Starting the New Financial Year on the Right Foot

Robust financial management is vital so charities can protect themselves against financial difficulties or abuse, and meet the needs of their beneficiaries.

There’s no better time than the start of the new financial year to assess your charity’s financial situation and financial controls, to see how you can improve them. Doing this is key to making sure that your trustees are able to protect the charity’s assets and resources.

The Charity Commission has recently updated their Charity finances: trustee essentials (CC25) guidance to help trustees and charity staff get to grips with the basic areas of financial management. It also links to more detailed guidance on a number of areas.

DCAS – our services are continuing

DCAS Logo 01aAlthough we, along with most of you, are no longer funded by Derby City Council, we have received funding from Foundation Derbyshire

Fortunately, we are not totally reliant on external funding to run our services, and we continue to work with up to 150 groups within the Voluntary Sector in Derby and Derbyshire

If you need any help or advice on financial matters, please get in touch with us here