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FIEC Events

  • How To Keep Going (Nottingham) primary image

    How To Keep Going (Nottingham)

    Fuelling a lifetime of fruitful ministry. A day conference for pastors and their wives.

    Starts. 17th September 2014 at 10:00
    Ends. 17th September 2014 at 15:30

  • How To Keep Going (Looe) primary image

    How To Keep Going (Looe)

    Fuelling a lifetime of fruitful ministry. A day conference for pastors and their wives.

    Starts. 24th September 2014 at 10:00
    Ends. 24th September 2014 at 15:30

  • In_Dependence: Leaders’ Conference 2014 primary image

    In_Dependence: Leaders’ Conference 2014

    This conference is for all leaders or staff members in FIEC churches, as well as leaders from churches that are considering FIEC affiliation.

    Starts. 3rd November 2014 at 16:00
    Ends. 6th November 2014 at 14:00

Articles from our strands

    • Discounted Software for Charities

      The Charity Technology Trust has announced that through its ‘tt-exchange’ technology donation programme, religious organisations can now request donations of certain products at savings of 92% to 96% off the retail price. This article...

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    • Getting help from HMRC

      HMRC has established a team to help charities understand charitable tax reliefs and other aspects of the tax system. This article explains the services the team offers and how to contact them.

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    • Who is responsible for fire safety in your church building?

      If you are an elder or deacon, it is likely that you have personal legal responsibility together with the other elders and deacons for ensuring fire safety in your church building.

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    • Disclosure Checks

      We recommend that everyone working with children in our churches should have a Disclosure check. Find out how in this short article.

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    • Applying for Gift Aid online

      Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have published a guide on how to apply for Gift Aid online. This article explains what the guidance is and where to find it.

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    • Important Information about Gift Aid claims from CLAS

      FIEC Practical Services subscribes to helpful updates from the Churches’ Legislation Advisory Service or “CLAS”. Most of the time we digest the information they provide and use it to help us produce updates tailored specifically for...

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    • How does your church operate as a charity?

      Most Independent evangelical churches are established as charities or use charities to hold their assets, but often there is confusion as to how the charity functions or even how many charities there are in connection with the church. This...

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    • Conflicts of Interest

      Church trustees need to be careful that their personal interests don’t conflict with the interests of the church. Early in May 2014 the Charity Commission released updated guidance on conflicts of interest for charity trustees. This...

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    • VAT on gas and electricity

      Did you know that charities only have to pay 5% VAT on fuel and power that is supplied for non-business activities?

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