Finance

We aim to provide the sector with up-to-date information and guidance to help with sustainable financial management.

Basic finance tutorial videos

22 Feb 2022Denise Copeland Governance and Charity AdviceCharity Annual Reporting, Finance, Governance

NICVA has developed a series of tutorial videos to help treasurers and trustees of small to medium sized voluntary led organisations understand the basics of financial record keeping and good financial governance.

How to prepare annual accounts (R&P)

17 Feb 2022Denise Copeland Governance and Charity Advice, Charity Annual ReportingResources, Webinar Recordings, Finance, Charity Annual Reporting

This tutorial video will help you to understand how to prepare your annual accounts on the receipts and payments basis.

How to keep books of account

17 Feb 2022Denise Copeland Governance and Charity AdviceResources, Webinar Recordings, Finance

This tutorial video will help you to understand the basic rules and principles for good financial management in your organisation.

Basic finance tutorial videos launched

17 Feb 2022Denise Copeland Governance and Charity AdviceFinance, Governance

NICVA has developed a series of tutorial videos to help treasurers and trustees of small to medium sized voluntary led organisations understand the basics of financial record keeping and good financial governance.

Annual reporting requirements for registered charities update

17 Feb 2022Denise Copeland Governance and Charity Advice, Charity Annual Reporting, Charity RegulationFinance, Annual Reports, Charity Regulation

Annual reporting for all registered charities is reinstated now that the Charities Act (NI) 2022 has received royal assent. 

Online donations financial best practice - resources and recording

7 Feb 2022Sandra Bailie Fundraisingcashless giving, digital fundraising, Webinar Recordings, webinars, Finance

As part of the #DigitalFundraising series in December 2021 Tony Clarke delivered a session on financial best practice with online donations. This resource summarises the key points and includes the recording of the webinar.

Trustee training series, 2022

7 Jan 2022Denise Copeland Governance and Charity Advice Training and Skills DevelopmentGovernance, Charity Annual Reporting, risk assessment, Finance

This series of online training is designed specifically for charity trustees and those staff whose work contributes to the good governance of the organisation. 

Working from home tax relief: Tax year 2021-2022

22 Apr 2021Eamonn McKee Employment and HR (COVID19)Finance, Covid-19

If you’re working from home, even if it’s not full-time, you can now make a tax relief claim of up to £125 for the new 2021-22 tax year.

Reserves policy guidance

19 Jan 2021Denise Copeland Governance and Charity Advice, Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)Governance Advice Notes, Finance

A reserves policy helps trustees to justify holding appropriate levels of financial reserves to protect against future uncertainties. It is something which various stakeholders may be interested in viewing from time to time.

Working from home tax relief

5 Nov 2020Eamonn McKee Employment and HR (COVID19)Finance, Covid-19

Employees working from home due to COVID19 are eligible to apply for tax relief up to £125