Trustee Training Workshop (February 2019)

Date: 13 February 2019

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

Time: 9:30 - 16:30

"I found this to be a very useful day, well put together and presented"
"The level of detail was perfect and I have a much better idea of how to examine my duties"
"A worthwhile and enjoyable day, very informative"


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.              

Please register 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 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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