It’s Annual Return time!

If you are a church secretary, or the person listed as a church’s main admin contact, and your church is a member of WEBA and/or Baptists Together you should have received a notice to complete your church’s Annual Return last week. This is simply an opportunity to update us (both in Association offices and in […]

GDPR Training for churches from ACAT

We’ve had a few enquiries about what training is available for churches as they prepare for the new Data Protection Regulations which come into force on the 22nd May 2018. We were pleased to discover that ACAT, the association for church treasurers, is putting on a training session in Taunton on the 24th March. We […]

Data Protection and our churches

Many of you will be aware that new Data Protection Regulations, GDPR, are coming into force in May 2018. This will have profound implications for the way many charities work, especially those who have large mailing lists for fundraising purposes. Churches will need to work out what they need to change as a result of […]

Practical Risk Management

This article has been reproduced from the Spring 2015 edition of Baptist Insurance Expressions magazine. We understand that keeping your church safe is no easy matter. You have to be sure you have done everything you can to minimise the risks to your church, workers and visitors, and that everyone knows what to do if […]

Two New SORPs for Charity Accounting

Implementation of the new Charities Statement of Recommended Practice for accounting and reporting  Two new Charities SORPs have recently been issued representing the first major revision in charity accounting for ten years. The FRS102 SORP is for the very largest charities and the FRSSE SORP applies to those charities eligible for applying the Financial Reporting […]