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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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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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30 minute webinar: Good Governance

November 15, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 9:00 am

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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Free

Webinar – Role of the trustee

November 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This session will cover the basic responsibilities of a trustee which can include committee members, directors or board. The session will refer to the Charity Commission's guidance on trusteeship but is relevant for board members of organisations that are not formally registered with the commission. For more information click here.

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Free

Webinar: Five Ways to Foster Deeper Engagement with Your Trustees

November 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Webinar: Five Ways to Foster Deeper Engagement with Your Trustees What are charities doing now regarding trustee engagement? What works and what doesn’t? Kathryn Engelhardt-Cronk, CEO of MissionBox and Derek Hansen will discuss best practices in engagement and how to effectively create a virtual trustee engagement community. The session will focus on the how to captivate your trustees and ways you can successfully address those challenges. During the webinar you will: Learn best practices for keeping your trustees interested, informed,…

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Free

Trustees and the Governance Code networking event

November 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Mulberry Centre,
16 Amersham Vale
London, SE14 6LE United Kingdom
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Trustees and the Charity Governance Code networking event | Voluntary Action Lewisham Event details To celebrate Trustees Week 2018 we are hosting our annual event for trustees of Lewisham charities. There will be a briefing from a sector expert on using the Charity Governance Code to improve the effectiveness of your trustee board followed by discussion and networking. Who is this event for?  Trustees of Lewisham charities that are full members of Voluntary Action Lewisham. (Maximum two trustees per organisation).…

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Free

Trustees Week Northamptonshire Trustee Celebration

November 16, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 4:40 pm

Hewitsons Solicitors and Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire would like to invite Board of Trustees to join us at our annual event to showcase the great work that trustees do and raise the bar in charity governance. The afternoon will commence with a lunch, followed by an afternoon of guest speakers, activities and closing with networking over tea and cake. Join us for this FREE celebratory afternoon and receive your Board of Trustees goodie bag. For more information click here

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Free

Governance Advice Sessions

November 21, 2018 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

New and experienced trustees, management committee members and senior managers have the opportunity to sit down with a range of experts on different topics relevant to their governance role. We are bringing together all of the expertise, information and advice you could need if you are a trustee or are considering becoming one, to answer those questions you might be afraid to ask or don’t know who to ask. Experts available will cover the topics of: charity finance, trustee recruitment,…

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October 2019

Joining a charity board: find out more about becoming a trustee

October 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
EC4Y 8EH
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Joining a charity board: find out more about becoming a trustee Tickets, Fri 25 Oct 2019 at 15:00 This workshop will cover the role of charity trustees, common misconceptions and how to find and apply for a position on a charity board. Did you know? * There are 100,000 vacancies for charity trustees in the UK * Trusteeship is open to all ages, backgrounds and skill sets * Trustees can be any level of seniority in their day job *…

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November 2019

A Recipe for Success: Trustees’ Week Conference

November 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
EH16 5AY
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Wouldn't it be great if good governance was as easy to follow as some step-by-step instructions? Well, unfortunately no such instructions exist; but at this conference, we're hoping to give you the next best thing! Instead of the recipe for successful governance, we can give you a recipe, along with the space to reflect with governance experts and other trustees about what success might look like for your organisation; and how you can achieve it. This event is sold out.

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NCVO/Bates Wells Trustee Conference 2019

November 4 @ 9:30 am - 4:45 pm
The Brewery,
52 Chiswell Street
London, EC1Y 4SD
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Having responsibility for the governance of a charity is an important role. Trustees must ensure their organisation complies with the latest regulatory standards and follows best practice. Join us as we explore what good governance looks like for modern charities, using the key principles of the Charity Governance Code. We will give you practical tips and guidance to help you develop in your role as a trustee and support your organisation's governance to go from strength to strength.Book your place…

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Voluntary Action Leicestershire (VAL) – Trustee Clinic

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
LE1 5SN
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Are you passionate about making a difference and want to support  Leicester City and LeicesterShire Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise ( VCSE) organisations  who are looking for new trustees to share their enthusiasm to help set their strategic direction and future vision. Or are you a Voluntary and Community Sector organisation looking to engage new trustees to enhance the direction of your group VAL can help you to advertise and promote your roles to find the right people and support…

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WCVA Event – Trustees Week 2019: Your Role in maintaining Public Trust and Reputation

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

As part of Trustees Week 2019 WCVA is pleased to invite you to an event held in partnership with Hugh James. This event will be particularly relevant for the people who lead charities in Wales, including Chairs, trustees and Chief Officers. Charity Commission research shows that public trust in charities has declined in recent years. Several high-profile scandals in household name charities have damaged the reputation of the sector as whole. In response, the Charity Commission has stated that charities…

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Trustee in Training: Trustee recruitment event

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
M30 0BD
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Monday 4th November, 6:00pm – 7:30pm Forhousing, Head Office, 52 Regent Street, Eccles, Salford, M30 0BD In Salford, there are approximately 1,513 charities ranging from large national charities to local support groups supporting a variety of worthwhile causes. If you would like to utilize your skills and knowledge or develop your skills to support one of these charities as a trustee, please join us at this event. Book your place here.

