HCR Law LLP: Trustees Week Celebrations

We are hosting four free breakfast events in each of our Cheltenham, Cardiff, Cambridge and Central England (Northampton) offices throughout the week of 6 to 10 November from 8 - 9.45am. Each session will feature different professional and charity speakers covering topics which are relevant to all charities. View the dates and locations for the events: https://www.hcrlaw.com/event/trustees-week/

BDO – Trustees for change: Panel Discussion with Helen Stephenson, CEO Charity Commission

Auditorium 1st Floor, 55 Baker Street, London, United Kingdom

This in-person event will facilitate an engaging panel discussion that delves into the nuances, challenges, and triumphs of trusteeship. Guest speakers include the Charity Commission’s CEO Helen Stephenson; Dr Priya Singh, Chair of Trustees at NCVO; and a range of experienced Trustees and Charity Professionals who will share their knowledge and experience of trusteeship and charitable organisations. Questions will be taken from the audience and networking with refreshments provided from 5.30pm. Programme: 4pm registration, 4:30pm event, 5:30pm networking, 7pm close Please complete your details to reserve your place: https://ecomms.bdo.co.uk/s/a9762fe125388f2c1f399bd3d242367b9a8d4293

Getting on Board – Turning passion into purpose

Webinar Online only

This session will help you to recognise and distil your passions, and consider and learn more trusteeship as an opportunity to put it to good use. Register for the event: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/turning-passion-into-purpose-tickets-713704137287?aff=oddtdtcreator

Young Trustees Movement – Champion Training

Webinar Online only

When 1/12 trustees are named either John or David and fewer than 3% of trustees are under 30. It’s no secret that board diversity is an issue. Join us in changing that. The first step is attending this workshop. Register for the event: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/young-trustees-movement-champion-training-tickets-123188392799

gunnercooke and Investec – Making the most out of your Charity reserves

Online , United Kingdom

To celebrate Trustees Week, gunnercooke and Investec will share their respective legal and financial expertise on the topical and trending issues of reserves, and resilience and introducing you to how crypto currency has become part of the charity landscape. Reserve your place: https://share.hsforms.com/1MaCnRjDFT5WLniJb0rjG4Qbunjn

Here 4 BDCC – Trustee Panel Event

The Bright Building University of Bradford, Bradford

Join us at a panel and Q&A event for existing and prospective trustees. We have 5 fabulous panellists, each sharing their personal and professional experiences. Find out what being a trustee involves, the common challenges trustees face plus potential solutions, and hear about how trustees and staff can work collaboratively. Register for the event: http://www.cabad.org.uk/events/trustee-panel-discussion-and-qa/

Getting on Board – What is a trustee and how do I become one?

Webinar Online only

This one hour session is a great introduction to the world of Trusteeship and will cover, what trustees are, what they do and how you can become one. Register for the event: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/what-is-a-trustee-and-how-do-i-become-one-tickets-713847024667?aff=oddtdtcreator

SCVO – Urgent priority or gradual progress? Debating how we should fix governance

EICC The Exchange, Edinburgh

Join SCVO to debate a more radical approach to governance, where we’ll thrash out the challenges of being too maverick, and the risks of doing nothing. What do we need to change to see more inclusive boards, less red tape and a more agile and dynamic approach to governance? Register for the event: https://scvo.scot/the-gathering/events/a1v3z00000JIJ6AAAX/urgent-priority-or-gradual-progress-debating-how-we-should-fix-governance?page=1

Burton Sweet – Trustees’ Week Reception

St. Georges Great George Street, Bristol, United Kingdom

The Burton Sweet Charities Team will be marking the fantastic contribution of charity trustees to our local communities. This free social event will be held at St George's in Bristol and include wine and drinks, as well as canapés. Register for the event: https://www.burton-sweet.co.uk/event/trustees-week-reception/

