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.
Thursday, 19 May 2016
Commission to hold public meeting in Llandrindod Wells
Trustees, charities and charity advisers are invited to attend on 7 June 2016.
The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, has announced that its next public meeting will be held on 7 June 2016 at the Metropole Hotel in Llandrindod Wells.
William Shawcross, Chairman of the commission and board member Eryl Besse will open the meeting followed by a range of presentations from senior staff and external speakers. The meeting will focus on how charities can improve their financial resilience. Sessions will include:
managing your finances - 15 key questions to ask
improving the way your charity works
digitisation of the commission
The sessions will be followed by a group discussion on current issues facing trustees, in which trustees can share real-life problems and potential solutions. Attendees will also hear an update on the commission’s activities and have the opportunity to ask questions before the meeting concludes.
The event is free to attend and is aimed at providing charity trustees, employees and advisers with best practice guidance and encouraging good governance.
The meeting will take place from 11am to 3pm at the Metropole Hotel, Temple Street, Llandrindod Wells, LD1 5DY. The full agenda is available on our public meetings page.
To confirm your attendance, please email PublicMeetings@charitycommission.gsi.gov.uk Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please note that only 2 attendees per organisation will be permitted to attend. Members of the press are also welcome to attend the event and are asked to register their interest with the press office directly.