Trustee week e-news

You can check out our Trustee e-news in time for National Trustees' Week on 13-17 November. Find out how to get involved and celebrate with your trustees.

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Trustees' Week events

National Trustees' Week is on 13-17 November. You can check out the Trustees' Week website to find out how to get involved.

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Do you want to recognize the hard work of your trustees?

The Charity Governance Awards 2017 are now open for you to enter your Board for a chance to win up to £5,000. There are seven categories you can enter.

Full details here

Avoiding claims of unfair dismissal from Charity employees

Wednesday 22 November 4.45 -6.30pm, Holborn

This free Russell-Cooke seminar will cover the risks of unfair dismissal claims when an employment Contract is terminated.

Register your place here

The role of Charity Trustees in an ever changing landscape

Tuesday 28 November, 5-7.30pm,Cannon Street

This session will cover the new Charity Governance Code and explain what it means in practice as well as outline the legal obligations and roles within a board. 

Register your place here

Free training available for your board

We can offer one-to one support or in-house training sessions on matters such as governance, fundraising and strategic planning.

Find out more here

The Essential Trustee Series

FSI have released the first four videos of their Essential Trustee Series to help promote good governance for all charity Trustees.

Watch here

Charities must put those we help on the board of trustees

This Guardian article by Joel Rose, the Chief Executive of Cardiomyopathy UK discusses the importance of having service users on a board.

Read the article here

Tips for trustees on using social media with confidence

This article by Dr Simon Davey from Cass Centre for Charity Effectivemenss offers some tips for trustees using social media.

Read the article here

Trustee vacancies

Looking for new trustees? You can add your vacancy on to our website. These vacancies will be sent out to our members and placed on Charity Jobs in time for Trustee Week.

Add your vacancy here

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Please do forward on to them. They can add themselves to the mailing list on the our governance webpage