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May 2016

New website launch

May 10, 2016
CC HQ,
London, United Kingdom
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September 2016
FREE

Introduction to Trusteeship

September 12, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
City Hall,
SE1 2AA United Kingdom
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A free participatory workshop exploring the main roles and responsibilities of trustees. From meeting your legal obligations to providing great leadership: What are the key challenges? What works? And where can you get support? Led by Janet Thorne, CEO of Reach Volunteering, and Luke Strachan, TrusteeWorks Manager also at Reach Volunteering This workshop is particularly suited to new trustees, and those considering becoming a trustee.  

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October 2016
Varies

ICSA Academy Governance Conference

October 4, 2016
Saffron House,
6-10 Kirby Street
London, EC1N 8TS United Kingdom
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Do you have a clear vision for your school governance? Following Parliamentary concerns over multi-academy trust (MAT) performance and accountability, the ICSA Academy Governance Conference aims to provide delegates with the tools to evaluate their school governance framework, benchmark their existing structure, and discuss the fundamental governance principles that will help to deliver educational aims and objectives to an even higher standard. School leaders can find out more on the potential governance impact of becoming part of a MAT and…

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£50

Growing skills, rebuilding trust – Re-thinking charity governance and communications (charity seminar)

October 5, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Events Suite M Shed,
Princes Wharf, Wappping Road
Bristol, BS1 4RN United Kingdom
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A charity seminar provided by Burton Sweet, to support the development of charity trustees and the improvement of charity governance   Speakers: Ed Marsh and Cecile Gillard (Burton Sweet) Guest charity speaker: Lizzie Bond, CEO Changing Tunes   Topics will include: Trustees - their core role, the 'force for good' effect of a quality governing body, finding the right people and succession planning Communicating responsibly and positively in a digital world - getting it right in data protection, social media and 'e…

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Varies

Institute of Fundraising – Trustees and Fundraising Conference 2016

October 10, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Emmanuel Centre,
9-23 Marsham Street
London, SW1P 3DW United Kingdom
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Our Trustees and Fundraising Conference will look at how organisations can develop the best possible relationship between trustees, chief executives and fundraising teams, and how an organisation’s values can frame and impact its strategy for fundraising. It will be your opportunity to find out about what fundraising means for your trustees and learn from some of the best about how to get the balance right between operational and strategic input from your Board. This conference will be made up of five panel…

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Free

Volunteering and Social Justice Festival, Manchester

October 18, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Academy 1,
Oxford Road
London, Select a State: M13 9PR United Kingdom
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The Volunteering Fair that University of Manchester Students' Union host every year is open to all (non-students too!). It is an ideal occasion for you to meet a diverse range of charities and not-for-profit organisations and find volunteering opportunities to get involved in during your time in Manchester. We have a dedicated stall (Stall number SU29) on Trusteeship with details of roles and responsibilities and the opportunities to be involved.

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Free

Webinar: Using Salesforce CRM for Volunteer Management

October 20, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

During this webinar we will be demonstrating how you can use Salesforce CRM and integrated third party apps to assist your team to effectively manage and support volunteers to fulfil their roles. The webinar will be of interest to potential and existing users of Salesforce CRM. The webinar will cover: Functionality to manage volunteer applications and daily management processes. Options for volunteers to input data into your CRM remotely. Online Communities to foster collaboration and discussions for volunteers. Reports and…

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£1075

Institute of Directors – Role of the Trustee (open course)

October 21, 2016
Institute of Directors,
116 Pall Mall
London, SW1Y 5ED United Kingdom
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This highly practical 1-day course is especially designed to provide you with a clear understanding of good governance and the key aspects of running a charity. You will gain both the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure that your organisation complies with the law and meets its aims effectively, ultimately enhancing the delivery of the mission as well as the welfare of your beneficiaries and of your donors.

