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Mitigating risk: How does your charity fare?

Ken Young

26 January 2017

Wilkins Kennedy’s Charity Seminars have become a popular feature in the annual calendar. Our aim is to bring together a number of not-for-profit organisations and charities and discuss with them any issues affecting their sector. With such a vast number … Read More >>

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A time for giving…

Ken Young

17 December 2016

At Christmas time, many people think about giving a little something to charity. Both individuals and business alike can do their bit to spread some Christmas cheer, but you might want to consider a health warning: You or a relative … Read More >>

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Charities Seminar: Tax traps and Trustees

Ken Young

27 September 2016

As a firm, Wilkins Kennedy holds regular seminars aimed at the charities sector, following an identified need to address the availability of information to the sector. We particularly find this to be the case in our Guildford and Heathrow offices, … Read More >>

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Charities seminar comes to Southampton

Adam Wilson

04 March 2016

On 1st March 2016, the first of a series of seminars for charities was held at Botleigh Grange in Southampton, following on from the success of the seminars hosted by WK’s Guildford office. We usually hold our events at Chilworth … Read More >>

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Fundraising is a “team sport”

Ken Young

28 January 2016

Wilkins Kennedy’s charity seminar held yesterday morning at the Talbot Inn in Ripley was another great success. Almost 40 guests came along to hear three speakers including myself; I was joined by Louise Morris, Director of Fundraising at the Woking … Read More >>

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Giving Gift Aid for Christmas

John Howard

20 December 2015

The average online charitable donation increased 15% in the run-up to Christmas 2014 and there is no doubt that the festive season brings with it goodwill and sharing with those less fortunate. With Christmas nearly upon us, many charities will … Read More >>

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Have yourself a charity Christmas

Bruce Elkins

13 December 2015

As many of my friends and colleagues will know, 2015 has been a milestone year for me. Not only have I marked a close to 25 years of fundraising by completing a series of challenges, my overall aim was to … Read More >>

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Charity Finance Summit Reflections

Andrew Norman

19 October 2015

I was very pleased to again present at the annual Charity Finance Summit held in London on 8 October. As one of the WK resident experts on charity accounting issues, I was privileged to lead two breakout sessions at the Summit: … Read More >>

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Ebenezer Scrooge Had Little In Common With Modern Day Accountants Like WK

Michael Tizard

25 December 2014

Christmas wouldn’t be complete without a nod to Charles Dickens’ 1843 novel ‘A Christmas Carol’, and its notorious miser and misanthropist, Ebenezer Scrooge. Mr Scrooge is arguably one of the most famous accountants of all time; an association the profession … Read More >>

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Can Lord Nelson teach us a thing or two about leading charities to victory?

Michelle Wilkes

24 October 2013

All high jumpers used to jump forwards, until one dared to jump backwards, according to the latest TV ads, but it appears that more historical figures have been challenging the rules long before Dick Fosbury. As Lord Horatio Nelson led … Read More >>

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