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Understanding Financial Accounts
Tuesday 19 March, 5.45-7.45pm, Ladbroke Grove
This free session is suitable for both new trustees and those who feel they would benefit from a better understanding of their charity's finances and accounts. 

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Introduction to Trusteeship
Friday 5 April, 1.30-5pm, City Hall
This workshop will give a broad overview of the roles and responsibilities of being a trustee.  It is ideal for new trustees and those wanting a refresher on trusteeship. Existing trustees will also be there to share their experiences and answer questions.

Working with Trustees: Recruitment & Diversity
Friday 12 April, 1.45-4.30pm
This workshop will help you to identify and successfully recruit the right trustees to develop your organisation. You will come away with a clear idea of the type of trustees you need, a draft advert, a list of free places to advertise, and a plan to ensure that new trustees hit the ground running.


Quality and transparency has fallen in charity accounts
Find out about the Charity commission’s review of the sets of accounts submitted by charities for the accounting year ending on 31 December 2016. The review has found that transparency and quality has fallen.

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Charity Commission newsletter
The Charity Commission has a quarterly newsletter providing essential information for charity trustees and their advisers. 

Charity Leadership: Boards That Work
Thursday 16 May, 9.45-1.45pm, Shoreditch
This course will be of benefit to CEOs, Chairs and Trustees who want to find out how they can ensure they deliver good governance and get the best out of their Trustee Boards

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Charity Leaders: Fundraising
Tuesday 14 May, 9.45-1.45pm, Shoreditch
One of the key strategic responsibilities of the Trustee Board is to ensure that the charity has sufficient resources to pursue its aims and objectives. This workshop will cover the key areas Trustees should be focussing on.

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Health and safety for charities – what happens when it goes wrong
This article from Russell Cooke Solicitors looks at legal health and safety regulations and details the risks to avoid when trying to be health and safety compliant.

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