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Training courses for charity trustees 2017-2018 Multiple sessions available

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Overview 

The series of events will cover a range of essential topics including our charity law update and an introduction to charity finance and reporting. Many of the sessions will also be useful for charity chief executives, finance directors and other senior managers.

The programme is designed to help you keep up-to-date with developments in the sector, and provide flexibility by enabling you to select sessions of interest to you and your charity.  
 

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    Charity Law Update

    28th February 2018 @ 13:30
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    Overview 

    We will look at the latest developments in charity law including:

    • Possible new charity law
    • Fundraising
    • Charity Commission cases and guidance

    Speakers:

    Farrer & Co

    Venue:

    Farrer & Co, 66 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London  WC2A 3LH

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    What every trustee should know (full day)

    08th March 2018 @ 09:30
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    Overview 

    What information do you need as a trustee and what are your legal responsibilities? This session will provide a comprehensive summary of trustees’ duties and responsibilities and will cover issues such as:

    • The framework within which charities operate:
      • the legal structures used by charities, the regulation of charities, the role of the Charity Commission and the public benefit requirement
    • Trustees’ duties, responsibilities and potential liabilities, and the role of the chairperson
    • Responsibilities for identifying and managing risk
    • Charity accounting: the accounting and reporting framework, unravelling the jargon, preparation of accounts, ensuring you receive the right financial information, the role of trustees and audit committee
    • Charity funds, investments and banking
    • Fundraising: the ground rules, the role of professionals and corporate support
    • Trading: the ground rules and the use of subsidiary companies
    • Recent regulatory developments
    • Governance best practice. 

    Speakers:

    Cazenove Charities, Farrer & Co and haysmacintyre

    Venue:

    Schroders, 31 Gresham St, London EC2V 7QA 

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    What every trustee should know (refresher)

    29th March 2018 @ 13:30
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    Overview 

    For those trustees that cannot spare a whole day, or who feel they need a refresher on the key elements of trusteeship, this half day course picks up the key points of the whole day session in an afternoon. This session will assume a certain level of knowledge of trusteeship and legal duties and is designed as a refresher course.

    Speakers:

    Cazenove Charities, Farrer & Co and haysmacintyre

    Venue:

    Schroders, 31 Gresham St, London EC2V 7QA 

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