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The Board Role – Perception vs Reality | An Inspiring Scotland Pro Bono event

October 24, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gillespie Macandrew,
Atholl Crescent
Edinburgh, EH3 8EJ United Kingdom
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This event is for all pro bono supporters who have an interest in discovering more about being on a Board. This event will include a presentation from Gillespie Macandrew and a guest presenter talking about their personal board experience. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A, and then there will be an opportunity for networking with drinks and nibbles. This marks global pro bono week 2016

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Free

Responsibilities of Trustees

October 26, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Orton Hall Hotel,
Orton Longueville
Peterborough, PE2 7DN United Kingdom
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Who should join us? Chief Executives, Trustees and Senior Managers operating in the Charity and Not for Profit sector. Why should you attend? Charities operate within a highly legislated environment and need to ensure they are operating within strict guidelines, delivering a much needed support service whilst juggling valuable funds. By attending this seminar you will come away with a greater knowledge of the unique challenges facing all businesses in this sector, and some practical solutions to ensure the continued…

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The Board Role – Perception vs Reality | An Inspiring Scotland Pro Bono event

October 26, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Burness Paul,
120 Bothwell Street
Glasgow, G2 7JL United Kingdom
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This event is for all pro bono supporters who have an interest in discovering more about being on a Board. This event will include a presentation from Burness Paul and a guest presenter talking about their personal board experience. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A, and then there will be an opportunity for networking with drinks and nibbles. This marks global pro bono week 2016

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Free

Introduction to Investing

October 28, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
16 Babmaes Street,
London, Select a State: SW1Y 6AH United Kingdom
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This workshop is for charity trustees and executives who are new to investing or feel that they have a lack of understanding about how to invest.

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November 2016

Charity Investments – Ethics and Law Seminar 2 November 2016

November 2, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Brewin Dolphin in association with Burton Sweet and Bristol Music Trust present this free charity seminar We will discuss: Key current legal aspects and the latest social investment changes Guidance on best practice for implementing an ethical investment policy Speakers: Cecile Gillard, Legal Manager (Charities and Civil Society) at Burton Sweet Russell Hooper, Assistant Director, Charity and Institutional Clients, Brewin Dolphin Marguerite Jenkin, Finance and Commercial Director, Bristol Music Trust   Great networking with other charity people plus free lunch…

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Impact ready? What trustees need to know about outcomes

November 2, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Civic Suite, Catford Road,
London , SE6 4RU United Kingdom
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This evening seminar will provide trustees with a practical introduction to outcomes monitoring for community organisations. Come and learn about the importance of understanding your organisation's outcomes - the changes you bring about - and how this can help you improve your services, attract support and make the best use of your resources. You will find that capturing, evaluating and communicating your organisation's outcomes and wider impact can simplify the trustee's role, helping you to focus on what’s important rather…

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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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Free

Volunteers’ Fair 2016

November 3, 2016 @ 10:40 am - 1:15 pm
Park Plaza Victoria,
239 Vauxhall Bridge Road
London, SW1V 1EQ United Kingdom
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This year's Volunteers' Fair will run in conjunction with ICAEW's Charity Annual Conference at the Park Plaza Victoria in London. A number of sector experts will share their volunteering experiences and give advice on opportunities, risks and rewards. Whether you are looking to volunteer for the first time or have plenty of experience and are looking for an update on the current volunteering landscape, this free of charge half-day event is an ideal opportunity to network with like-minded individuals, hear from experts…

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Free

Enriching the relationship between Chair and Treasurer

November 3, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CCLA,
Senator House
85 Queen Victoria Street, EC4V 4ET United Kingdom
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The working relationship between Chair and Treasurer is a key one for the charity. Sound finances and good financial planning are fundamental to the health of the organisation and its ability to deliver its mission. Working together Treasurer and Chair need to ensure the board has the financial information and insight it needs to make good decisions. So how do you get the best from each other? This joint event between the Association of Chairs and the Honorary Treasurers Forum…

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Free

Trustees Week: Inform, Inspire, Support, Celebrate

November 7, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Carnegie Conference Centre,
Halbeath Road
Dunfermline, KY11 8DY United Kingdom
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Scotland's Third Sector Governance Forum is proud to present our fourth conference in celebration of Trustees' Week. This is an opportunity to share Scotland’s collective experience of working as, and with, trustees. Our aims are to highlight the great work that trustees are currently doing, and to present opportunities for people from all walks of life to get involved and make a difference. This year's conference will be in the Carnegie Conference Centre, Dunfermline, which is located a 10 minute…

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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

Fit and Full of Fettle – A Trustees Good Practice Guide to Keeping Charities Safe from Crisis

November 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cassop Community Centre,,
Front Street , Cassop, Co.
Co. Durham , DH6 4RJ United Kingdom
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In this workshop we will share some of the common crises faced by charities and provide trustees with pointers and resources to help them keep their charities safe and healthy. The workshop will focus on: Crisis 1- Trustee conflicts Crisis 2- Trustee and staff conflicts Crisis 3 - Poor management - and where it can lead Trustees will be provided with tips for effectively managing their charities and personnel and for the policies, processes and systems necessary for ensuring crises…

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Free

How to Turn Your Ideas into Action

November 7, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toft Hill and Etherley,
Community Centre, Toft Hill, Bishop Auckland,
Co. Durham , DL14 0JB United Kingdom
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The session will allow trustees to develop an understanding of the ways in which people managing organisations can develop new ideas. The workshop will introduce methods for weighing up the 'pros' and 'cons' of new ideas and help trustees focus on how to implement new projects within their own organisations.

