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Annual Training Event March 06, 2013

Directory of Social Change, London

Up-to-date changes in:

• Gift aid
• Charitable tradingWhat’s new in Charity reporting and regulation

Tony Austin is a Chartered Accountant and was a tax partner at Mazars. He is now an independent tax consultant specialising in advising charities on tax efficient giving, the tax implications of trading and sponsorship and the use of trading subsidiaries. He contributes to magazines, reference books and other publications and regularly lectures on these subjects. He also provides technical advice to the Charities Tax Group for changes to the direct taxation of charities.

Journey in a moving charity world:

• What has recently happened
• What is on the horizon

Andrew Hind is professor of charity governance and finance at Cass Business School, editor of Charity Finance magazine and a Baring Foundation trustee.  Initially trained as a chartered accountant, for 25 years he has been at the centre of civil society development here and overseas.  This has included: finance and corporate services director at Barnado’s; deputy chief executive at ActionAid ; co-founder of Charity Finance Directors’ Group (1987) & chair (1992-94); author of The Governance and Management of Charities (1995); first chief executive of the Charity Commission (2004-10); Charity SORP Committee chair (2005-10); directing the Charity Commission’s international programme; trustee for a wide range of charities (e.g. The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund, VSO, Unicef UK).

Signs of the times:

• Charity mergers and collaborative working
• Social media and fundraising

Sylvie Nunn is a partner in the Charity and Social Economy Team at specialist firm Wrigleys Solicitors LLP.  She advises on charity law matters including setting up charities, charity mergers and restructuring, charity trading and trading subsidiaries, charity governance and fund-raising.  She is recommended for charity law advice by The Legal 500’s 2012 directory and was recognised by Chambers & Partners as a "rising star" in 2008.  She is a member of the Charity Law Association and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), and is involved with the Charity Tax Group.  She is a trustee of the Autism Research Trust.

Today and tomorrow:

• Current issues in charity accounting
• SORP – the future?Going concern

Nigel Davies is a qualified accountant and is Technical Secretary to the Charity SORP Committee and Deputy Head of Accountancy Policy at the Charity Commission.  As Technical secretary to the SORP Committee he prepares technical papers for the Committee and comments for the Commission on IPSASB and IASB consultations. He leads for the Commission on accountancy related collaborations with umbrella organisations, professional accountancy institutes and technical panels and working parties.  He regularly speaks at events and conferences on charity accounting issues and publishes articles on charity accountancy matters.

Price & Booking Information

CPF Members £55 per delegate

Others £70 per delegate