Charity events

We are hosting or participating in, a number of free seminars and other events in the coming months.  Please see below, a selection of forthcoming events that may be of interest.  For further information, please see

 The Right to Run – Liverpool – 8 September 2011

The Right to Run is a one day event designed to provide practical support to public sector employees looking to create social enterprises and mutuals through spinning out existing services.  Hempsons will be leading the legal sessions.  If you would like to book your place, please visit the Social Enterprise UK website.

 Charity Chairs’ Forum – Harrogate 13 September 2011

This workshop is intended for chairs, potential chairs and vice chairs of charities.  It will be a round table, interactive session covering:

  • Chair, CEO and Board
  • Meetings, Planning, Procedures
  • Change and Leadership
  • Legal and Governance

 Membership and Professional Bodies Seminar – London 22 September 2011

This half-day joint seminar with Haysmacintyre will cover financial and legal implications which specifically affect membership charities and professional bodies with membership activities, including governance structures, roles and responsibilities of members, changes to structures, dealing with conflicts of interest, effective financial reporting both for trustees and individual members, the VAT aspects of activities and the challenges ahead.

 ACEVO Social Care Conference – Liverpool 27 October 2011

For further details, please see the ACEVO website but Hempsons will be presenting a legal workshop.

 Hempsons and NatWest – Charity Trustee Training Workshops

19 October – Sheffield

21 October – Leeds

These workshops will cover the legal duties and responsibilities of charity trustees, as well as practical considerations relating to the financial management of charities.