Digital stepping stones for developing your services, A Trustees’ Week event | Cerrig sarn digidol ar gyfer datblygu eich gwasanaethau Digwyddiad Wythnos Ymddiriedolwyr

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Come to this event and gain some practical tips and inspiration on progressing digital within your organisation with Marc Davies from Cwmpas. Dewch i’r digwyddiad hwn i gael ychydig o syniadau ymarferol ac ysbrydoliaeth ar ddatblygu digidol o fewn eich mudiad gyda Marc Davies o gwmni Cwmpas.

Free

Being a charity trustee in the current climate

Online

NCVO is partnering with legal experts Withers LLP for this webinar on key statutory areas trustees need to be aware of, exploring topics including environmental, social and corporate governance; and trustee liability. The webinar will cover material relevant to charities of all sizes.

Free

The future of trusteeship with the Charity Commission

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Getting on Board: What does the future hold for trustees? What changes would you like to see and why? Paul Latham, Director of Communications and Policy at the Charity Commission, talks about the future of trusteeship. You are able to submit a question when you book for this event - please do so!

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Turning passion into purpose

Online

Interested in Trusteeship? Getting on Board knows that people can find it difficult to know how to harness their passion, experience and skills and put it to good use. This session will help you to recognise your passions, and learn how you can put them to good use as a trustee.

Free

Trustee’s Week Celebration with HCR

Moulton Community Centre, Sandy Hill, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN4 7AX

Join HCR for our informal celebration and thank you to trustees. Starting at 9.15am we invite trustees to join us for tea, coffee and cake as we discuss the latest issues and celebrate the great work they’ve achieved in the past year. Finally we will round-up the celebration with lunch.

Free

How to diversify your board

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A Getting on Board session will give you an introduction to how to diversify your board. It will be a whistle stop tour of all the things you need to do, using our newly launched free best practice guide available to you to help you every step of the way.

£5.00

Setting direction in changing times

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A charity's board of trustees helps set direction for their organisation. In changing times, it can be easy to focus on day-to-day operations and lose sight of long-term goals. In this session, NCVO consultant Jenny Potkins will help you think strategically, make decisions and create goals during times of uncertainty.

Free

Young Trustees Movement ‘Champion Training’

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A free 1 hour workshop that will leave you equipped to champion diversity on boards. Learn to articulate and understand how young trustees can enable organisations to navigate uncertainty, future proof decisions and reflect the interest of their communities; and gain a framework to understand how to approach diversity on boards.

Free

Trustees and Fundraising

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This webinar will look at the role of trustees in fundraising and their legal and ethical responsibilities. You’ll hear from the experts, gather practical hints and tips from trustees and senior leaders involved in fundraising, and find out more about the support and resources available.

Free

Chairs Network Scotland: Getting Back on Track

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With the online world and working from home now a huge part of our working life, we must learn how to continue to successfully govern the organisations under our care. Learn how to make effective decisions, implement change and get our organisations back on track after the impact of covid.

£20.00 – £30.00

Is my board mediocre?

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Join Getting on Board to discuss the signs of a mediocre board and what you can do to rescue your board from mediocrity, taking it to an excellent board!

£5.00

What is a trustee and how do I become one?

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Getting on Board believes many people have the potential to be excellent Trustees, offering so much to a charity whilst also gaining great skills for themselves. This session is a great introduction to the world of Trusteeship and the role you can play within it.

Free

Learning points for charity trustees

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In this session Laura Anderson, one of our Senior Managers from the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) will look at: the basics of charity trusteeship the trustee experience in practice common problems – what, why and how how to avoid issues in running a charity

Free

Help! We need new trustees

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Getting on Board will give you an introduction to recruiting trustees for your charity board in this session. It will be a whistle stop tour of all the things you need to do, using our free best practice guide available to you to help you every step of the way.

£5.00

Speaking out on boards

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A webinar from Getting on Board: are some trustees just naturally more quiet, or are they silenced by others? What are the signs that your board room is, or is not, inclusive? What advice might we offer to trustees who want to speak out more? Come and find out.

£5.00

Leading Tough Conversations

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As a trustee, do you know what to do if someone raises a complaint to your board? Would you know the steps to take in managing a grievance raised by a staff member? This webinar from NCVO with Atkinson HR's charity expert Eleanor will answer these questions and more.

Free

Life well lived: how does lived experience enrich a boardroom?

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Getting on Board’s session will focus on how lived experience enriches the boardroom. Including: Steps a Board need to take to enable lived experience voices to have equal power in discussions What considerations those with lived experience think ensure the board room is inclusive.

£5.00

Lifecycle of a Charity: The Trustee Journey

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We’ll look at what excellence looks like for a trustee and the key skills you need. You'll learn how to build those skills and how to separate board and executive functions. We'll also look at building a legacy as a trustee and how to know when and how to leave.

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The Trustee In-tray

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Hear Getting on Board’s panel of experts discuss real-life trustee issues submitted by trustees and charity managers: what's worrying you about your board's work? which are the recurrent issues which make you secretly eye-roll at trustee meetings? You can submit your own issue to our panel when booking your ticket.

