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November 2016

ICAEW Charity Annual Conference 2016

November 3, 2016
Park Plaza Victoria,
239 Vauxhall Bridge Rd
London, SW1V 1EQ United Kingdom
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This year’s conference aims to give those charged with governance of a charity the tools they need. The day addresses challenges faced in charity governance, taxation and management. Join the ICAEW’s charity specialist interest group for the discounted ticket price and to receive free insurance to cover any liabilities when acting as a trustee for a UK charity.  

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NCVO /BWB Trustee Conference 2016: Governance in the spotlight

November 7, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:45 pm
The Brewery,
52 Chiswell Street
London, EC1Y 4SD United Kingdom
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This event will also be the official launch of Trustees' Week. The spotlight is currently being directed at charities and their governance. We’re being closely scrutinised by the media, public, government, our stakeholders and each other. Voluntary sector governance is being questioned and put to the test, and we need to ensure we are fully prepared to lead our organisations. Whether you are a new trustee or have years of experience in the role, it is crucial that you understand your…

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FREE

Becoming a 21st Century Trustee

November 8, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
MHA MacIntyre Hudson,
New Bridge Street House, 30-34 New Bridge St
London, EC4V 6BJ United Kingdom
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Sir Stephen Bubb, director of Charity Futures (former chief executive of ACEVO), is joining leaders of the Trustee Academy to discuss the sector’s 21st century challenges and what they mean for both current and future trustees, as well as their organisations.

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Trustee Speed Matching

November 15, 2016 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Career Volunteer,
109 Borough High Street
London, SE1 1NL United Kingdom
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Back again this winter, Career Volunteer are hosting our successful trustee speed matching event. On November 15th in London Bridge, we will be bringing together charities of all sizes looking to diversify their candidate pool and talented individuals looking for trustee roles. Register today and join us for an evening of networking and drinks, connecting good people to great causes.  Tell your friends...

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November 2018
Free

Trustee recruitment networking event

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Reed Business Information Ltd,
Quadrant House
Sutton, SM2 5AS United Kingdom
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Event run jointly by Volunteer Centre Sutton and Community Action Sutton Come along to our Trustee recruitment networking event and meet 10 local charities who are looking for people to join their Trustee team. Each charity will give a brief pitch about their work and impact, and what they are looking for in potential Trustees, as well as the benefits of being their Trustee. You will have time to ask them questions and chat informally over drinks to find your…

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Free

30 minute webinar: Good Governance

November 13 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Good governance in charities is fundamental to their success.  However in practice it can be challenging to achieve, particularly in smaller charities where there are fewer resources for board development and where the boundaries between operations and governance might be more blurred. This webinar will provide an overview of the key principles of good governance including: Trustee Roles and Responsibilities The Charity Governance Code Good Governance in practice – what helps, what hinders? This webinar is ideal to those considering…

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£5.00

Managing Risk

November 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

All charities, large and small, are exposed to risk. Trustees are ultimately responsible for managing these risks and for deciding how much risk their charity should take. Never forget that with risk comes reward! Risk management is about getting the right balance between innovation and change on one hand and the avoidance of shocks and crises on the other – this is not always easy! Come along to this short session on Tuesday 13 November from 4pm where we will explore: The role…

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Free

Trustee Forum

November 14 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 pm
Community Learning and Resource Centre,
41 - 44 King Street BH21 1EB United Kingdom
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Calling all Trustees….Dorset Community Action is establishing a NEW Trustee Forum for Charity trustees, Social Enterprise Directors and Management Committee Members. If you are a trustee, you will know it is a rewarding yet responsible role, which carries with it the responsibility for directing the affairs of their charity and ensuring it is solvent and well run. Voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations make an amazing difference to the communities and individuals that they help. Organisations could not achieve this…

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Free

Tandridge Voluntary Action Trustees’ Week Drop In Morning and Afternoon

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Trustees can be volunteers from all walks of life – why not use your skills and experience to help others? Come along to Tandridge Voluntary Actions drop in events on Wednesday 14/11/18 and either find out about how to become a trustee (10am-12noon) or if you are a current trustee and need some tips or advice or would like to learn a bit more about how to use the GrantFinder database, then come along in the afternoon (2-4pm). For more…

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Free

Webinar – Getting the most from your trustee board

November 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This session will describe some of the simple strategies you can use to ensure your board works effectively. It will cover issues such as recruitment, finding out what motivates your trustees and sharing skills effectively For more information click here

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