Cass Business School and FT Non-Executive Directors’ Club to deliver specialist trustee training

Cass Business School’s Centre for Charity Effectiveness (Cass CCE) and the Financial Times Non-Executive Directors’ Club (FT NEDs’ Club) announce their collaboration to develop a training programme for new and aspiring charity trustees.

A first of its kind, the programme will prepare and support experienced executives who have taken on a charity trustee role, or are considering doing so. The first workshop will be held on March 7th 2017. » Continue reading news item ... “Cass Business School and FT Non-Executive Directors’ Club to deliver specialist trustee training”

Barclays and Cass CCE Launch New Charity Learning Series

7 November 2016 – To mark Barclays’ National Charity Day 2016 (4th November), Barclays and Cass Centre for Charity Effectiveness (Cass CCE) at Cass Business School have announced a series of six national roundtable debates starting in 2017 focusing on key, strategic finance-related questions facing UK charities. These topics will include sustainability, impact and the financial strategies organisations should employ to achieve this.

As key advisors to the charity and non-for-profit sector, Barclays and Cass CCE have jointly identified the need for greater thought and debate about financial issues impacting organisations. » Continue reading news item ... “Barclays and Cass CCE Launch New Charity Learning Series”

Cass Business School Launches Free Guide to Social Investment

Cass Centre for Charity Effectiveness (Cass CCE) has launched a free guide to social investment, which is part of its ‘Tools for Success’ series, together with a diagnostic toolkit to help charities decide if social investment is right for them.

This accessible and informative guide, funded by City Bridge Trust, will help nonprofits think through social investment, whether they are investment ready and how they can consider using it as part of their funding options to deliver sustainability and impact. » Continue reading news item ... “Cass Business School Launches Free Guide to Social Investment”

New Senior Research Fellow at Centre for Charity Effectiveness

Cass Centre for Charity Effectiveness (Cass CCE) has appointed Justin Davis Smith as a new senior research fellow with a focus on volunteering research and teaching.

Justin Davis Smith joins from NCVO where he was Executive Director of Volunteering and Development for the past three years, following its merger with Volunteering England in 2013.

Prior to this, he was Chief Executive of Volunteering England and formerly Director of the Institute for Volunteering Research. » Continue reading news item ... “New Senior Research Fellow at Centre for Charity Effectiveness”

Cass CCE appoints new CEO for consultancy and talent development

Cass Centre for Charity Effectiveness (Cass CCE) has appointed Alex Skailes as CEO-elect of its Consultancy and Talent Development practice to lead the next stage of the Centre’s growth and development.

Alex takes over from Denise Fellows, the founder CEO of the Consultancy and Talent Development practice, who will retire from the role at the end of March.

A consultant at Cass CCE since 2013, Alex’s background is in consultancy and finance. » Continue reading news item ... “Cass CCE appoints new CEO for consultancy and talent development”

Cass Business School launches bursaries to support refugee crisis

The bursaries are available to individuals who, in addition to meeting the normal entrance criteria, can demonstrate they will use this opportunity to strengthen their organisation’s capacity to respond to the refugee crisis or contribute to the wider charitable sector’s response. The students could be refugees themselves or UK/EU citizens working in the refugee sector. The bursaries will cover the fees on the School’s Charities Masters courses, delivered by Cass Centre for Charity Effectiveness. » Continue reading news item ... “Cass Business School launches bursaries to support refugee crisis”