New CMA Standards Council Articles

The CMA and CMA Standards Council have put some interesting articles up on their website recently. Below is a brief outline of the articles with a link to the full item.

Bank Error – Not in Your Favour!
From time to time charities need to change signatories on their bank accounts, or open new bank accounts. Sometimes however this seemingly simple task is not as easy as it sounds! Banks often incorrectly query the wrong directory to determine your responsible people.
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6 Key Considerations For Budgeting In Changing Times
Budgeting effectively when so much is unknown can feel overwhelming. Now is the time to think about the changes your ministry can make to position itself for the new future we face. Use these 6 steps prepared for ECFA (our counterpart in the US) to assess and modify your budget.
Link to the 6 steps

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