Understanding your charity’s accounts, the story they tell and their role in your ‘fundability’

Are you a charity trustee, leader or fundraiser? Do you find yourself struggling with understanding terms such as ‘reserves’ and ‘balance sheet’ or needing to explain to others why your charity has high fundraising or overheads costs but not being sure where exactly in your accounts this information is presented? Do you want your accounts … Continued

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Safeguarding Training Series

May 2022 Interlink is running a series of basic and advanced safeguarding trainings and supervision groups this month. To book your place or for more information, click here.

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LinkEd Service gains Matrix accreditation

Interlink is delighted to announce the award of Matrix accreditation to the LinkEd service to schools. Matrix is the main quality assurance framework for information, advice and guidance services  (IAG) offered in the public and voluntary sector.   It is awarded after rigorous external assessment and comprehensive review of services and interviews with staff, users and … Continued

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Safeguarding and statutory requirements on residential yeshivas and seminaries, and residential holiday schemes: a quick review

DISCLAIMER: THIS ARTICLE IS BASED ON OUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE LAW AS IT STANDS IN FEBRUARY 2019. IT IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR LEGAL ADVICE ON THE FACTS OF ANY INDIVIDUAL CASE. NO LIABILITY IS ACCEPTED FOR ANY ADVERSE CONSEQUENCES OF RELIANCE ON THIS ARTICLE.   This post offers a quick overview of the statutory … Continued

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High Court rules AIHA justified in prioritising Orthodox Jews

  The victory of Agudas Israel Housing Association (AIHA) in the High Court last week was met with relief across the Charedi community and beyond. For those who missed it, this was essentially a discrimination case based on the Equalities Act 2010.  The claimant was a non-Jewish single mother of four, including two disabled children.  … Continued

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Hackney council leader pays learning visit to Manchester community

In an initiative to broaden understanding of the Orthodox community, Hackney Council’s Group Director for Adult and Children Services, Anne Canning, paid a visit to Manchester’s Charedi community last week. Ms Canning is responsible for all schools and education services and was keen to visit schools in the north that have fared better than their … Continued

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2019 Safeguarding Training series starts today!

The next series of Safeguarding Training in London runs between 8th – 22nd January; contact the office to book your place.  For Safer Recruitment training or any other queriess please contact Mrs Sarah Weiss at [email protected]  For Manchester queries contact the Salford Office on 0161 740 1877 or [email protected]

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Keeping Children Safe

 Phase 2 pilot launched in schools Teachers from Stamford Hill Girls Schools will join a new programme in February designed to teach children about protecting their personal safety. Classroom resources, along with teacher training, were first trialed in 2018, with the second phase of  this project starting soon.  The aim is to create a set … Continued

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New finance and accounts service at Interlink

Interlink is delighted to announce the appointment of Yudit Salomon, who will help Interlink members with financial planning, management and accounts. Mrs Salomon, a chartered accountant, is a welcome new addition to Interlink’s team, and will help member charities proactively improve the way they manage their finances and produce high quality and compliant accounts.   … Continued

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