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Small Charities Coalition

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 from 08:30 to 13:30 (GMT)

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Avoiding the Legal Pitfalls

Legal experts from hlw Keeble Hawson are hosting a half-day conference on how to avoid the legal pitfalls of employment, fundraising and property.

The aim of the event, will equip attendees with valuable insights into the importance of good governance in these critical areas. The conference includes a panel Q and A following each session along with networking, breakfast and lunch.

This workshop will cover:    

Session 1Avoiding employment law pitfalls

This session will cover an overview of the following:

  • Legal structures and roles – employee, worker and volunteer 

  • What rights do employees, workers and volunteers have? 

  • How to deal with potential claims

  • Steps to deal with underperforming employees

  • Panel Q and A

Trainer Bios: Lauren Pickard and Charlotte Ollerenshaw


hlw Keeble Hawson Senior Associate, Lauren Pickard, and Solicitor, Charlotte Ollerenshaw, play key roles in the firm’s employment team. Consistently commended in the latest Legal 500 Guide, the department’s expertise spans day-to-day HR issues including unfair dismissal, TUPE, Employment Tribunals, discrimination, guidance on handling disciplinary and grievance investigations and redundancies. Lauren acts mainly on behalf of employers and works with charities to ensure their employment law needs are met.  

 Session 2 Avoiding fundraising pitfalls

This session will cover an overview of the following:  

  • An insight to ensure your applications for grants hit the mark

  • Fundraising in a changing climate

  • What fundraising options are open to you

  • The lowdown on Legacy campaigns  

  • Panel Q and A  

 Trainer Bio: Michele Wightman


Highly regarded by Legal 500, Michele Wightman heads hlw Keeble Hawson’s Private Client Department and is acknowledged for her reputation in the charity sector. Her wealth of expertise comprises wills and probate along with tax planning and estate administration. A former legal trustee of Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, Michele is a board member of independent residential care home, Taptonholme and South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation.

 
Session 3 – Avoiding property pitfalls  

 This session will cover an overview of the following:  

  • Considerations for tenants entering into a new commercial lease 
  • Property Litigation Update

  • Break Clauses – pitfalls for tenants.

  • The Charities Act and Property transactions.

  • Panel Q and A 

 Trainer Bios: James Alger and Sarah Power


James Alger is a Senior Associate in the firm’s Commercial Property department, which has extensive expertise in the charities sector and is applauded as ‘very strong’ by Legal 500. Sarah Power is an Associate in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department which has an enviable track-record of providing creative, cost effective outcomes for clients. Sarah is regularly invited to present on GDPR and author articles and guides for publications on its potential impact.

The conference will conclude with a brief overview from Sarah on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on May 25, 2018 and how SCC can help members in the countdown. The event’s presenters will also be on hand during and after lunch to assist attendees with individual questions.

 

Workshop:
We ask that all attendees arrive 15 minutes before the workshop starts to allow for registration and ensure a timely start and the smooth running of the workshop. Workshop includes a panel Q and A following each session along with networking, breakfast and lunch.

Location:
The conference venue is hlw Keeble Hawson, Capitol House, Russell Street, Leeds LS1 5SP.

Booking:
You must be a member of Small Charities Coalition in order to attend this workshop. If you aren't already you can register for free here.

Accessibility:
We want to make sure all of our workshops meet your needs, so if you have any questions about accessibility please email mark.appiah@smallcharities.org.uk.

Dietary requirements:
Breakfast and lunch will be served, if you have any dietary requirements please email mark.appiah@smallcharities.org.uk detailing your requirements.

Waitlist:
If the places have all been filled please do add your details to the waitlist and we will let you know as soon as a place becomes available.

Cancellations and Refunds:
If you cancel your place at least 3 full working days before the event takes place then you are entitled to a full refund by request. Refunds for cancellations after this point are given at the discretion of Small Charities Coalition.

If you cannot make a workshop please advise us as soon as possible. Workshops normally have a waitlist and if you notify us early enough then there's a good chance another charity can attend in your place.

Do you have questions about Avoiding the legal pitfalls of employment, fundraising and property.? Contact Small Charities Coalition

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hlw Keeble Hawson
Capitol House
Russell Street
LS1 5SP Leeds
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 from 08:30 to 13:30 (GMT)


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Small Charities Coalition

Small Charities Coalition is a national membership organisation that helps trustees, staff and volunteers of small charities access the skills, tools and information they need to get going and do what they do best.

For more information visit www.smallcharities.org.uk

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