Our charities team take pride in providing high quality professional advice and support for our clients. Our expertise has been developed through extensive work in the sector, whether it be with other clients, through roles as Trustees or through our ongoing sector development awareness.

The trustees and I would like to convey our congratulations on the standard of the accounts produced. Very many thanks to you all for your professionalism. Tony Collins Saint Michaels Hospice

Three of our team, through their extensive experience within the sector, hold a Diploma in Charity Accounting reinforcing our experience and expertise in this area.

Many of our team also undertake active roles within significant local charities, which develops their knowledge and understanding for strong governance as well as being able to understand the challenges and issues you face from “both sides of the fence”.

We act for over 100 clients in the charities and not-for-profit sector, whose income ranges from £100,000 to £10 million.

Our clients include unincorporated charities, charitable companies, churches, community interest companies and registered societies (with charitable status), within a wide range of sectors including; hospices, museums, education, housing services, those supporting the elderly, learning disabilities, children’s services, mental health services, overseas charities and many other areas.

Our specialist charities team offer a full in-house service, offering advice and support including:

  • Statutory Audits
  • Independent Examinations
  • Compliance with Charity SORP and Charity Law
  • VAT
  • Direct Taxation
  • Advice and support on mergers including due diligence
  • Charity and company registration
  • Internal Audit
  • Gift Aid
  • Business Plans
  • Grant applications, review and audit
  • Payroll
  • Auto-enrolment
  • Risk reviews
  • Management controls

For more information contact Nigel Shaw, Alan Sidebottom or Laura Masheder at hello@garbutt-elliott.co.uk