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Charity Administration Handbook

By: Don Bawtree, Kate Kirkland
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Published: 28-06-2018
Format: Paperback
Edition: 6th
Extent: 992
ISBN: 9781526502087
Imprint: Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
RRP: £90.00
 

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About 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

Table Of Contents

Part 1 SETTING UP A CHARITY

1: Setting up a charity
2: Legal structure
3: The governing document
4: Registration

Part 2 GOVERNING A CHARITY

5: The governing body
6: What is charity governance?
7: The roles, duties and responsibilities of charity trustees
8: Honorary officers
9: Recruitment and induction of trustees
10: Personal liability and trustee indemnity insurance
11: Holding and custodian trustees
12: Incorporation of the board of trustees
13: Lessons from corporate governance

Part 3 MANAGING REGULATION

14: Charity regulators in the UK
15: Annual returns and serious incidents
16: European Union legislation
17: Data protection
18: Advertising
19: Land and buildings
20: Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults
21: Terrorism
22: Compacts

Part 4 MANAGING CHARITY FINANCE

23: Accounting: General requirements
24: SORP: Accruals accounts
25: Groups and joint ventures
26: Funds
27: Reserves
28: Trustees' annual reports and reviews
29: Audit and examination
30: Internal control and audit
31: HMRC investigations
32: Corporation and other taxes
33: VAT

Part 5 GENERATING INCOME

34: Generating income
35: Individual giving
36: Legacies
37: Fundraising events and entertainment
38: Lotteries
39: Charity shops
40: Commercial partners
41: Income from grants and contracts
42: Investment income
43: Borrowings
44: Tax-effective giving

Part 6 MANAGING CHARITIES

45: Setting strategy
46: Risk management
47: Insuring against risk
48: Managing charities engaged in campaigning and political activities
49: Managing grant-making charities
50: Managing charities with branches
51: Managing charities with overseas activities
52: Managing charities that conduct research
53: Managing registered providers of social housing
54: Exploiting the internet
55: IT planning
56: Local authorities
57: The hallmarks of an effective charity

Part 7 MANAGING STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS

58: People management
59: Recruiting and developing staff and volunteers
60: Contract of employment
61: Working hours and holidays
62: Sickness absence and sick pay
63: Pay and benefits
64: Expenses
65: PAYE administration
66: Family-friendly legislation
67: Employee data protection rights
68: Disciplinary and grievance procedures
69: Health and safety
70: Insuring staff and volunteers
71: Whistleblowing
72: Protection from harassment
73: Termination of employment
74: Discrimination
75: Transfer of Undertakings Regulations
76: Union membership and collective rights

Part 8 WINDING UP A CHARITY

77; Mergers
78: Closing down
79: Insolvency

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