Charities and Social Enterprises Board

Welcome to the Charities and Social Enterprises Board

This panel focuses on finance and policy issues relating to charities, social enterprises and the wider voluntary and community sector.

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What's going on?

International not-for-profit reporting seminar

A recent international seminar, hosted by CIPFA, looked at the current landscape of not-for-profit (NFP) reporting in different countries and considered the potential for development of an international NFP reporting framework.

To find out more download the summary, programme and slide pack in the resources section (on the right of this page).

CIPFA Charity Conference, 3 November 2015

Key updates on regulatory, governance and financial reporting plus best practice, to help charities plan for the future and improve effectiveness.

For more information including programme visit the event web page.

International Financial Reporting for the Not-for-Profit Sector: Report now available

The report includes a review of the literature and extensive information from the survey (the researchers received over 600 responses from 179 countries) together with conclusions and recommendations. 

Download the full report from the CCAB website (PDF, 2.5MB):
Download a brief Executive Summary

CIPFA responds to Charities SORP consultation 

Read CIPFA's response to the Charities SORP consultation (PDF, 191 KB) 
Find out more about the Charities SORP

CIPFA response - BIS implement EU accounting directive

Read CIPFA response - BIS implement EU accounting directive (PDF, 174 KB)


International not-for-profit reporting seminar

Read the summary and download the programme and slides.

International not for profit reporting summary

International not for profit reporting programme

International not for profit reporting presentation slides


CIPFA draft discussion paper - social value - July 2015 (PDF, 203 KB)

Read the Panel's recent newsletters:

Issue 27 - March 2016 (PDF, 519 KB)

Issue 26 - October 2015 (PDF, 254 KB)

Issue 25 - July 2015  (PDF, 278 KB)

Issue 24 - July 2014 (Revised) (PDF, 328 KB)

Issue 23 - April 2014 (PDF, 325 KB)

Issue 22 – November 2013 (PDF, 253 KB)

Issue 21 – August 2013 (PDF, 369 KB)  

Issue 20 – Spring 2013 (PDF, 268 KB)

Issue 19 – Winter 2012 (PDF, 266 KB)

Read the panel's Social enterprise briefing paper (PDF, 184 KB)


CIPFA Recruitment Services

We're recruiting a Director of Finance in Redhill for First Community Health and Care.

You may be interested in the following services:

TISonline Charities and Social Enterprises stream


The House of Lords: Finance Director

from £90,500, plus pension and benefits: The House of Lords: This is an outstanding opportunity to take a senior strategic leadership role in a truly unique organisation... London