Trustee Training Workshop

Date: 8 October 2019

Venue: The Union Jack Club, Sandell Street, London SE1 8UJ

Time: 09:30 - 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 will be provided free of charge. Please see the full programme below.


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 Charity Law and Governance at Wilsons

10:50
Powers and Duties of Trustees – avoiding personal liability – a practical guide

Andrew Mackie, Senior Associate at Wilsons

11:35
Coffee

11:55
Case Study – When things go wrong!

13:00
Lunch

13:45
Good financial governance: what do you need to have in place? and key questions to ask?

Judith Miller, Partner at Sayer Vincent Chartered Accountants

14:45
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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