Blog for trustees in Powys. They may be known as trustees, directors, board members or management committee members. If the charity is also a company limited under guarantee, then the trustees are also directors of the charity.
Friday, 20 February 2015
Charity Commission: latest news
The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, is inviting trustees, charities and charity advisers to attend its next public meeting on Thursday 26 March 2015 at the Falcon Hotel, Carmarthen.
The focus of the event will be on trustee duties and responsibilities. Attendees will hear from senior staff at the commission and take part in discussions to find out more about good governance, common problems for charities and how to protect your charity.
The meeting will be chaired by William Shawcross, the Chairman of the commission and attendees will hear presentations from senior staff at the commission on:
the commission’s key priorities and upcoming challenges with a Q & A from William Shawcross
a panel discussion about trustee duties and responsibilities, based on participants’ questions
commission’s engagement with trustees when things go wrong – examples from our case work experience
group work based on actual examples of the issues facing trustees today and a chance to share problems and solutions
The meeting will be free to attend and will take place from 11am to 3pm, and will include a sandwich lunch. Places will be issued on a first come, first served basis and will be limited to two per organisation initially.