?

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Management Practical

Meet our Expert David Saint – Chairman, Action Planning David established Action Planning in 1990 after a 16 year fundraising career, and is recognised as one of the not-for-profit sector’s leading authorities on strategy, management and fundraising. David is a member of the Institute of Fundraising, former Chairman of EU Consult, a trustee of Andrews Charitable … Continued

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When should a charity borrow money and what does a lender look for?

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Financial Management

Meet our Expert Carolyn Sims – Head of Banking, Charity Bank  Carolyn is head of banking for Charity Bank. She previously worked in the City for a European Bank where she provided finance for affordable housing projects mainly. She is committed to supporting third sector organisations and the work that they do and consequently is … Continued

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Funding core costs is always a problem. What is the best way to tackle this?

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Core costs Financial Management

Meet our Expert David Saint – Chairman, Action Planning David established Action Planning in 1990 after a 16 year fundraising career, and is recognised as one of the not-for-profit sector’s leading authorities on strategy, management and fundraising. David is a member of the Institute of Fundraising, former Chairman of EU Consult, a trustee of Andrews Charitable … Continued

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