Foundation Charity Finance - London - FULLY BOOKED

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018, 09:00 - 16:45


This popular one day introductory course is aimed at people who are comfortable with finance matters, and concentrates on what is different in the world of charity finance.

What will the course cover?

The main sessions focus on accounting under the SORP and the direct tax and VAT regimes. Other topics include the annual report, audit, fraud, investments and charity sector financials. This is predominately a taught day but with time for questions and discussion throughout.
Charity participants will find it helpful to bring their annual report and accounts with them.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • those new to charities but have some previous commercial or financial experience
  • those who have worked in charities for a while but have no formal finance training
  • treasurers, finance staff or chief executives who want an overview of charity finance.

* Please note - this course is for registered charities only. *

This course is run in association with BDO.

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09.00-09.30 Arrival and registration
09:30-10.00 The (Financial) Framework
10.00-11.45 Financial Reporting and Annual Report
11.00-11.15 Refreshment break
11.45-12.30 Annual Report
12.30-13.00 Investment
13.00-13.45 Lunch
13.45-14.30 Audit and Fraud
14.30-15.45 Tax
15.00-15.15 Refreshment break
15.45-16.45 VAT
16.45 End

Venue Details


BDO LLP, 55 Baker Street, LONDON, W1U 7EU

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Bookings & Prices


  • CFG Charity Member - £128.00
  • Non CFG Member Charity - £158.00

Terms and Conditions:

Written notice of cancellations up to 21 days before an event will incur a 25% administration fee. After this time period, a 100% cancellation charge will apply. Substitutions (i.e. name changes) for the course booked can be made free of charge.

CFG reserves the right to cancel any event two weeks prior to the event date. You will be entitled to a full refund or given the opportunity to transfer to an alternative date. However we regret that we cannot refund any travel or accommodation costs incurred by delegates. CFG accepts no liability if an event is cancelled or postponed for reasons beyond our reasonable control resulting from an act of God, governmental regulation, fire, war, terrorist activity or civil commotion.

It may be necessary for reasons beyond our control to change the date, time or the venue at any time prior to the event date. If this occurs you will be informed of changes and given the opportunity to cancel or transfer to an alternative date.

CFG reserves the right to amend the content of the programme or the speakers where necessary without consulting booked delegates.

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