Month: November 2016

30th November, 2016

KEEPING UP WITH GIFT AID TRAINING

Since Gift Aid was introduced under the Finance Act 1990, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has been faced with multi-million losses due to its abuse. Whether through avoidance, fraud or error, the missing revenue came to serve as a catalyst for HMRC to re-evaluate the Gift Aid processes which subsequently led to...

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23rd November, 2016

WINTER IS COMING: IS YOUR SHOP READY?

In summer, popping to the shops is an easy affair as shoppers don’t have to contend with the elements. However, in winter, battling through the weather to get to a shop can feel like an arduous task. That’s why it’s essential you make your shop inviting to customers in harsh winter environments....

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17th November, 2016

VOLUNTEERING: NOT JUST FOR CHRISTMAS

With Christmas approaching, more people are freeing up their time to volunteer. However, you may find that despite the festive rise in volunteers, soon those numbers will dwindle once again. Here at Charity Retail Systems we realise that a volunteer shouldn’t just be for Christmas. But, how do you keep volunteers coming...

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7th November, 2016

HOSPICE DOUBLES ITS GIFT AID REVENUE THANKS TO NISYST

Specialist charity EPoS (Electronic Point of Sale) provider, Nisyst, has helped a Surrey-based hospice double its Gift Aid revenue with the introduction of its CHARiot software. Woking & Sam Beare Hospice switched from a manual till system in its 16 charity shops and warehouse site, opting for Nisyst’s CHARiot Full...

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3rd November, 2016

WAYS YOU CAN SHOW APPRECIATION TO YOUR VOLUNTEERS

People who volunteer do so willingly, fully aware that whilst it may be without financial gain, it’s rewarding in so many other ways. Unable to offer monetary benefits, people usually see it as a way to give something back to the community or make a difference. Yet, should there be...

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