Finance & Accounts
BDO has been supporting membership organisations for more than 20 years. Our breadth and depth of experience in advising membership organisations is demonstrated by a portfolio of over 100 clients including royal charter bodies, chartered institutes, learned societies, professional institutions, regulators and membership trade bodies. As your circumstances change, we’ll give you all the support and guidance you need to deal with new risks and opportunities. If this change involves international expansion, we’ll make it happen – coordinating advice from a global network of offices across the UK and in more than 100 countries.
Our vast experience in this sector means we understand the issues you are facing: financial pressures, declining membership, digitalisation, and the unique regulations you must adhere to. At the same time, we also recognise that no two membership organisations are the same – you are structured to best serve the interests of your members. As such, we combine our experience and sector knowledge with a real understanding of your organisation and its aims, in order to provide tailored solutions and advice relevant to what’s important to you.
Our tailored services draw on our experience in the sector, combined with getting to understand you and your organisation’s aim. With this knowledge, we can provide you with the best solutions to fit your needs, be that one or a combination of the following:
- Audit, accounting and payroll
- Governance advice and training
- Internal audit and risk management
- Tax and VAT advice and compliance
- R&D tax relief and grants
- GDPR/data privacy assurance and outsourced DPO
- Information and cyber security
For more information on how we can help you thrive in a changing world, visit our website or contact Catherine Halsey at [email protected] or on 020 7334 9191.
We enable your business to improve cashflow, reduce costs and increase customer loyalty, so that you can focus on growing your business. Our core objective is to continually drive customer success and exceed expectations. We can help process your recurring or one-off payments and make your collections smarter, faster, regular and secure.
For more information on how we can help your business, please call a member of our team on 0344 826 6700.
Trade associations and membership organisations face many challenges, including retaining membership numbers, raising funds, governance and management issues and minimising membership services costs and tax burden. Moore Kingston Smith’s multi-disciplinary, specialist trade associations and membership bodies team works with over 100 trade association and membership body clients, and has an in-depth experience of the issues these organisations face.
In combination with MKSAM, our association management company, we offer a comprehensive range of highly specialised services tailored to your needs that deliver real value. MKSAM is the largest association management company in the UK, and specialises in managing trade and professional associations, learned societies and other membership organisations.
If you’re involved in running such an organisation, we can support you in delivering the best possible service and can provide you with a carefully tailored package of services, including:
- Assurance services
- Employer services
- Financial and accounting support
- Governance and strategic planning advice
- HR issues
- Income streams and marketing advice
- IT advisory services and IT outsourcing
- Membership & IT outsourcing
- Member recruitment and retention
- Professional management services
- Tax planning advice
- VAT & Duty planning
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Flywire solves complex international payment problems for membership organisations, empowering new opportunities globally and locally. Our invoicing and receivables solutions connect associations with their members making transactions faster, secure, transparent and less expensive.
Clients can tailor the payment experience for their customers creating a single point of visibility and control for payer engagement and receivables management – from invoicing and payment through reconciliation. Flywire’s network spans 200+ countries, 100+ currencies and multiple payment methods.
As KPMG’s dedicated Microsoft Dynamics practice we exist to deliver your technology led business transformation. Applying our business best practice and deep experience of technology to your digital transformation programme, we can help you make a step change in performance and lay the foundations for future innovation and growth.
KPMG Dynamics for Membership is a dedicated application for associations that sits within the Dynamics 365 platform.
- We’ve been developing it for 15 years, and continue to expand its capabilities in response to our clients’ needs.
- KPMG Dynamics for Membership is the complete solution for associations. It runs all front and back-office functions, and provides instant access to the latest Microsoft innovations.
- Its functionalities include:
- Membership services, contracts and administration
- Billing, digital invoicing and revenue recognition
- Human resources
- Contract management
- Qualifications and registration
- Training and course management
- Self-service portals for members and association managers
- Marketing & communication to your members
- 360 view on members for the customer service organisation.
Our solution is 100% focused around the specific needs of the membership and not-for-profit (NFP) sector:
- Professional membership organisations
- Trade unions
- Charity organisations
- Regulatory bodies
- Trade associations
- Sport membership organisations
Hospital and Medical Care Association (HMCA) are a major provider of exclusive membership benefits within the UK, Republic of Ireland and Gibraltar. HMCA was formed in 1978 and currently works to provide discounted products exclusively for membership organisation and association professionals.
HMCA offers members extra discounts across affordable plans within the following categories:
- Private Medical Cover
- Personal Accident