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Blog // 20/09/2017

Fundraising Regulator Updates 2017

The new Fundraising Regulator continues to take steps to eliminate perceived abuses in the fundraising sector. In particular attention is being focused on incorrect use of data or inappropriate approaches to individuals. The aim is to rebuild trust between the charity sector and the general public damaged by recent fundraising scandals. What is the Fundraising […]

Blog // 20/09/2017

What you need to know about Financial Services in September 2017

Another month has passed in the Financial Services world, the ongoing Brexit conversations dominate the news as a plethora of surveys show contrasting impacts on the sector. Elsewhere, Apple’s next step into finance is delayed and the FCA publishes PS17/19 on PSD implementation. Brexit and its impact on Financial Services The concern is that by […]

Press // 18/09/2017

Menzies in the media – August 2017

As part of Menzies commitment to sharing #BrighterThinking our teams of accounting and business advisors have been providing their opinions on some of the leading hot topics raised within some of the UK’s leading national, regional and specialist press titles. Here follows a summary of Menzies in Media for August 2017. ACCOUNTANCY | FINANCE | […]

Blog // 15/09/2017

What a difference a day makes – Pensions auto-enrolment

Since the commencement of the auto-enrolment process all employers had been given a pre-defined staging date. September 2017 presents the last month of this stage, with the latest staging date given to the remaining employers yet to auto-enrol, of 1st February 2018. Overnight on the 30th September 2017, the auto-enrolment rules transition from giving employers […]

Blog // 14/09/2017

The new Charity Governance Code

The latest version of the Charity Governance Code was published in July with different versions for large and small charities (with a typical threshold suggested of £1m of income for large charities). It is also suggested that the code can be applied to other not-for-profit organisations delivering a public or community benefit. Application of the […]