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Trustee Training for new Trustees

24th April, 2018

4:00pm to 6:30pm, at Shropshire RCC Training Suite, Shrewsbury Business Park, Shrewsbury SY2 6LG

Listed under: Training

New to Trusteeship? Clear about your new role?

This seminar aims to help new, and new(ish) Trustees make an effective contribution to the governance of their organisation. There is a nominal charge of £10 for RCC Member organisations (£15 for non-RCC member organisations) to cover room costs and refreshments. This can be invoiced to the organisation or paid by individuals on the day. Places are limited to ensure a lively interactive session and plenty of time for questions.  

Tickets must be prebooked

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Being a Trustee is an invaluable and satisfying voluntary role but one which also brings obligations and legal responsibilities with it. This seminar will guide you through the role of a Trustee as well as the legal framework surrounding Trusteeship and the responsibilities you have towards the organisation and its benficiaries

The session will include:

  • Understanding what it means to be a Trustee, who can be one, what roles and responsibilities Trustees may have and the role of specific officers 
  • Understanding of what trustees may be liable for and how to limit potential risks
  • Understanding the priciples of good governance, and the difference betweenn the Board and its sub-committees
  • An overview about what makes an effective Board

Who should attend?

This course could form part of an induction for a new trustee, or a refresher session for existing trustees and senior staff.

Course Trainer 

The trainer for the session will be Clair Moelwyn-Williams, BSc FCA, Director at Whittingham Riddell within the Audit and Assurance Team where she focuses soley on advising charities, independent schools and not-for-profit entities. She is a regular speaker at external charity events

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