‘SORP Made Simple’ opens Birmingham seminar series for charity finance professionals

9th February 2017, 9.30am – 13.00

etc Venues, Maple House, 150 Corporation Street, B4 6TB, Birmingham

Sayer Vincent, the award-winning firm of auditors and chartered accountants specialising in charities, social enterprises and not-for-profit organisations is kick starting its 2017 series of training events in Birmingham with a seminar entitled, ‘SORP Made Simple’ on 9th February 2017.

This half day event is ideal for finance professionals and teams working in charities, social enterprises and not-for-profit organisations who want to gain a better understanding of how to prepare accounts in accordance with the Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) also known as the charity SORP, as well as the changes and issues emerging from the adoption of SORP 2015. » Continue reading news item ... “‘SORP Made Simple’ opens Birmingham seminar series for charity finance professionals”

More companies embracing trustee programme to develop talent as Step on Board places 100th Trustee

To kick start 2017, Trustees Unlimited and the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), have announced that the 100th trustee has been appointed through ‘Step on Board’, their board-level trustee development programme, a figure they say highlights the growth in the number of companies encouraging their employees to become trustees.

First launched in November 2014, Step on Board connects professional people with charities and organisations with a social or environmental mission that need their professional skills. » Continue reading news item ... “More companies embracing trustee programme to develop talent as Step on Board places 100th Trustee”

Brains and beauty come together for charity fundraiser at Fortnum and Mason

Brains and beauty come together for a champagne and food fuelled evening fundraising quiz in the beautiful setting of Fortnum & Mason on 30th March 2017 in aid of the Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation (nsif) and the Rooprai Spinal Trust.

The cost for a team of 6 is £210 (£35 per head) and includes:

* Bowl food and wine during the quiz
* A glass of champagne on arrival
* Team entry

With BBC sports presenter Rob Bonnet acting as quiz master, the evening promises to be a fun-filled battle of the brains.  » Continue reading news item ... “Brains and beauty come together for charity fundraiser at Fortnum and Mason”

Pollinating the Peak project wins £25,000 in national competition

Pollinating the Peak – an initiative to transform the Peak District and Derbyshire into a flagship of action and knowledge for bumblebees and wild pollinators – has won funding of £25,000 in the national Aviva Community Fund competition.

The judges announced the Bumblebee Conservation Trust-led project as winner on 10 January, scoring it highly against very strong competition. Pollinating the Peak reached the finals by securing more than 13,500 votes in an online public vote last autumn. » Continue reading news item ... “Pollinating the Peak project wins £25,000 in national competition”