The Charities Conference 2016

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Course Content:


The Irish Community, Voluntary & Charitable Sector - Setting the Scene

  • Terminology
  • Some Basic Facts
  • Benefacts
  • Other Research
  • TCD 2006 - Hidden Landscapes Report
  • Challenges and Realities
  • Public Trust and Confidence
  • Current Situation
  • Sector Strategy re Trust? The Triple Lock for Charities
  • Sector Strategy re Commissioning and Funding
  • Sector Strategy to Ensure Independence of Boards
  • Sector Strategy responding to Regulation
  • New Era of Multiple Regulation
  • Challenge: Re-understanding Public Benefit Trusteeship
  • Sector Claims
  • Summary

Speaker: Ivan Cooper, The Wheel


Governance - Beyond the Code

  • Governance
  • Management
  • Introducing a Code of Good Governance
  • Governance Code Development Group
  • The Code - Five Principles of Good Governance
  • The Best Boards
  • Sample Principles but Different Implementation
  • The Steps to Comply

Speaker: Ivan Cooper, The Wheel


Navigating the Regulatory Environment

  • The regulatory landscape prior to the Charities Act 2009
  • The current regulatory environment in the context of the Charities Act 2009
  • Regulation in the UK – what we can learn
  • Looking to the future with regulation

Speaker: Cormac O'Ceallaigh


SORP Meets Companies Act 2014 - Presentation of Financial Statements

  • Introduction
  • The Directors / Trustees Report
  • Directors / Trustees Responsibilities Statement & Auditors Report
  • Statement of Financial Activities
  • Balance Sheet
  • Statement of Cash Flows
  • Accounting Policies
  • Notes to the Financial Statements
  • Conclusion

Speakers: Des O'Neill & John Murphy, OmniPro


Audit Issues for Charities

•    The Charity Audit Overview
•    Planning your Charity Audit
•    Charity Audit Risk
•    Completeness of Income in Charities
•    Audit Execution

Speakers: Des O'Neill & John Murphy, OmniPro


Current Tax Issues for Charities

  • Income Tax/Corporation Tax
  • Capital Gains Tax (CGT)
  • Paye/PRSI/USC
  • PSWT
  • Relevant Contracts Tax (RCT)
  • Value Added Tax (VAT)
  • Stamp Duty
  • Donations
  • Revenue Audits

Speaker: Frank Green - Mazars


Accounting Issues for Charities Under SORP & FRS 102

•    If applicable the principal adjustments where a change in accounting policy is required on adoption of FRS 102 Charities SORP
•    Certain accounting requirements for charities
•    General accounting examples under FRS 102 and Charities SORP
•    Note from an accounting perspective –much of SORP is a replica of FRS 102 (Section 34 etc.). In general not many accounting adjustments on transition

Speakers: Des O'Neill & John Murphy - OmniPro


Directors' Duties - The Companies Act 2014 Impact

Charities Act 2014 Charity Directors Duties

  • Companies Act 2014 Implications
  • Charities Act 2009
  • Charities Regulatory Authority
  • Charity Audits

The Companies Act 2014 Meets the Charities Act 2009

  • Part 18 – Companies Limited by Guarantee
  • Part 16 –Designated Activity Companies
  • Part 16/18/2 ‐ Conversion Requirements
  • Part 4 –Corporate Governance
  • Part 5 –Duties of Directors and Other Officers
  • Part 6 – Financial Statements, Annual Return & Audit

Speakers: Des O'Neill & John Murphy, OmniPro

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Program Details
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  • Code:
    OPCHCO16
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