£5.00

Developing the ‘Model Boardroom’ approach to upskilling young trustees

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‘Model Boardrooms’ develop the pipeline of young trustees through a gamified approach to learning- think Model UN, but for governance! Hear from young founders about the programme Explore how this approach can be made fun, inclusive, and maximise learning Give your feedback and influence what scenarios could be used

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Tea with a Trustee

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Join Michele Price in exploring the theme of ‘Tea with a Trustee’, a one-to-one chat over a cuppa to help you make a difference. Michele is an experienced charity Lawyer, Campaign Adviser and governance specialist. Click to book your 20-minute slot with Michele on Thursday 10th November on Zoom.

Free

Get feedback on your recruitment materials

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Charities, come to Getting on Board and get feedback on your trustee recruitment materials from trustees and other charities. Attendees will be paired with aspiring and newly appointed trustees in breakout rooms. Only 15 places are available. Anything discussed in breakout rooms will be confidential. Early booking recommended.

£5.00

Specialist skills and how to find them

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As trustees we want skilled people to join our ranks – but how do you work out which skills you really need, and where to find them? Ian Joseph from Trustees Unlimited will help you identify these skills and offer practical advice on how to find the right people.

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AVA Lunch & Learn: Being a Trustee and Getting it Right with Keith Anderson

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AVA are delighted to offer you this session. Trustees are vital to the strategic decision making of a variety of Third Sector organisations. Why not join us to hear more from our Head of Development, Keith Anderson, on what's involved in becoming a Trustee and ensuring you get it right!

What is a trustee and how do I become one?

Online

Getting on Board believes many people have the potential to be excellent Trustees, offering so much to a charity whilst also gaining great skills for themselves. This session is a great introduction to the world of Trusteeship and the role you can play within it.

Free

How to Survive and Thrive in Challenging Times

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This webinar will give trustees the tools and information they need to survive and thrive during the cost-of-living crisis. You’ll get tips from legal and financial experts, focussing on HR and employment, property, VAT and tax, and mergers and collaborations, and find out where to access ongoing free support.

Free

Trustees’ Week Webinar: Charity Governance Round-up!

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Good governance is essential to the success of voluntary organisations. This special Trustees Week webinar will give you an overview of important updates from 2022, including useful tools and resources.

Free

Could you become a charity Chair of trustees?

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Getting on Board, the Association of Chairs and Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland are encouraging a broader range of people to become Chairs of trustees in this webinar. There are no formal qualifications required to be a Chair and people of all backgrounds might consider taking on the role.

Free

Should trustees be paid?

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Getting on Board’s panel of experts discusses whether trusteeship is currently the preserve of people who can afford it? Would paying trustees make the role more accessible? Or would it shift the essential voluntary nature of trusteeship, forfeiting the benefits which come from trustees being independent of any material benefit?

£5.00

Lessons learnt from charities that have diversified their boards

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Getting on Board’s panel discussion about trustee diversity. Come along and hear the experiences of charities who have diversified their boards. What worked? What didn't work at all? What advice would they offer to other charities?

£5.00

Trustees and continuous learning

Online

Learning is a key part of governance, trusteeship, and leading an organisation. Join our panel of experts, chaired by Radojka Miljevic, to hear about their approaches to learning and how their development journey has shaped their experience of trusteeship.

Free

Trustees’ Week First Trusteeship Gathering

32 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4SR

Learn the basics of trusteeship and hear from members of Trustee Match about their experiences in a new role.

Free

Building each other up: developing supportive board behaviours

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Getting on Board turns to mental health. What can trustees do to ensure the good mental health of the organisation's staff and volunteers? And what about the mental health of trustees themselves? Join our expert panel for practical tips and food for thought on this important topic.

£5.00

Finding and recruiting trustees

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Most boards have spaces for new trustees and struggle to find them. This virtual training will give you some hints and tips about finding trustees and discuss ways to recruit the best candidates. Register now to book a place.

Free

Chairs Network Scotland: Trustees Check-In

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In this session, taking place in Trustees week, we want to share some candid Trustee stories. These will include examples of numerous difficult or challenging situations Trustees have faced and what steps could be taken to overcome them and reach a solution.

Free

Mistakes I’ve made as a trustee

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Getting on Board’s panel discussion is for the nosy among you! Hear from our panel of brave trustees willing to share the hair-raising mistakes they have made in their trustee careers. Warts-and-all tales to help the rest of us become better trustees.

£5.00

Festival After-Party

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All Festival attendees, speakers and panellists are welcome to this Festival of Trusteeship after party! We'll discuss some of the key issues raised at this year's Festival in facilitated breakout rooms. If your brain is whirring with everything you've learned this week, come for further discussion, stimulation and networking.

Free

Annual Scottish Charity Seminar

EH1 1JF

This event is designed for Charity Trustees, as well as executives and professional contacts, and will provide an update on current themes impacting the Charity Sector in Scotland.

Free