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South Wales Third Sector Law and Governance Conference

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
CF35 5AW
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The regional CVCS in conjunction with the Link Up Project are delighted to work with Bevan Buckland LLP and JCP Solicitors to bring you the fourth annual South Wales Third Sector Law & Governance Conference at the Heronston Hotel, Bridgend, CF35 5AW. Free parking is available on site. This Trustees Week, join us for our free event that takes place against a backdrop of challenging political and economic times. Aimed at Trustees, Chief Officers, paid and unpaid workers within the voluntary sector, this…

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Voluntary Action Leicestershire – Essential Trustee – Reducing The Risk

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This session would be of help to both new trustees as an induction into the role or for more established trustees looking to assess their own practice against national standards. Learning outcomes will be as follows: The key responsibilities for trustees How to assess the performance of your trustee board What resources exist to support you in your role For more information CLICK HERE.

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Big Advice Day

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
M30 0FN
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Wednesday 6th November from 10am to 7pm Salford CVS, Eccles, M30 0FN If you are a trustee who has a burning question about your roles and responsibilities, or if you need some advice on a knotty problem join our Trustee’s Big Advice Day where you can have a 1-2-1 with a member of our team. We are also hosting three, hour-long advice sessions, running from 4pm - 7.30pm in our Training Room: Fundraising Strategy - 4pm to 5pm - Book here Safeguarding for Trustees…

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Trustees Tea and Cake afternoon

November 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Connex Community Support,
16 Eagle Parade
Buxton, SK17 6EQ
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An informal drop in event with tea and cake, for people to find out what Trustees do and hopefully recruit some new trustees.

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Becoming a Charity Trustee

November 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet inspirational local charities & find out more over drinks & nibbles at our informal networking event for Trustees' Week Read more Read less About this Event All charities need a great board of trustees with a range of skills, experience and ideas to make sure they're effective, efficient and legally compliant. And being a trustee can help you: gain experience and progress in your career share existing skills and expertise give something back to your community promote a cause…

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Leicester Business Festival – Harness Your Inner Alan Sugar & Discover the Hidden Riches of Being a Business Trustee

November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
LE1 5SN
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Becoming a trustee is a great way to give back to the community, impart expertise and broaden your CV. Join Voluntary Action LeicesterShire, for this information and networking event for people working in the business world who want to find out more about becoming a trustee in the local area. You will come away with a better understanding of how you can give back to your local community and what the local voluntary sector looks like. You will also gain…

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Dorset Community Action – Trustee Club Breakfast Meeting

November 7 @ 8:00 am - 9:45 am
BH21 1EB
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Need to recruit Trustees? If the answer is yes, then come along to the next Trustee Club meeting on 7th November 2019 and hear from two local organisations about how they found new trustees and the support available in Dorset for organisations looking for trustees. The Trustee Club supported by Ward Goodman, aims to support Chrity Trustees, Social Enterprise Directors and Management Committee Members to provide good governance and effective leadership which is fundamental to the success of their organisations.…

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Voluntary Action Leicestershire – Trustees’ Week Network and Learn Event

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
LE1 5SN
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The trustee week network and learn event gives the opportunity for trustees of local voluntary community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations to come together and discuss relevant topics. The charity governance code is endorsed by the charity commission. It represents a standard of good governance practice to which all charities should aspire. The code has seven principles, one being Board Effectiveness. This interactive session will help you to discuss with other local trustees on how your board works as an…

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Community Assets Transfer

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
M6 6ES
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The UK’s leading property advice charity the Ethical Property Foundationis delighted to offer this property workshop for non-profit organisations in partnership with Salford CVS. Venue: St Sebastian Community Centre, Douglas Green, Salford, M6 6ES Date: 7th November 2019 Time:10am - 1.30pm Workshop and Lunch (included) Time:1.30pm - 3.30pm Confidential 1:1 Advice Clinic You will work with real-life case... Book here Find out more...

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Introduction to trusteeship webinar

November 7 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for our Become a trustee webinar. We’ll cover: • what the role involves including the responsibilities • what the commitment is • What to think about when considering your options • the recruitment process. At the end of the webinar you’ll come away knowing • whether trusteeship is for you • how to choose a charity that suits you • how to find the right role and apply. For more information click here.

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WCVA Webinar: Top Tips to Improve your governance

November 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Good governance is essential for charities, but it can be difficult to stay on top of all your responsibilities as a trustee. This free webinar will provide some top tips for maintaining high standards of governance in your charity and tell you about tools and resources that can support you in your role. To book your free place on the above events please e-mail eventsadmin@wcva.org.uk    

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Governance Now

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
NW1 2BJ
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A Core Leadership & Cultural Governance Alliance event. Governance Now is the flagship national conference for cultural sector trustees and professionals and be part of a positive culture change, becoming more aware, connected and empowered to address the challenge of achieving good governance. Returning after sell-out success in 2018, this year’s conference will bring together a wide range of expert speakers to share insights and best practice to help you get ahead in the art of achieving good governance. Session…

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A workshop about becoming a trustee for senior charity leaders

November 11 @ 1:30 am - 5:30 pm
EC2A 3EA
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Are you looking for ways to develop new skills on your leadership journey? Would you like to develop your knowledge and understanding of other causes and types of charity? Do you wonder how you can gain broad leadership experience across a range of functional areas including strategy, fundraising, finance, HR, PR, impact management and governance? Joining a charity board as a voluntary trustee is a way of gaining valuable leadership experience and of enhancing your knowledge of the charity sector,…

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Joining a charity board: find out more about becoming a trustee

November 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
EC4Y 8EH
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This workshop will cover the role of charity trustees, common misconceptions and how to find and apply for a position on a charity board. Did you know? * There are 100,000 vacancies for charity trustees in the UK * Trusteeship is open to all ages, backgrounds and skill sets * Trustees can be any level of seniority in their day job * The level of time commitment is modest (30 hours a year) * Most people don’t know what a…

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