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Good Governance: Understanding Your Legal and Financial Responsibilities

This essential session will look at the legal and financial aspects of charitable organisations and the roles and responsibilities associated with them.

The course will cover the following aspects:

Legal:

  • Different legal structures
  • Charitable Incorporated Organisations – what are they?
  • Legal reporting requirements
  • Trustee duties

Finance:

  • Internal and external reporting requirements
  • The new Statement of Recommended Practice (2015)
  • What financial control means and how to achieve it
  • Risk

What will I learn?

By the end of this session you will:

  • Understand the pros and cons of different legal structures and their importance
  • Understand your legal reporting requirements
  • Know the key changes that have taken place in the new Statement of Recommended Practice (2015) and the implications of this
  • Understand how to achieve financial control within your organisation
  • Mitigate risk to your organisation

Trainer details

Tessa Hennessey is an Oxford-based solicitor who specialises in advising charitable and other not for profit organisations on governance and regulatory issues. Tessa has first-hand experience of being a trustee of a small charity and has also worked in-house for a large charity. More information can be found here.

Sheila Parry is a qualified accountant with over 30 years of experience in the private, public and voluntary sectors. For the last five years Sheila has been running SPX Oxford Ltd, an accounting practice specialising in services for the not-for-profit sector in Oxfordshire.

Benefits to you

You will leave the session with an understanding of the best policy for legal and financial practices within your organisation.

Who should attend?

Any member of staff, volunteer, committee member or trustee who is in charge of legal and financial responsibilities.

Date
Friday 21st September 2018

Time
1.45am arrival for tea, coffee and networking for a 2.00pm start. The workshop will finish by 5.00pm.

Cost

  • £70 per person for OCVA Members
  • £80 per person from a charitable organisation who are not OCVA members
  • £95 per person from a non-charitable organisation

Course Venue 
OCVA, The Old Courthouse,
Floyd’s Row,
Oxford OX1 1SS

01865 251946

Access on road is via Speedwell Street (a one-way system). Please note there is no parking at OCVA.

Registration

Please note there are two steps to this process and both steps of the process will need to be completed to secure your place.

  1. Complete the Google bookings form and register your details
  2. Make payment via PayPal within two working days of registering for the course. We’re using PayPal for this event. Select ‘pay with a debit or credit card ‘ if you don’t have a PayPal account (there’s no need to sign in to PayPal).

Step 1:

Step 2:

Choose payment type:

OCVA
Members
£ 40.00
  • Pay with PayPal
Charitable Organisations*
£ 50.00
  • Pay with PayPal
Non charitable rate
£ 65.00
  • Pay with PayPal
Course details at a glance

Date: 21st September 2018
Time: 1.45pm – 5.00pm
Cost: £70 – £95

Course venue

OCVA, The Old Courthouse,
Floyd’s Row,
Oxford OX1 1SS

01865 251946

Access on road is via Speedwell Street (a one-way system). Please note there is no parking at OCVA.

Enquiries contact

When contacting us please state the name of the course your correspondence is in relation to.

Email training@ocva.org.uk or call us on 01865 251946

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