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Free

WCVA & ICO Information Governance Webinar

November 7, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Webinar,
Online only CF10 5FH United Kingdom
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Webinar held in partnership with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) David Teague from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) will explain that good information rights practices should start with senior management, and give advice around ways trustees can help their organisation improve their practices. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions. Estimated duration: 45 minutes To book on please email: eventsadmin@wcva.org.uk    or phone 0800 2888 329

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Free

Trustee Role in Risk Management

November 8, 2016 @ 2:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cardiff University Students’ Union,,
Park Place,
Cardiff, CF10 3QN
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Charity Trustees are responsible for ensuring that risks to the charity are regularly reviewed and that they focus their attention on taking actions to address the most serious risks to the charity. As a delegated role, senior staff (or those working directly to deliver services) should regularly review and assess the risks faced by their charity in all areas of its work and plan for the management of those risks. Risk is an everyday part of charitable activity and managing…

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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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Free

Ethical & Responsible Investment

November 8, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
16 Babmaes Street,
London, Select a State: SW1Y 6AH United Kingdom
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This workshop is for charity trustees and executives covering the topic of ethical and responsible investment for charities.

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Free

Fear, risk and disruptive thinking

November 8, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
The Royal Academy of Arts,
Piccadilly
London, W1J 0BD United Kingdom
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Why board diversity is the best hope for the future of governance in the beyond profit sector. This breakfast event, hosted by Prospectus, is aimed at Trustees, CEO’s and senior diversity practitioners. Speakers include Jehangir Malik, Muslim Aid; Kathryn Nawrockyi, Business in the Community and Peter Alleyne, Home Office

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Free

Good Governance: Effective Trustee Boards Cardiff

November 8, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cardiff University Students’ Union,,
Park Place,
Cardiff, CF10 3QN
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Half day workshop – 10am – 1.00pm, 8 November, Cardiff   Is passion enough? An active, involved and well-trained trustee board is essential for the success of any small charity. This course will look at how to key legal duties and responsibilities of trustees and how these translate in practice to ensure a high performing Board. This course will be of benefit to CEOs, Chairs and Trustees who want to find out how they can ensure they deliver good governance and…

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Free

Charity Trustee Conference – Understanding charity finance

November 8, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
NICVA (Northern Ireland for Voluntary Action),
61 Duncairn Gardens
Belfast , Northern Ireland BT15 2GB United Kingdom
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Northern Ireland for Voluntary Action (NICVA) is holding a conference dedicated to charity trustees to promote good financial governance by raising awareness of the legalities and best practice of managing, reporting and raising charity finance. With the changing rules in charity reporting and some high profile examples in the media of weaknesses in financial governance in some charities it is vital that charity trustees know their legal duties and understand how their charity’s finances are raised and managed. New rules for…

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Free

Governing your organisation training

November 8, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
C3SC,,
Third Floor, Baltic House, Mount Stuart Square,
Cardiff , CF10 5FH United Kingdom
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Explore the concept and principles of governance Understand the purpose and uses of your 'governing instrument' (your constitution or rules) Consider the trustees’ relationship with paid staff, including the Chief Officer Explore the importance of Nolan principles and Trustee codes of conduct Understand the role of AGMs and other membership meetings Have an overview of good practice in trustee recruitment

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Free

Trustees Training – Social Value in Knowsley and Impact Measurement

November 8, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Knowsley Community and Voluntary Service (KCVS),
Fusion 21 Link Road, Huyton Business Park
Huyton , L36 6AP United Kingdom
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Knowsley Community and Voluntary Service (KCVS) Measuring your social value and the impact your work has on service users and the wider community is important.  Not only to help you report back to your existing and future stakeholders, funders and commissioners; it also helps you as a trustee understand the worth of your work, helps ensure that the organisation is staying on mission, it’s important in recruiting and retaining staff and volunteers and helps you and your fellow trustees plan…

