11 episodes

The CFG Podcast brings together charity finance professionals, leaders and experts to explore key issues in charity finance and the sector.

Charity Finance Group is the charity that inspires a financially confident, dynamic and trustworthy charity sector - find out more about us at http://www.cfg.org.uk.

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The CFG Podcast brings together charity finance professionals, leaders and experts to explore key issues in charity finance and the sector.

Charity Finance Group is the charity that inspires a financially confident, dynamic and trustworthy charity sector - find out more about us at http://www.cfg.org.uk.

    How to think like a CEO with Rob Williams and Nicki Deeson

    How to think like a CEO with Rob Williams and Nicki Deeson

    Ahead of their session at the CFG Annual Conference, CEO of War Child Rob Williams and Leadership Coach and Business Mentor Nicki Deeson join CFG’s Joanna Strumilowska to explore overlap areas and differences in thinking between CEOs and finance directors, an especially relevant issue during COVID-19. View the presentation slides for this podcast at https://cfg.org.uk/podcast

    • 13 min
    Writing an effective investment policy for your charity

    Writing an effective investment policy for your charity

    Whether you’re looking to review your charity’s investment policy or starting from scratch, this episode will help you to understand the essentials. David Ainsworth speaks to Isobel Fraser and Ian Enslin from Waverton Investment Management who provide some helpful guidance and top tips when it comes to preparing your charity’s investment policy.

     


    Disclaimer: Nothing that we say in this podcast is prescriptive and we are not providing specific investment or legal advice. Investors should be aware that investing comes with its risks, and that the value of your investments can go down as well as up. 

    • 27 min
    Getting to grips with impact investment

    Getting to grips with impact investment

    If you’re beginning to explore charity investing or have years of experience in this space, there’s valuable food for thought in this podcast, especially for charity finance professionals, senior leadership teams and trustees. CFG’s David Ainsworth was joined by Ben Palmer of the Brooks Macdonald Charities team to discuss some of the key trends and issues around impact investing, and how charities can develop a positive and inclusive approach. 

    • 30 min
    Public story and personal impact – Amnesty International

    Public story and personal impact – Amnesty International

    International Finance Director Nicki Deeson speaks to Richard Sagar from CFG about the well-documented challenges facing Amnesty International, and discusses the personal impact within the organisation.

    • 24 min
    The next steps for Gift Aid

    The next steps for Gift Aid

    Paul Winyard, Senior Policy Officer at NCVO speaks to CFG’s Richard Sagar about the work of the independent Charity Tax Commission and their recommendations for Gift Aid reform.

    • 18 min
    Where are we now with Gift Aid?

    Where are we now with Gift Aid?

    Richard Bray of Charity Tax Group and Cancer Research UK talks to CFG’s Richard Sagar about the Gift Aid landscape, with a practical and strategic look at this important tax relief, the role of online giving and technology, and the future of Gift Aid in the sector.

    • 25 min