Getting on Board – Navigating barriers to trusteeship

Webinar Online only

Join us to look at evidence of additional barriers faced by under-represented groups. We will cover evidence of existing barriers, how to navigate them and how to throw the ladder back down once you have achieved your goal. Register for the event: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/navigating-barriers-to-trusteeship-tickets-713916502477?aff=oddtdtcreator

Getting on Board – Lived experience on boards: the latest insights

Webinar Online only

What are the latest insights on recruiting and retaining lived experience on boards? What are the pipeline schemes to introduce people with lived experience to trusteeship and to support them to find a role? Join our panel discussion on this topic. Register for the event: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lived-experience-on-boards-the-latest-insights-tickets-713935850347?aff=oddtdtcreator


Macc & Young Manchester – Get to know trusteeship and get involved during Trustees’ Week 2023

Friends Meeting House 6 Mount Street, Manchester

To mark Trustees’ Week, Macc is holding an information and networking event to promote the role and impact of trusteeship, whilst also encouraging connections between potential trustees and recruiting groups and organisations from the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector. Register for the event: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/get-to-know-trusteeship-and-get-involved-during-trustees-week-2023-tickets-736379269217

Getting on Board – Frontline volunteer to trustee

Webinar Online only

Come along to hear our panel of frontline volunteers who became trustees who will tell us about their journeys, and discuss some of the considerations when frontline volunteers become trustees. Register for the event: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/from-frontline-volunteer-to-trustee-tickets-713953463027?aff=oddtdtcreator

Mid Sussex Voluntary Action – What Does it Really Take to be a Treasurer?

The Cherry Tree Centre 55 Fairfield Road, United Kingdom

Uncover the secrets behind being a Treasurer - an event that will reveal what it truly takes! Register for the event: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/trustees-week-what-does-it-really-take-to-be-a-treasurer-tickets-736457874327?aff=oddtdtcreator

Getting on Board – Are charities heterosexist?

Webinar Online only

Join #CharitySoStraight and a panel of experts by experience to consider the role of sexuality and heterosexism* on charity boards and in the charity sector. *Heterosexism: discrimination or prejudice against gay people on the assumption that heterosexuality is the normal sexual orientation. Register for the event: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/are-charities-heterosexist-tickets-714444521797?aff=oddtdtcreator


Mid Sussex Voluntary Action – Debunking the Myths of the Role of Chair

The Cherry Tree Centre 55 Fairfield Road, United Kingdom

Have you ever pondered the reality behind the role of a Chair within a non-profit organisation? This event is all about challenging misconceptions and demystifying the role of a Chair. Register for the event: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/trustees-week-debunking-the-myths-of-the-role-of-chair-tickets-736467302527?aff=oddtdtcreator

Mid Sussex Voluntary Action – Challenge Your Assumptions – Inclusive Trustee Recruitment

The Cherry Tree Centre 55 Fairfield Road, United Kingdom

At this unique in-person gathering, we invite you to challenge your assumptions about inclusive trustee recruitment. Explore best practices and learn effective strategies and tools to foster diversity and cultivate more well-rounded boards, facilitated by the award winning Watch This Sp_ce. Register for the event: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/trustees-week-challenge-your-assumptions-inclusive-trustee-recruitment-tickets-736484042597?aff=oddtdtcreator

Getting on Board – Where are the working class trustees?

Webinar Online only

Last year, our panel and attendees tended to agree that trusteeship has a class issue. This year we want to talk about solutions and progress. Has anything changed? What can we do to bring class barriers into the light and to make trusteeship more accessible? Register for the event: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/where-are-the-working-class-trustees-tickets-714449075417?aff=oddtdtcreator


Getting on Board – Imposters on boards: overcoming imposter syndrome

Webinar Online only

This session is for and about aspiring and serving trustees who worry that they don’t really deserve their place on a charity board. Join us as we discuss this topic. Register for the event: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/imposters-on-boards-overcoming-imposter-syndrome-tickets-714462375197?aff=oddtdtcreator