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Trustee drop in session – Caerphilly

November 8, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fleur-de-lys Institute,,
High Street, Fleur-de-lys,
Pengam, NP12 3UD United Kingdom
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GAVO are holding a number of 2 hour sessions at venues across Gwent. Are you a trustee or a member of a management Committee? If so, these sessions will give you a chance to meet the GAVO Team and to know more about the services that GAVO provide. Join us for a coffee and chat Organisation & Community Group Support – Health & Wellbeing – Training – Volunteering - Children and Families - Safeguarding - Projects

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Free

Charity Finance: what trustees need to know … how managers should present

November 8, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
HBJ Gateley,,
Exchange Tower, 19 Canning Street,
Edinburgh, , EH3 8EH United Kingdom
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Hosted by SCFG in support of Trustees Week, this join seminar is for Charity Finance Professionals and Trustees.  Two concurrent sessions  - one aimed at trustees and providing an overview of finance for charity trustees including how to understand financial reports and make sense of the data provided; the other to share key information and hot tips to charity finance professionals on how to present financial reports to trustees , that are both relevant and meaningful.  The session will come…

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Essential Guide to Good Governance Workshop Series Liverpool

November 8, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Quaker Meeting House,,
22 School Lane,
Liverpool, , L1 3BT United Kingdom
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  Essential Guide to Good Governance Workshop Series To celebrate Trustees' Week 2016 Small Charities Coalition are running a series of governance workshops. The aim of the workshops is to understand the importance of good governance and particularly the role of the leadership team in delivering  an organisation's stated purpose. The workshops will be delivered as two evening sessions on November 8th and 9th. They are structured on the expectation that participants will attend both sessions. The first workshop will include input…

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Effective Governance for Small Charities Workshop Series Leeds

November 8, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
hlw Keeble Hawson,
hlw Keeble Hawson, Capitol House, Russell St,
Leeds, LS1 5SP United Kingdom
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Effective Governance Workshop Series To celebrate Trustees' Week 2016 Small Charities Coalition are running a series of governance workshops. The aim of the workshops is to understand the importance of good governance, how to comply with legislation and regulation and how to maintain an effective board. The workshops will be delivered as two evening sessions on November 8th and 10th. They are structured on the expectation that participants will attend both sessions. The first workshop will cover: What is effective trusteeship? Exploring…

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Trustee Matching and Networking Event

November 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
I Am,
WC2N 4AG
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Join us for this relaxed and informal event if your charity is looking for trustees or you’re interested in becoming a trustee yourself.  You’ll be able to talk to charities that are recruiting and find out the skills required and what it’s really all about!

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Free

Burton Sweet Trustees’ Week Presentation and Reception

November 8, 2016 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
The Chapter House, Bristol Cathedral,
The Chapter House, Bristol Cathedral (entrance via Anchor Road/College Square, Bristol BS1 5TS)
Bristol, BS1 5TS United Kingdom
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Everyone is welcome to join us at this free event celebrating trustees and the charities they serve. Tuesday 8 November 2016 6.15pm - 7.30pm The Chapter House, Bristol Cathedral (entrance via Anchor Road/College Square, Bristol, BS1 5TS)   Guest speaker Helen Wilde, High Sheriff of Bristol   Everyone is warmly invited - to book a free place contact karen.chelton@burton-sweet.co.uk or call 0117 9142057  

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Free

Charity Seminar featuring Sally Magnusson

November 8, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deep Sea World,
North Queensferry, United Kingdom
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Charity Seminar – Experience, Insight & Advice Navigating Uncharted Waters: featuring guest speaker, Sally Magnusson Tuesday 8 November 6.30pm to 8pm Deep Sea World, North Queensferry Thomson Cooper are delighted to announce that Sally Magnusson, founder and Chair of Playlist for Life, is the guest speaker at their Charity Seminar being held on Tuesday 8 November at Deep Sea World in North Queensferry, part of Trustees’ Week 2016. Sally will speak about what led her to create Playlist for Life,…

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Free

What should every trustee know? & Q&A with Sarah Atkinson, Charity Commission

November 8, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online,
London, United Kingdom
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Our Director of Policy & Communications at the England & Wales Charity Commission, Sarah Atkinson, will be hosting this online webinar on what every trustee should know. Do you know your six key duties as a trustee? What must you know about good governance? How should you approach financial resilience? You will be able to ask questions online or tweet us, @chtycommission, with your questions about trusteeship. About Sarah Atkinson Sarah has worked for the Charity Commission for more than…

