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The Kings Fund’s Cascading Leadership programme is now open for new applications for health and wellbeing charity leaders seeking free support, advice and through peer-to-peer suppor

From 1 August 2018 the Charity Commission are tightening the rules on who can run a charity.

VAL is seeking a Chair for our board who can guide us through an exciting and challenging time!

 

As a follow up to their report  - Diversity in Governance, the what, how and why - NPC are hosting a free breakfast seminar:

The Charity Governance Awards are an annual recognition of outstanding governance.  You can read the inspiring stories of the winners in seven categories:

Charities working together

Tuesday 12th June 2018, 8:30am - 9:30am, central London

Serious incidents- how to recognise and survive them.
Wednesday 27 June 2018, 10.00 - 13.00, Central London

Many small charities employ sessional or freelance staff without fully understanding when those arrangements might be considered employment by HMRC and lead to legal responsibilities.

The Open University's Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership has a free online course on Voluntary Sector Leadership that will help you:

- approach leadership in a more energetic and thoughtful way

The Institute for Voluntary Action Research has created a resource website for trustees and managers of charities, social enterprises and community organisations. As well as articles there are videos on topics such as cross sector working, mergers, strategy and core funding.

KnowHow NonProfit's website has lots of useful downloads on topics relating to volunteers and the law - including volunteering and benefits, data protection and volunteers and  involving paid staff as volunteers - that have been checked by Solicitors Bates, Wells, Braithwaite.

The Association of Chairs are launching their Chair’s Challenge series on Tuesday 31 October 2017 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm with an event looking at:

Russell-Cooke solicitors offer free seminars for charities and social businesses. This seminar on 22 November 2017 from 16:45 to 18:00 will look at how charity employers can avoid potentially costly claims of unfair dismissal from employees.

Paula Sussex, chief executive of the Charity Commission, has warned trustees against sticking their heads in the sand when faced with financial difficulties.

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We offer information and support for those who are responsible for the leadership of organisations: trustees and directors.

It can be difficult for small charities to recruit enough trustees with the skills, drive and commitment needed.

'The leadership, direction and supervision of an organisation'