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Non Profits

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Our services for non profits

Charities
Helping you serve your communities.
INGOs
We work with INGOs across the globe.
Risk
Governance, risk and control requirement advice.
Independent Schools and Academies
Leading advisors  to independent schools and academies.
Social Housing
Helping those who work in the social housing sector.
Resource library
Our reports, briefings and updates on the topical issues for Non Profits.
Charities
Helping you serve your communities.
INGOs
We work with INGOs across the globe.
Risk
Governance, risk and control requirement advice.
Independent Schools and Academies
Leading advisors  to independent schools and academies.
Social Housing
Helping those who work in the social housing sector.
Resource library
Our reports, briefings and updates on the topical issues for Non Profits.
What we do for you
  • Assurance and compliance
    Understanding your differing levels of assurance and delivering reviews that are more than compliance checks and consider value for money.
  • Change and transformation
    Implementing lasting sustainable change to achieve your strategic objectives.
  • Grant audits and reviews
    As the lead providers of audit and related services to charities we understand what the issues and challenges are both for the grant maker and grant recipient.
  • Performance
    Helping you to identify record and report what matters; taking account of critical success factors and your wider reporting needs.
  • Planning and strategy
    Supporting you to define your strategy and plan for its implementation.
  • Risk management
    Identifying the best risk assurance framework for your organisation – one that will drive your strategy’s implementation.
  • Support services
    Outsourcing services for your accounting and payroll services.
Benefits of working with us
  • Understanding the perspective of your key influence's
    We can help present financial information in ways which not only comply with complex Regulators’ requirements, but help stakeholders to grasp your story. This delivery can influence decisions made by funders, donors, trustees, beneficiaries and regulators.
  • Insights which tackle today and tomorrow’s conversation
    We have an extensive event programme which spans across all nine of our industries. Much of our training focuses on specific function perspectives e.g. fundraisers and trustees ensures that those attending leave not only with an understanding but practical guidance on how to fulfil their responsibilities.
  • Practical solutions to your issues
    We have seen the challenges and opportunities of working in your operating environment and we are able to take pragmatic positions and make realistic assessments based on our demonstrable experience with each of our industries.

Events

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Event Date Location Service Industry
01/07/2021Cheltenham
Non Profits
09/09/2021Cheltenham
Non Profits

