Independent Examiners Ltd has over 15 years of involvement in the charity sector, and have developed the experience and expertise to provide first class services and solutions that are as simple, or as sophisticated as required. We currently enjoy providing services to over 700 charity and not for profit clients, including Incorporated Charities and Community Interest Companies (CICs).
Charity Accounts Services
Independent Examination of Charity Accounts
We have conducted over 5000 independent examinations of charity accounts to SORP 2005 requirements. We provide a fast, high quality service which is fully guaranteed. Our turnaround standard is 28 days, but we can often work to an earlier deadline if necessary.
Bookkeeping - Our monthly or weekly bookkeeping service is tailored to correspond with any size of charity. Managing the whole process for you, we provide you with a complete virtual office, processing your data and maintain computerised records to produce detailed management reports.
Payroll - We provide a low cost payroll service to all types of charities throughout the UK. We have a vast amount of charity expertise, and a special understanding of charity accounts and taxation of ministers.
Accounts for Unincorporated Charities with less than £25,000 income - We offer a low cost high quality service to charities with an income of less than £25,000, that are no longer required to submit formal charity accounts to the Charity Commission, but still need an annual set of formal bound accounts.
Accounts for Community Interest Companies (CICS) - As with all other companies, the directors of CICs are required to deliver copies of their accounts for each financial year.
We are able to offer a low cost service providing formal bound fully compliant accounts.
Charity Gift Aid Claims - We provide a tailor-made Gift Aid service to claim the tax back from the Inland Revenue on your behalf. We can help you immediately as we have a gift aid recovery service where claims have got behind or your records need sorting out.
IT - Take advantage of today's technology and get more from your IT systems. We provide a full range of consultancy services to help you with all your IT projects.
Governance - If your board is struggling to find an effective way to operate, or if you want to measure your board against good practise; our governance consulting service offers practical steps to good leadership.
Charity Legal Services
Charity Formation - Our team of specialists have setup over 400 new charities. Using our extensive range of governing documents, which we fine-tune to meet each individual requirement to ensure the charity is setup with the right structure for future growth.
Incorporation - We have advised a large number of charities who wanted to become charitable companies. We have developed an implementation guide to help people through the process, using a tried and tested route that is recommended by the Charity Commission.
Governing Documents - If you are a charitable company, there are new provisions that will override what is in your Memorandum and Articles of Association. We can review your governing document in light of the recent legislation and make a case to amend (for example if you 'Object' clause is out of date.
Trustee Training - Addressing the questions, concerns and issues raised by trustees and the people responsible for running a charity, our training covers all the essentials, and much more besides; offering best practice guidance to help trustees develop in their role.
Accounts Software Training - We are accredited trainers for Paxton Charities Software, the UK's leading accounting software for charities.
Typical start-up training includes: setting up your chart of accounts, establishing your funds, entering your opening balances and initial operating procedures.
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