Trustee Training Workshop (June 2019)

Date: 19 June 2019

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

Time: 9:30 - 16:30

" Well delivered in an understandable and friendly manner "

" Very good introduction for new trustees "

" A very professional yet relaxed and hughly informative day. Thank you all "


This 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

10:50
Good financial governance (what do you need to have in place to enable this?)
Judith Miller, Partner at Sayer Vincent Chartered Accountants

11:25
Coffee

11:45
Powers and Duties of Trustees – avoiding personal liability – a practical guide
Andrew Mackie, Senior Associate at Wilsons

12:30
Lunch

13:30
Case Study - When things go wrong!

14:20
Understanding your business model (overview of different models and key questions to ask)
Judith Miller, Partner at Sayer Vincent Chartered Accountants

14:50
Coffee

15:05
Property, Employment, and Fundraising – what you need to know
Jane Lonergan, Partner & Notary Public, Sophia Zand, Associate 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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