Free Basic Bookkeeping Training Course with WYCAS

Do you want to learn how to set up a basic bookkeeping system for your organisation using an Excel spreadsheet? Our Partner WYCAS Community Accounting is running free basic bookkeeping training courses in Autumn for West Yorkshire and North Yorkshire community groups. Places are limited so book quickly by visiting the link below. Find out […]

Free tool for charities tackling financial issues

Bates Wells, a charity and non-profit legal firm, has created a decision tool to support charities facing financial difficulty due to Covid-19.  The free guide can be used by charities and social enterprises to help them through next steps on insolvency, merger, collaboration, cost cutting, and raising finance. The tool provides tailored guidance on what […]

WYCAS Finance Forum

WYCAS hosts a regular session for service users to get together to discuss finance and accounting issues of common concern and share examples of good practice. The forum is a good opportunity for informal networking with colleagues from other community and voluntary sector organisations who are experiencing similar practical challenges. Sessions are informal and are currently […]

WYCAS: Here to Help with Cashflow, Covid19 Implications, General Accounting & Training

A Message from our Finance & Accounting Partners, WYCAS During this COVID-19 emergency, I  know that many of you will still be involved in delivering vital services within your communities, while others will have had to stop all their work, including trading activities, or find other ways to deliver them. This is a challenging time […]

Information for Third Sector Organisations on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

***UPDATE: 22/6/20*** How to Account for Furlough Receipts We have been advised that organisations need to show furlough receipts as ‘Other Income’ when they prepare their annual accounts for the current year.  These are classed as Government grants, rather than payments that are off-set against salaries and wages, and should not be included in operating […]

Financing made easy

Note: This event has now been cancelled, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak   WYCAS (West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service) will be running a free workshop to help local organisations manage their finances. The workshop will introduce you to an easy bookkeeping system, as well as how to use their own Excel cash book template. […]

Free Cyber Security Training for Small Charities / Community groups

Cyber Security Training for Small Charities  Thursday 20th February 10am – 1pm Networking Lunch 1pm – 2pm Huddersfield Fire Station Community Room,  Outcote Bank, Huddersfield HD1 2JT Do you know how to protect your organisation against a cyber-attack?  Have you thought about the risks to your business if you were hacked, phished or your online […]

Announcing The Kirklees Finance Worker Forum

Bringing together finance & accounting staff from the voluntary, community & charity sector. Wednesday 30th October 2019 12pm to 2pm at TSL Kirklees, 12 New Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2AR Join us for the inaugural Kirklees Finance Forum, hosted by WYCAS & TSL Kirklees at the TSL offices in central Huddersfield. The Finance Forum will provide […]

Apply Now: 3-Months Free Support for Local Social Enterprises

Accelerator Programme designed to support the growth of social enterprises (including charities). “Social enterprise is said to offer possibilities for social engagement and economic inclusion to different social groups, providing novel solutions to a range of societal problems that the state and private sector have been unable to solve.”