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Community Works: Governance surgery, annual general meeting and sector star awards ceremony

November 8, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Komedia,
44-47 Gardner St,
Brighton , BN1 1UN United Kingdom
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The evening (7.00-9.00pm) will include brief formalities such as a review of the year, an opportunity for members to elect trustees to our board and approve our annual accounts. It will also include our awards ceremony where the winners of our sector star awards will be announced and presented with their awards. The evening will be co-hosted by our trustees and a celebrity comedian! It will be an excellent opportunity to meet our members, to grab a bite to eat…

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Becoming a Trustee

November 8, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SAVS Centre,,
29-31 Alexandra Street, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS1 1BW United Kingdom
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Interested in using your skills and experience to strengthen your local community?... Then consider becoming a local charity or voluntary group Trustee. Trustees are invaluable in ensuring charities meet their aims by giving their time, skills and expertise to hundreds of charities and voluntary groups across Southend each year. Join us for an informal evening to find out more about this vital voluntary role to support a local charity in your community. There is no commitment by coming along and…

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£85.00

SU Trustee Development Conference – Scotland

November 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday November 9th 2016 The impact of students’ union trustee boards For the first time, NUS Trustee Conference will be open to all students’ union trustees – lay, officer or student. There will be a panel led debate on the difference that SU boards can make to society as a whole, leading into expert-led workshops on topics relevant to both the theme and the regular requests for support NUS get from our members. There will be time to learn from…

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Free

Trustee Workshop: Payroll

November 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
C3SC,,
Third Floor, Baltic House, Mount Stuart Square,
Cardiff , CF10 5FH United Kingdom
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An introductory workshop for Trustees that wish to develop their group or organisation to take on payroll, the workshop will cover key considerations and options available for managing payroll. This event is not part of C3SC training programme and is Free to attend.

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Challenges for Chairs

November 9, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Blake Morgan LLP,
One Central Square
Cardiff, CF10 1FS United Kingdom
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A seminar looking at the challenges facing Chairs of trustee boards in Wales, followed by a networking lunch. As part of Trustees’ Week 2016 we are pleased to invite you to an event held by WCVA in partnership with Association of Chairs and Blake Morgan LLP. The event is aimed specifically at Chairs and Vice-Chairs of trustee boards in Wales and will look at some of the key issues which are of particular concern to them including sustainable funding, recruitment…

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Trustee Leadership Programme: Manchester

November 9, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Manchester Art Gallery,
Mosley Street
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Introducing the consolidated Close Brothers' Trustee Leadership Programme in Manchester in Autumn 2016. Sign up today to develop your leadership skills and strengthen UK charities. Created and delivered by social enterprise Cause4 in partnership with the Clothworkers’ Company, this acclaimed Trustee course will give professionals the skills and confidence that they need to join a charity as a board member. An enriching career development opportunity offered over the course of one day, the programme will cover the key regulatory issues alongside providing…

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Free

North East Wales Trustees Network Event

November 9, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Alyn Waters,,
Gwersyllt,
Wrexham , LL11 4AG United Kingdom
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North East Wales Trustees Network Event – information and Celebration of Trustees of Third Sector and Charitable Organisations.  Lunch and afternoon tea is provided. Please contact sharon.stocker@avow.org 01978 312556 to reserve a place.

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Free

Fit and Full of Fettle – A Trustees Good Practice Guide to Keeping Charities Safe from Crisis

November 9, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Belmont Community Centre,,
Gilesgate Moor,
Durham , DH1 2LL United Kingdom
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In this workshop we will share some of the common crises faced by charities and provide trustees with pointers and resources to help them keep their charities safe and healthy. The workshop will focus on: Crisis 1- Trustee conflicts Crisis 2- Trustee and staff conflicts Crisis 3 - Poor management - and where it can lead Trustees will be provided with tips for effectively managing their charities and personnel and for the policies, processes and systems necessary for ensuring crises…

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Free

Gearing up for a new code of governance (Webinar)

November 9, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online,
London, United Kingdom
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Our expert panel* will discuss how charities can get the most out of the 3rd edition of the Good Governance Code. We will explore: - why a new Code is needed - how charities of any size can get to grips with the Code - how the principles of good governance apply to your organisation - what effective board leadership looks like Whether you’re a trustee, chief executive or company secretary, join us on Wednesday 9 November at 4pm. *Campbell…

