Annual Charity Governance Seminar 2017
Aimed at executives of charities and charity trustees, this essential governance update provides an insight into a range of topical governance issues that concern charities.
This year we are delighted to announce that our guest speakers will be Sarah Atkinson, Director of Policy and Communications for the Charity Commission, and Julia Unwin CBE, Chair of the Independent Inquiry into the Future of Civil Society.
Limited spaces available, please book now to avoid disappointment
Registration and coffee
Welcome and Introduction
Fundraising and managing relationships with stakeholders
A lot has changed in the world of fundraising - are you prepared? A look at relating well with funders and other key stakeholders.
Trustees' duties going into 2018
Keeping up with your trustee duties: what are your legal duties and responsibilities going into 2018, and how can you ensure compliance with these duties?
Fraud recovery and serious incident reporting
An interactive workshop exploring how to identify if an incident is 'serious', and how to deal with one if it is. Experience will be shared on how to deal with fraud and assist recovery where fraud has occurred.
Break for tea and coffee
Address from the Charity Commission
Director of Policy and Communication for the Charity Commission.
Civil society futures - governance in changing times
Julia Unwin CBE
Chair of the Independent Inquiry into the Future of Civil Society.
With an opportunity to raise questions and network with other delegates.
Trustee recruitment and the challenges of composing an appropriate trustee board
Getting trustee recruitment right is important for risk management and the resilience of your charity to unforseen events. Experience will be shared on recruiting and how to achieve an effective board of trustees.
Key charity policies and risk management
Improve your charity's resilience to risk by ensuring you have the necessary policies in place. This session looks at risk assessment and management, and explores how the right policies can help to strengthen your charity's governance framework.
Your charity will hold a significant amount of data about individuals (donors, supporters, employees, volunteers etc). The General Data Protection Regulation coming into effect in 2018 represents the biggest change to data protection legislation for 25 years. This workshop looks at GDPR and practical ways to ensure your charity's operations are ready for its introduction.
Break for afternoon tea
Join us for tea and cakes, and a further opportunity to network with other delegates and the speakers.
Roundup and general update