Webinars

Crowe and IRM: Perspectives across the sector - the Nursing and Midwifery Council
We hear from the Nursing and Midwifery Council in the first of our risk management webinar series as they share their experiences of their COVID-19 response.
Emerging updates virtual conference
Focusing on the important emerging issues charities are facing as they navigate this challenging period, including guest speakers Liz Martins, UK Economist, HSBC and Caron Bradshaw, Chief Executive, CFG.
Trustee Essentials: Trustee responsibilities
Supporting charity Trustees -  our bite sized webinar will focus on the board of the future, managing uncertainty, improving performance and positioning for the future.
Charity VAT reliefs
Focusing on where VAT is not chargeable on charity costs and maximising the reliefs available and details where work on property can be relieved of VAT.
Improving efficiency and productivity
Focusing on the areas that charities need to address to improve their efficiency and productivity.
Internal Audit's response during COVID-19
Looking at the perspectives on the role of IA, along with risk issues which should be considered by management and internal audit and potential fraud risks and mitigation strategies.
Trustee Essentials: Reserves, going concern and reporting
We cover what Trustees should be considering with respect to reserves, going concern and financial statement reporting during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Governance for charities in a VUCA world
Delivering your charitable objectives and carrying out good governance in a VUCA world is far from easy, we explore the important areas you need to be addressing.
COVID-19 financial reporting issues for charities
This webinar will explain how to apply the accounting rules in a way that makes sense for your charity.
Charity VAT update
Keeping you abreast of the latest VAT news affecting charities and Non Profit bodies, including some positive updates on Making Tax Digital for VAT, cashflow, and other crucial issues. 
Demonstrating your charity's impact
We will explore impact reporting as an important tool for enabling organisations to improve their strategic and operational decision making by aligning these with the charity's strategic objectives.
Back to Basics: VAT for Housing Associations
Our series of six short webinars provide you with insight into some of the key VAT concepts for housing associations. 
Social Housing VAT update
Our update examines the key VAT developments in the last 18 months that affect the sector, and how providers of social housing can prepare for the changes ahead.
Housing Associations: VAT exemption for cost sharing 
What do the new rules mean for housings associations and how you can reduce costs for all parties. 
Making Tax Digital for VAT 2020
 Providing you with the additional MTD rules, and what you need to do to be ready for the impending deadlines in 2020.
VAT update for Schools
Providing you with practical insight into the VAT issues faced by schools e.g. 20% vat to school fees, supplies of school property, vat consequences, overseas agents and more.
VAT update for Schools
Practical insights facing schools, covering Making Tax Digital, school fees, school lets, common VAT errors, VAT registration and VAT consequences of setting up foreign schools. 
Students' Unions: HMRC challenge to exempt catering
HMRC appears to be going after Unions by categorising catering outlets as 'bars', we look at the arguments; how to try and defend your position.
Students' Unions VAT update
An update on the latest VAT news and challenges, and what to look out for to try and save money during these difficult times.
Students' Unions: HMRC challenge to exempt fundraising
Covering the background, why the case lost, past events treated as exempt, current/future events you run and VAT news affecting you.
Three lines of Defence model
A joint webinar with the Institute of Internal Auditors on the Three Lines of Defence (3LOD) model, its strengths and weaknesses.
VAT for Section 33 Bodies
An overview of the main issues on The VAT rules in VAT Act Section 33 covering Academies, Air Ambulances and Hospices are still relatively new for the sectors.
VAT saving in the welfare sector
Assisting organisations within the welfare sector to significantly increase VAT recovery in relation to their core services to Local Authorities and NHS Trusts.
Trade Union VAT update
Providing clarity to your VAT position, taking you through the must-do actions on compliance issues / potential opportunities.
Housing Associations: Making Tax Digital 2019
Incorporating all of the new information that has been issued by HMRC. Focusing on the issues that HAs are facing getting their records ready for MTD.
Charity VAT update 
Providing all of the latest tribunal judgements from HMRC which affect charities and non profit bodies along with Making Tax Digital for VAT and Brexit.
Making Tax Digital 2019
Taking you through the must-do actions, as well as providing practical examples and advice on meeting the imminent challenges of MTD.
Crowe and IRM: Perspectives across the sector - the Nursing and Midwifery Council
We hear from the Nursing and Midwifery Council in the first of our risk management webinar series as they share their experiences of their COVID-19 response.
Emerging updates virtual conference
Focusing on the important emerging issues charities are facing as they navigate this challenging period, including guest speakers Liz Martins, UK Economist, HSBC and Caron Bradshaw, Chief Executive, CFG.
Trustee Essentials: Trustee responsibilities
Supporting charity Trustees -  our bite sized webinar will focus on the board of the future, managing uncertainty, improving performance and positioning for the future.
Charity VAT reliefs
Focusing on where VAT is not chargeable on charity costs and maximising the reliefs available and details where work on property can be relieved of VAT.
Improving efficiency and productivity
Focusing on the areas that charities need to address to improve their efficiency and productivity.
Internal Audit's response during COVID-19
Looking at the perspectives on the role of IA, along with risk issues which should be considered by management and internal audit and potential fraud risks and mitigation strategies.
Trustee Essentials: Reserves, going concern and reporting
We cover what Trustees should be considering with respect to reserves, going concern and financial statement reporting during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Governance for charities in a VUCA world
Delivering your charitable objectives and carrying out good governance in a VUCA world is far from easy, we explore the important areas you need to be addressing.
COVID-19 financial reporting issues for charities
This webinar will explain how to apply the accounting rules in a way that makes sense for your charity.
Charity VAT update
Keeping you abreast of the latest VAT news affecting charities and Non Profit bodies, including some positive updates on Making Tax Digital for VAT, cashflow, and other crucial issues. 
Demonstrating your charity's impact
We will explore impact reporting as an important tool for enabling organisations to improve their strategic and operational decision making by aligning these with the charity's strategic objectives.
Back to Basics: VAT for Housing Associations
Our series of six short webinars provide you with insight into some of the key VAT concepts for housing associations. 
Social Housing VAT update
Our update examines the key VAT developments in the last 18 months that affect the sector, and how providers of social housing can prepare for the changes ahead.
Housing Associations: VAT exemption for cost sharing 
What do the new rules mean for housings associations and how you can reduce costs for all parties. 
Making Tax Digital for VAT 2020
 Providing you with the additional MTD rules, and what you need to do to be ready for the impending deadlines in 2020.
VAT update for Schools
Providing you with practical insight into the VAT issues faced by schools e.g. 20% vat to school fees, supplies of school property, vat consequences, overseas agents and more.
VAT update for Schools
Practical insights facing schools, covering Making Tax Digital, school fees, school lets, common VAT errors, VAT registration and VAT consequences of setting up foreign schools. 
Students' Unions: HMRC challenge to exempt catering
HMRC appears to be going after Unions by categorising catering outlets as 'bars', we look at the arguments; how to try and defend your position.
Students' Unions VAT update
An update on the latest VAT news and challenges, and what to look out for to try and save money during these difficult times.
Students' Unions: HMRC challenge to exempt fundraising
Covering the background, why the case lost, past events treated as exempt, current/future events you run and VAT news affecting you.
Three lines of Defence model
A joint webinar with the Institute of Internal Auditors on the Three Lines of Defence (3LOD) model, its strengths and weaknesses.
VAT for Section 33 Bodies
An overview of the main issues on The VAT rules in VAT Act Section 33 covering Academies, Air Ambulances and Hospices are still relatively new for the sectors.
VAT saving in the welfare sector
Assisting organisations within the welfare sector to significantly increase VAT recovery in relation to their core services to Local Authorities and NHS Trusts.
Trade Union VAT update
Providing clarity to your VAT position, taking you through the must-do actions on compliance issues / potential opportunities.
Housing Associations: Making Tax Digital 2019
Incorporating all of the new information that has been issued by HMRC. Focusing on the issues that HAs are facing getting their records ready for MTD.
Charity VAT update 
Providing all of the latest tribunal judgements from HMRC which affect charities and non profit bodies along with Making Tax Digital for VAT and Brexit.
Making Tax Digital 2019
Taking you through the must-do actions, as well as providing practical examples and advice on meeting the imminent challenges of MTD.

Contact us

Pesh Framjee
Pesh Framjee
Partner, Global Head of Non Profits
London