No one has ever become poor by giving

13 December 2020
A few observations of charities during the extraordinary year that was 2020

Selling the family silver

27 October 2020
What good are reserves if you never use them when you need them?

Maximizing impact

11 September 2020
If impact lies in delivering benefit to beneficiaries, there are more impediments than simply not aligning money and mission.

Is Total Return still too terrifying?

6 July 2020
Now is the time to use some investment reserves

Life after lockdown

8 June 2020
Financial deficits are perfectly acceptable in charities so long as they are not structural

Where’s the ‘F’ in ESG?

9 January 2020
Our New Year's message

My terrible mistake

5 November 2019
A cautionary tale

Our charity view at two: five observations of charity finance

9 July 2019
Our reflections on the common themes that have presented in our first two years in business

Reputational risks

1 April 2019
Why charities must be true to their values when managing and mitigating reputation

Understanding the numbers

1 April 2019
An overview of the 2019 Trustee Charity Finance Competency Survey

Financial governance for charities

30 January 2019

Based on our contribution to the Stone King Charity Essentials newsletter

Yoke's submission to the SORP consultation

27 January 2019
Our response in a nutshell

The charity reserves conundrum

13 January 2019
Three questions we believe Trustees should always be able to answer

Why the National Trust is not so bad

24 November 2018
And why Trustees need to be proportionate in managing investments and reputation

When Trustees can lose it all

16 November 2018
​Marking Trustees' Week and making the case for robust financial governance

A fable of Aesop

9 November 2018
And how the value of money depends not on its accumulation but on its use

Putting the 'S' into ESG

11 October 2018
Some statistics from the 2018 Newton Charity Investment Survey

To save or spend: the Trustee's dilemma

30 September 2018
Why Trustees are allowed to take risks with the charity’s future, so long as they have thought about it

Getting ready for the tide to go out

2 September 2018
Why independent advice is so important for any Trustee body that is not confident in making decisions about their investment risk.

Who protects the protector?

19 August 2018
Our thoughts on the new Civil Society Strategy

Why charities need to engage

23 July 2018
When it comes to investment, charities need to engage, not be entertained by fund manager presentations

When charities derail

23 June 2018
Charities may have great plans and a timetable of events, but what happens when these plans get derailed?

Yoke is a year old: ten things we have learnt about charities

27 May 2018
What have we learnt so far and what has changed?

Grant-making: a moral dilemma

26 April 2018
What a focus on impact and measurement in grant-making and charitable activity really means

Responsible investing

2 April 2018
And why signing up to an ESG index can be a good place to start

Looking down the wrong end of a telescope

4 March 2018
A detailed case study of our approach in supporting charities with their financial governance

'Please Sir, I want some more'

26 November 2017
Or why Trustees should develop their appetite for risk

Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them

1 November 2017
And how a good advisor asks the right questions to help Trustees find the right answers

When the Community Chest is empty

15 October 2017
And why Trustees with assets and contracts need to have sufficient liquidity to meet their ongoing obligations

Quantitative easing: changing the rules of Monopoly

8 October 2017
The effects of asset inflation

GDPR: Y2K all over again?

1 October 2017
Preparedness and how a good advisor can help
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