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Charity Administration Handbook 6th ed


ISBN13: 9781526502087
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847669889
Published: June 2018
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £90.00



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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 regulations has been published
  • 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 is to be published in early 2017
  • New rules of payments to trustees have been published
  • New content on fundraising through social media will be included
  • The Common Reporting Standard has a new requirement for 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 Donation Scheme will be included
  • There is a new requirement to hold Register of People with Significant Control
  • More diagrams/precedents/checklists are included

Subjects:
Charities
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