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Feed-in-Tariff-Scheme
Aug 22/08/2010

Combining finance with a genuinely environmental project is still not as common as we might hope. John Ditchfield explains the development of one such option.

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Buy a doll – and make a Zimbabwean child happy!
Aug 20/08/2010

One of the charities we have been pleased to support this year is the Batsiranai project in Zimbabwe. Amanda Root provides the background.

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Ethical and Environmental Funds – “Heroes and Villains”
Aug 03/08/2010

Our advisers name the best and the worst of the ethical and environmental funds for this year, and some of the key trends.

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Ten ways to use your ISA allowance
Jul 22/07/2010

Shopping around for the best Cash ISA rate? For a basic rate taxpayer, a Cash ISA of £5,100 earning 2% would save only £20.40 in tax.

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“Tax need not be taxing”
Jul 22/07/2010

In the words of a frequently quoted commercial by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for their on-line services, “tax need not be taxing”. It would all be rather less taxing if the rules remained the same for any length of time.

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Hope for charities tinged with caution
Jun 14/06/2010

The recent ACEVO charity conference in London, entitled "Leading your charity through a time of change", was fortunate to hear from two individuals in particular who are each likely to have a major impact on the sector - the Rt Hon Francis Maude MP (Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General) and Dame Suzi Leather (Chair of the Charity Commission). What they had to say proved to be thought provoking...

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Alternative assets - to invest or not
May 20/05/2010

Alternative assets are certainly increasingly coming onto the radar of charity investors, but should they be included in portfolios and if so, what's the ideal allocation.....?

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Read our Voting Guidelines

Following on from the publishing of our Stewardship report, we have released our Voting Guidelines...

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Get in touch with our team

We’re available by phone and email, but most of all in person to provide expert advice and assistance.

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The Better Society Awards 2018

Castlefield have been shortlisted for three categories in this year’s Better Society Awards.

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