CRA Launch Retail Gift Aid Training Courses in Partnership with BDO

The Charity Retail Association are delighted to announce that we are working with respected accountants BDO to deliver a series of Retail Gift Aid training courses to our members in the autumn.

This follows on from the work carried out by BDO last year in creating our Retail Gift Aid Guidance pack for members. The comprehensive guidance, launched in June 2016, enables charity retail operations to get a head start on how to train their staff on best practice and administration processes regarding the retail Gift Aid scheme.

Turning the guidance pack into a face-to-face training course will ensure the CRA are offering a variety of learning platforms for our members to become experts in Retail Gift Aid.

There will be 5 training dates across UK in the hope of reaching as many CRA members as possible. The dates and locations are as follows:

  • Thursday 19 October, Birmingham
  • Thursday 2 November, London
  • Wednesday 8 November, Leeds
  • Thursday 23 November, Bristol
  • Tuesday 28 November, Edinburgh

Further details regarding the course content and how to book will be made available shortly. In the meantime anyone interested in finding out more about the courses should contact Julia Cloke, Head of Events, on or telephone 020 7697 4080.


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