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Free

Responsibilities of Trustees

November 9, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Doddington Hall,
Lincoln LN6 4RU United Kingdom
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Who should join us? Chief Executives, Trustees and Senior Managers operating in the Charity and Not for Profit sector. Why should you attend? Charities operate within a highly legislated environment and need to ensure they are operating within strict guidelines, delivering a much needed support service whilst juggling valuable funds. By attending this seminar you will come away with a greater knowledge of the unique challenges facing all businesses in this sector, and some practical solutions to ensure the continued…

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Free

Trustee drop in session – Monmouthshire

November 9, 2016 @ 10:00 pm
Bridges Community Centre,,
Drybridge Park,
Monmouth , NP25 5AS United Kingdom
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GAVO are holding a number of 2 hour sessions at venues across Gwent. Are you a trustee or a member of a management Committee? If so, these sessions will give you a chance to meet the GAVO Team and to know more about the services that GAVO provide. Join us for a coffee and chat Organisation & Community Group Support – Health & Wellbeing – Training – Volunteering - Children and Families - Safeguarding - Projects

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£200

Charity Technical Conference 2016

November 10, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Midland Hotel,
Peter Street
Manchester, M60 2DS United Kingdom
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A full-day conference incorporating key technical updates and sector insights from industry experts. Hear how changes over the last 12 months will impact the sector going forward. Get up-to-date knowledge of key developments in the sector and network with fellow specialists.

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£85.00

SU Trustee Development Conference – London and the South

November 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
LSE Students’ Union,
London, United Kingdom
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Thursday 10th November 2016 The impact of students’ union trustee boards For the first time, NUS Trustee Conference will be open to all students’ union trustees – lay, officer or student. There will be a panel led debate on the difference that SU boards can make to society as a whole, leading into expert-led workshops on topics relevant to both the theme and the regular requests for support NUS get from our members. There will be time to learn from…

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Free

CARDIFF and VALE OF GLAMORGAN TRUSTEE NETWORK Good Governance in the light of the collapse of Kids Company

November 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In summer 2015 the Kids Company a high profile, flamboyant and unique children’s charity collapsed. It is the largest and highest profile charity to go bust in recent times. So what happened? What can we learn from the findings that have been released to date?  If your organisation were to come under similar scrutiny would you feel confident of your own governance? Geldards solicitors will be giving a key note presentation entitled “Good Governance in the light of the collapse…

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Free

Trustees Training – Roles, Responsibilities & Managing Change

November 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Knowsley Community and Voluntary Service (KCVS),
Fusion 21 Link Road, Huyton Business Park
Huyton , L36 6AP United Kingdom
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by Knowsley Community and Voluntary Service (KCVS) Whether you are a new trustee, have been a trustee for a while or just considering taking on a role, whether you sit on a formal board or more informal management committee (it doesn’t have to be a registered charity or formal organisation) this workshop will provide you with tools to help you be more effective in achieving your organisation’s aims and objectives for the good of your community. You will learn about…

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Free

Trustees’ Coffee Morning

November 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tullibody Civic Centre,,
Abercromby Place,
Tullibody, , FK10 2RU United Kingdom
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A coffee morning for all local trustees throughout Clackmannanshire to celebrate and recognise the hard work they do.

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Free

Webinar – How can Cloud-Based CRM’s help Trustees and Charities to deliver results?

November 10, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Online,
London, United Kingdom
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At Economic Change we run a series of Economic Exchange events to share know-how and expertise in the sector. During Trustee's Week we are hosting an online webinar about how can Cloud CRM’s help Trustees and Charities to deliver results? Within this webinar we will unpack five areas that a Cloud-based CRM and integrated digital tools can help a charity to improve: -         Governance & Strategy -         Service Delivery -         Fundraising -         Cyber security -         Resourcing

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Trustee drop in sessions – Newport workshops

November 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Christchurch Centre,,
Malpas Road,
Newport , NP20 5PP United Kingdom
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GAVO are holding a number of 2 hour sessions at venues across Gwent. Are you a trustee or a member of a management Committee? If so, these sessions will give you a chance to meet the GAVO Team and to know more about the services that GAVO provide. Join us for a coffee and chat Organisation & Community Group Support – Health & Wellbeing – Training – Volunteering - Children and Families - Safeguarding - Projects (Afternoon of GAVO AGM)

