Annual reporting and auditing

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Creating an annual report is best practice for any organisation or group and a regulatory requirement for charities.

Annual reporting for charities:

England & Wales:

For Scotland:

For Northern Ireland:

Independent auditing of your accounts

It’s useful for a group to have its accounts looked at by someone who is not part of the group. It gives the whole group, and external organisations (funders, donors, etc), assurance that the group’s money is being well managed.

The examiner’s report provides a useful summary for the treasurer to present to the group at the Annual General Meeting (AGM). The Resource Centre provides useful advice on the Examination of accounts.

For England & Wales:

For Scotland:

For Northern Ireland:

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