Trustee Training Workshop

Date: 7 June 2018

Venue: Wilsons Solicitors, Alexandra House, St Johns Street, Salisbury SP1 2SB

Time: 9:30 - 16:30

The training is intended for newly appointed trustees and will serve as an introduction to charity law and governance issues including:

  • Understanding your charity's structure
  • The powers and duties of trustees
  • The role of the Charity Commission
  • Commercial issues for charities
  • Disposing of charity property
  • Key accounting issues for charities

The training is provided free of charge.


Programme


09:30
Registration


10:00
Welcome

10:05
Regulation of charities and the role of the Charity Commission - the current climate
Gillian Fletcher, Director of Law and Governance at Wilsons

10:45
Good financial governance (what do you need to have in place to enable this?)
Judith Miller, Partner at Sayer Vincent Chartered Accountants

11:15
Coffee

11:30
Powers and Duties of Trustees – Good governance and avoiding personal liability – a practical guide
James Johnson, Partner and Andrew Mackie, Senior Associate at Wilsons

12:30
Lunch

13:30
Case Study – When things go wrong!

14:30
Understanding your business model (overview of different models and key questions to ask)
Judith Miller, Partner at Sayer Vincent Chartered Accountants

15:00
Coffee

15:15
Property, Employment, and Fundraising – what you need to know
Jane Lonergan, Partner & Notary Public, Stephen Oxley, Partner and Andrew Mackie, Senior Associate at Wilsons

16:00
10 Top tips for Trustees
Gillian Fletcher, Director of Charity Law and Governance at Wilsons

16:10
Q&A

16:30
Drinks and close                      

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