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Trustee Week: Good Governance-Effective Trustees

November 10, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The FSI,
The Grayston Centre, 28 Charles Square,
LONDON, N1 6HT
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The FSI are running an afternoon workshop 1.30-4.30pm 10th November. Is passion enough? An active, involved and well-trained trustee board is essential for the success of any small charity. This course will look at how to key legal duties and responsibilities of trustees and how these translate in practice to ensure a high performing Board. Target Audience This course will be of benefit to CEOs, Chairs and Trustees who want to find out how they can ensure they deliver good…

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Annual meeting of Shropshire RCC

November 10, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Upton Magna Village Hall,
SY4 4TZ United Kingdom
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Annual meeting of Shropshire RCC with Debra Alcock Taylor as guest speaker

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Interested in using your skills to benefit the community? Find out about becoming a charity trustee

November 10, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Town Hall,,
Hebden Bridge HX7 7BY United Kingdom
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Trustees of the Hebden Bridge Community Association (HBCA) are inviting people for a cuppa and a piece of cake in The Town Hall cafe to mark Trustees Week and find out more about becoming a charity trustee. Several trustees will be on hand for an informal chat about their experience of being involved with Hebden Bridge Community Association (HBCA), the charity that owns and manages The Town Hall on behalf of the whole community.

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Richmond & CVS annual Trustee recruitment evening

November 10, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Richmond and Adult Community College (RACC),
Parkshot
Richmond, Select a State: TW9 2RE United Kingdom
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The evening starts with a free bite-size training session for organisations on top tips for supporting and developing your Trustees.   This is followed by the main Speed Networking event where organisations have the opportunity to talk to members of the public who may be interested in Trustee opportunities.   For further details and to book a stall for your organisation, please follow the link here.

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Trustee Week: Trustee Role in Risk Management

November 10, 2016 @ 5:30 pm
The FSI,
The Grayston Centre, 28 Charles Square,
LONDON, N1 6HT
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The FSI are running an evening workshop 5.30pm – 8.30pm 10th November. Charity trustees are responsible for ensuring that risks to the charity are regularly reviewed and that they focus their attention on taking actions to address the most serious risks to the charity. As a delegated role, senior staff (or those working directly to deliver services) should regularly review and assess the risks faced by their charity in all areas of its work and plan for the management of…

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Trustee Week: Trustee Role in Fundraising

November 10, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The FSI,
The Grayston Centre, 28 Charles Square,
LONDON, N1 6HT
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The FSI is running an evening workshop 5.30pm – 8.30pm 10th November. One of the key strategic responsibilities of the Trustee Board is to ensure that the charity has sufficient resources to pursue its aims and objectives. This responsibility requires Trustees to take an active interest in fund development. This workshop will cover the key areas that Trustees should be focusing on to discharge their responsibility. Target Audience Designed for CEOs and Trustees. Learning Outcomes This half day workshop will…

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Trustee and Volunteers Conference – Stronger Charities through Good Leadership

November 10, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Chester le Street Parish Centre,,
Church Chare, Chester le Street
Co. Durham , DH3 3QB United Kingdom
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It's National Trustees Week from the 7th November and as part of this, Durham Community Action would like to invite you to our evening conference. The event will be bring together a range of speakers from the third sector, Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) and Durham Constabulary who will talk about trustees leadership, looking after people (HR) and preventing fraud. The aim of the event is to provide information on good practice in running a charity/social enterprise and be an opportunity to listen…

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Thank you and recruitment event

November 11, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
OCAY,
52 Townend Street,
York. , YO31 7QG United Kingdom
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Coffee/Tea and cake to thank our existing Trustees and drop in for people interested in becoming a Trustee

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SU Trustee Development Conference – North and Midlands

November 11, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Union at MMU,
Manchester, M15 6AD United Kingdom
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Friday 11th November 2016 The impact of students’ union trustee boards For the first time, NUS Trustee Conference will be open to all students’ union trustees – lay, officer or student. There will be a panel led debate on the difference that SU boards can make to society as a whole, leading into expert-led workshops on topics relevant to both the theme and the regular requests for support NUS get from our members. There will be time to learn from…

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How to Turn Your Ideas into Action

November 11, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Venue,,
Wear Road, Stanley,
Co. Durham, , DH9 6LU United Kingdom
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The session will allow trustees to develop an understanding of the ways in which people managing organisations can develop new ideas. The workshop will introduce methods for weighing up the 'pros' and 'cons' of new ideas and help trustees focus on how to implement new projects within their own organisations.

