Don’t Miss the Deadline!

Don't forget the Deadline for Charity Commission returns. It is the worst time of the year for many charities but help is at hand. The Charity Commission has updated its guidance on how to complete the annual monitoring return with helpful screenshots of the online return. The Charity Commission has identified that October and January are two peak periods in which charities must submit their annual monitoring return to the charity register. If your registered charity's financial year is 1 Apri...
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PEACE of Mind

At this time of great national uncertainty the prospect of BREXIT and especially a No Deal BREXIT has caused near panic in certain quarters. It is often hard to discern political spin and point scoring from genuine practical problems however it is safe to say that no other area of the UK will be as effected by BREXIT as Northern Ireland. PEACE of Mind for the Third Sector in Northern Ireland While agriculture and the small business sector have been most vocal it is the community and vol...
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War and all that Follows

Thinking of those who served in the Armed Forces and the nation's covenant with them. Making good on that national commitment. A recent Christmas present, the biography of Jason Fox entitled 'Battle Scars' set me thinking about debt owed to those who served their country. While the headlines of Iraq and Afghanistan play large in the media, we know little of these men and women's battles after they return home. The Title says it all Jason Fox speaking at a local book launch The memo...
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