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This two-day course aims to introduce participants to the:

  • Principles of Charity Accounting and the form and content of charity accounts as required by the Charities SORP (FRS102)
  • Principles and practicalities of undertaking an Independent Examination and the Charity Commissions’ Directions to independent examiners

Continue reading An Introduction to Charity Accounting & Independent Examination – Leeds

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A unique day of interactive and participatory learning to build your skills and confidence as a facilitator, meeting organiser or workshop leader.

This will be unlike training you’ve experienced before – you’ll be challenged, engaged and hopefully excited while experiencing the power of deep facilitation. While this is a day of learning, it is also time for you to think about your work and share your experiences. You’ll be asked to analyse difficult situations and come up with your own solutions.

Continue reading Advanced Facilitation Training (London)

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VAT is an enormous burden on this sector. Charities are generally subject to the same VAT rules as any other organisations, but suffer from a restriction on VAT recovery due to their ‘non-business’ activities and also (usually) partially exempt status. There are also, however, a number of VAT reliefs and exemptions available specifically for charities, subject to certain conditions and restrictions. In addition, the 2015 Budget extended the scope for certain charities to reclaim VAT attributable to their non-business income.

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Join 600 colleagues from across the sector as we discuss what the future holds for the voluntary sector and explore how you can lead your organisation with purpose.

As voluntary sector leaders, and aspiring leaders, it is important to create space to consider how you can successfully steer your organisation based on values and ethics. Highlights will include:

Continue reading NCVO Annual Conference 2017

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This course makes recruitment, management and, most importantly, engagement of volunteers easy.

The training encourages you to look closely at the motivations of volunteers and how organisations work with them. You will also examine contemporary approaches including co-production and the use of non-hierarchical teams.

Continue reading Volunteer Management Training (London)