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Drop in Trustee information – York

November 11, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
OCAY,
52 Townend Street,
York. , YO31 7QG United Kingdom
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Tea, cake and information for people interested in becoming a Trustee

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Trustee drop in – Blaenau Gwent

November 11, 2016 @ 10:00 pm
Ebbw Vale Institute,,
Church Street, Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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GAVO are holding a number of 2 hour sessions at venues across Gwent. Are you a trustee or a member of a management Committee? If so, these sessions will give you a chance to meet the GAVO Team and to know more about the services that GAVO provide. Join us for a coffee and chat Organisation & Community Group Support – Health & Wellbeing – Training – Volunteering - Children and Families - Safeguarding - Projects

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Find out more about being a trustee – Middlesbrough

November 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Middlesbrough Central Library,,
Central Square, TS1 2AY United Kingdom
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To celebrate Trustees’ Week 2016, join Ageing Better Middlesbrough on Saturday 12 November, 1pm – 3pm at Middlesbrough Central Library for an event promoting the extensive range of opportunities available through trusteeship, and the wide variety of skills and experiences needed to make a difference in the local voluntary sector. Like the directors of a company, the trustees of a charity are responsible for the organisation’s strategy and for good governance. Boards generally meet for two to three hours once a month or less frequently.…

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£85

A Trustee’s Role in Fundraising

November 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
DSC,
356 Holloway Rd
London, Select a State: N7 6PA United Kingdom
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In light of the recent fundraising review, it has never been more essential that a charity’s board understands their role when it comes to effective and responsible fundraising within their charity.

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£85

New Fundraising Regulation: what fundraisers need to know

November 15, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DSC,
356 Holloway Rd
London, Select a State: N7 6PA United Kingdom
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The session will take a critical look at the recent media coverage of fundraising techniques, together with the proposals for the stricter regulation of fundraising.

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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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Bold Leadership in Uncertain Times

November 18, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
City Hall,
SE1 2AA United Kingdom
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Join us for our charity leadership conference for London - "Bold leadership in uncertain times" - for Trustees, Chief Executives and community leaders across the capital. This free event is at City Hall on Friday 18 November 2016, with a conference session 10am-12.30pm, a lunch and networking marketplace 12.30-1.30pm, and then optional afternoon workshops 1.30-3.30pm. We're grateful to Team London and Reach for working with us to make this event free for you to attend. The conference starts with a…

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Ever considered becoming a charity trustee?

November 22, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
SRCC Training Suite,
SY2 6LG United Kingdom
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Awareness evening with chance to meet local charities looking to recruit Trustees To sign up: Ring Julia baron on 01743 237876 or email Julia.baron@shropshire-rcc.org.uk  

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£30

Stone King Charity Trustee Training – Contracts, Information, Data and Intellectual Property

November 23, 2016 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Stone King LLP,,
91 Charterhouse Street,
London , EC1M 6HR United Kingdom
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Join our Charity Trustee Training programme Upcoming session address the role of a charity trustee when your charity enters into a contract; data protection new EU regulation and the implications for your charity; reputation and brand management. It’s an interactive forum in which you may ask as many questions as you wish from our expert legal advisors.

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£119

Risk and Fraud Conference

November 30, 2016
Inmarsat,
99 City Road
London, EC1Y 1AX United Kingdom
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Wednesday 30 November 09:00 - 17:00 Book now - early bird rate until Friday 21 October With charities striving to survive in a challenging environment, risk has never been higher on the agenda. CFG's Risk and Fraud Conference will give delegates practical advice on the steps that trustees, financial leaders and chief executives should follow when encountering situations where there is potential opportunities for risk or fraud. In response to such a risk market and the importance to charities of managing their risk,…

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December 2016

Campaigning and the law – how to both campaign lawfully and use the law to achieve change

December 1, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bindmans LLP,
236 Gray's Inn Road
London, WC1X 8HB United Kingdom
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Recent legal and regulatory changes from the Lobbying Act to the Charity Commission’s referendum advice have led to a high degree of confusion and some anxiety about campaigning and the law for charities today. Overall, these measures have had a noticeable “chilling effect” on the sector, with new research showing that many senior managers, trustees and funders no longer feel comfortable supporting campaigns. This event has been designed to help introduce clarity and restore confidence. Hosted by Bindmans LLP in…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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