Martin Aitken & Co attended and supported this year’s The Gathering event. This free annual event was organised by SCVO and provided valuable insights into Scotland’s vibrant third sector. At this event, Martin Aitken & Co presented an essential guide to financial regulations for 2013 and David Davison of Spence & Partners gave a review of pensions. To view these presentations, simply click the links below:
The Gathering PowerPoint Presentations:
Charity Financial Regulation Update 2013 and Pensions Review - Adrienne Airlie
The Gathering Pension Presentaion - David Davison
We are major providers to the charity sector and have a variety of working charity and charitable trust clients. Our charity team lecture on charity accounting and management at events such as The Gathering.
Whatever your charity structure, be it Limited company or SCIO Trust we provide advice and assistance in the implementation of suitable accounting systems, payroll preparation and VAT returns. We can supply a management accounting service either online or “traditional” format to help monitor and grow your charity and provide a full year end service in preparing, auditing or independently examining accounts to comply with HM Revenue & Customs or statutory requirements.
Whatever the size or nature of your organisation, we can assist you with your statutory compliance and safeguard against potential problems.
Our highly trained and skilled audit staff will ensure that we conduct the audit to the levels required by the regulations and legislation.
Our charity team is fully knowledgeable and have up to the minute information on any changes to the statutory regulations relating to audits that could have an adverse implication on your charity.
We are registered to carry on audit work in the UK by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.
Details about our audit registration can be viewed at www.auditregister.org.uk, under reference number 0358.
VAT is a complex issue for many charities and, in particular, has many implications for trading and property owning charities. Our work for charities includes a review of VAT and how it affects each charity on an individual basis, both now and in the future, depending on its programmes and projects. Please contact our charity team for more information.