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Sudhir Singh

DChA, FCA

Head of Not for Profit, Partner

Tel: +44 (0)20 7429 0547

Mob: +44 (0)7802 860 189

 

Sudhir is National Head of Not for Profit and an audit partner based in MHA MacIntyre Hudson’s London City Office. He is a highly experienced not for profit specialist who has worked in the sector for over 25 years. Prior to joining MHA MacIntyre Hudson he was either the national sector head or a specialist partner in three other top 20 accountancy practices.

He is a recognised expert in not for profit accounting, finance, governance, law and regulation, has served on several working parties, and is regularly asked to speak or write on these topics, He has good links to sector bodies, regulators and other sector professionals. 

His experience includes charities, independent schools, academies, free schools, further and higher education establishments, executive non departmental public bodies and other not for profit entities. He has particularly focused on advising complex and high profile organisations, working with larger not for profits, having acted for over 25 top 250 registered charities, and using his extensive knowledge to provide practical solutions. 

His personal sector commitment in a voluntary capacity also extends over 25 years. He is currently a member of the finance committee of a cathedral, and has previously been Honorary Treasurer of ACEVO, Vice-Chairman of Governors at an independent school, and held other trustee roles. 


In his spare time Sudhir plays double bass in various London and Hertfordshire based orchestras.

My latest insights

Charity Fraud Awareness Week

by Sudhir Singh

The Charity Commission and Fraud Advisory Panel ran the second national Charity Fraud Awareness Week

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Charity Commission’s accounts monitoring review

by Sudhir Singh

The Charity Commission’s Accounts Monitoring Review revealed that in 2016, 97 charities...

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Converting to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)

by Sudhir Singh

From January 2018, incorporated charities will be able to become charitable incorporated organisations, as long as an order laid before Parliament is approved.

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Charities don’t report enough serious incidents

by Sudhir Singh

The Charity Commission has released ‘How to report a serious incident in your charity’ as a replacement for previous guidance.

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Future fundraising and GDPR

by Sudhir Singh

A report, GDPR – The Change That Charity Donors Want, produced by nfpSynergy, has found that there is significant unease amongst the public on the subject of the use of their personal data.

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Cyber Security Among Charities

by Sudhir Singh

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport published a report as part of its National Cyber Security Strategy. This found that charities lack skills and understanding about cyber security, and it is assumed that the issues are less relevant for charities than companies.

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Payments to Trustees

by Sudhir Singh

A number of articles have been recently released by the Charity Commission, discussing payments to trustees.

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Disqualification of Charity Directors

by Sudhir Singh

The Insolvency Service has announced it will bring court proceedings to ban the former trustees and chief executive of Kids Company from being company directors, for between two-and-a-half and six years.

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The Charity Commission issues first official warning

by Sudhir Singh

The National Hereditary Breast Cancer Helpline has received the Charity Commission’s first official warning. The power to issue official warnings, a low level regulatory intervention, was introduced by the Charities Act 2011 and came in to effect on 1 November 2016.

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Research and analysis into trust and confidence in the Charity Commission

by Sudhir Singh

The Charity Commission commissioned Populus to conduct independent research into trust and confidence in the Charity Commission, the results of which have recently been published. Conducted among three audiences – the general public, charities, and stakeholders – the primary research objectives were to:

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Charity Governance Code

by Sudhir Singh

The third edition of the Charity Governance Code was published in July.

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Revised Ethical Standards for auditors

by Sudhir Singh

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) issued the revised Ethical Standard 2016 which applies to audit engagements from 17 June 2016; accordingly you will start to be affected by changes it heralded in forthcoming audit assignments...

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A round-up of charity accounting and reporting in 2016

by Sudhir Singh

Set out below is our round-up of charity accounting and reporting in 2016, and our reflections on...

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VAT and Charities: The business of being ‘in business’

by Sudhir Singh

The Court of Appeal has released one of the most important UK VAT decisions of recent years...

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Budget 2016 - Universal academisation and the schools funding crisis

by Sudhir Singh

There was little surprise in the Chancellor’s announcement that all state schools will need to...

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Is your academy’s financial cupboard looking bare?

by Sudhir Singh

Whilst the Department for Education may have a protected budget we all know that this represents...

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Does your Charity need an MOT test every year?

by Sudhir Singh

The Charity Commission is not a government department like the Ministry of Transport (MOT)...

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