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 30 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 strong 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.
In June 2020, he was appointed onto the Council for the Royal College of Art and is a member of their Audit and Risk Committee. His personal sector commitment in a voluntary capacity extends over 30 years and has included being a member of the finance committee of a cathedral, Honorary Treasurer of ACEVO, Vice-Chairman of Governors at an independent school, and other trustee roles.
Supporting the ICAEW in promoting high standards within the charity sector and volunteering communities, MHA MacIntyre Hudson's Not for Profit team were invited to share their expertise and experiences, both as auditors and trustees, at the recent ICAEW Charity Conference held in London.
The results of the 2017 Charity Finance Audit Survey have been published in the December 2017 edition of Civil Society...
On 16 November 2017 the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) issued a revision of Practice Note 11: The audit of charities in the United Kingdom. The guidance mainly affects auditors but has some revisions which trustees should be aware of.
This month’s budget statement made no significant announcements regarding the charity sector.
During Trustees Week 2017 a report from MHA MacIntyre Hudson and Charity Finance Group based on a survey of over 120 trustees has raised concerns about complacency on financial governance within charities.
The Charity Commission and Fraud Advisory Panel ran the second national Charity Fraud Awareness Week
The Charity Commission’s Accounts Monitoring Review revealed that in 2016, 97 charities...
From January 2018, incorporated charities will be able to become charitable incorporated organisations, as long as an order laid before Parliament is approved.
The Charity Commission has released ‘How to report a serious incident in your charity’ as a replacement for previous guidance.
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.
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.
A number of articles have been recently released by the Charity Commission, discussing payments to trustees.
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.
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.
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:
The third edition of the Charity Governance Code was published in July.
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...
Set out below is our round-up of charity accounting and reporting in 2016, and our reflections on...
The Court of Appeal has released one of the most important UK VAT decisions of recent years...
There was little surprise in the Chancellor’s announcement that all state schools will need to...
Whilst the Department for Education may have a protected budget we all know that this represents...
The Charity Commission is not a government department like the Ministry of Transport (MOT)...
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