Charity & Not-for-profit

Financial Cycle

 

The challenges faced by charities exceed those of the private sector because finances need to be managed to satisfy all stakeholders rather than simply to make a profit. The key issues that we are frequently sked to address are:

At the end of our work we ensure that there is an organisation whose finances are properly understood by its employees and other stakeholders. [case study trade union] which enables it to resume its core purpose of making a real difference to the lives of those who greatly need it.

 

 

 

“Thank you, thank you, thank you. Your support was invaluable. FD Solutions offers continual support and guidance.”

Frances Parker, Manager of the Handy Vans Service, The Royal British Legion


Our team

Ian Parlane

Ian Parlane

Ian Parlane maintains our place on the Arts Council’s technical expert framework. He has successfully merged four Arts charities that provided similar benefits, so as to achieve economies of scale in their back office functions, and has assisted many arts-based organisations in producing detailed business plans to support funding applications.

Robert McLaurin

Robert McLaurin

Robert McLaurin has set up the financial software and supporting procedures for a Foundation working in the social investment area that is in receipt of a £60m grant.

Richard Miner

Richard Miner

Richard Miner has been involved in the restructuring and turnaround of an educational charity that has involved a finance raising, the sale of a major asset and the disposal of trading activities to help refocus it on the exploitation of its intellectual property.

Paul Randall

Paul Randall worked as interim FD for a research charity with £40m of incoming resources, while a permanent replacement was recruited.