Not For Profit

The Not for Profit group is committed to delivering a high quality service to our clients and also providing support and expertise to developing the sector as a whole.

This sector is a core part of our business and we specialise in the following areas:

  • charities
  • universities
  • further education colleges
  • independent schools
  • academies
  • housing associations
  • industrial and provident societies
  • trade unions
  • membership associations
  • clubs
  • other not for profit bodies.

We have a national team of knowledgeable specialists that consistently form effective partnerships with our diverse clientele working from seven regional locations around the UK.

Our involvement in the sector is extensive, including: membership of a number of key sector bodies including the Charity Finance Group, ACEVO, the British Universities Finance Directors' Group, and the National Housing Federation; providing a varied and topical national seminar programme for the not for profit sector; contributing to the sector's thinking by being involved in sector studies and commenting for the trade press; sitting on regulatory technical boards including SORP Committees, Higher Education Audit Liaison Group, the CIPFA Housing Panel; and producing regular technical literature including newsletters and factsheets keeping our contacts up to date as and when changes arise; and being thought leaders demonstrating our in-depth knowledge of the sectors we work in.

We offer solutions and advice in the following service areas:

  • external audit
  • direct tax
  • VAT
  • employer solutions
  • investment solutions
  • corporate finance including raising finance, dept advisory and due diligence services
  • recovery and reorganisation
  • funding and regulatory reports
  • forensic and investigations services including fraud health checks
  • project finance, providing advice on all aspects of the PFI/PPP process
  • business risk services including internal audit, governance and technology risk management
  • performance management including value for money and cost reduction advice
  • providing assistance with IS governance, information security, business continuity, internet intelligence and business processes and systems.