Brewin Dolphin North East Charity Seminar: Navigating Change

Wednesday, 1 May, 2019 - 13:30 to 17:00
Jesmond Dene House, Jesmond Dene Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2EY


Brewin Dolphin invite you to their annual charity seminar taking place on Wednesday 1st May 2019 on the theme of Navigating Change. 


13:30 Registration and buffet lunch

14:30 Welcome
Campbell MacLachlan, Senior Divisional Director, Brewin Dolphin

14:35 Charity investment: what matters most to trustees?
Ruth Murphy, Head of Charities, & Jeffrey Ball, Investment Manager, Brewin Dolphin

Outlining the current expectations of charities, how charities present themselves to the outside world and how the Trustee Report can be used to convey charitable impact.

15:00 Law and Regulation: Making sure your charity stays ahead of the game
Emma Moody, Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson

What does the Charity Commission now expect of charities and their trustees in an ever increasingly regulated environment and how have recent high-profile cases in the sector changed the regulatory landscape.

15:30 Tea break

15:45 Life as a trustee: rewards, challenges and requirements
Barbara Gubbins CBE, independent charity adviser

With lessons learnt over 20 years including as chief executive of the County Durham Community Foundation and the Children’s Foundation, Barbara will guide us through how to be a trustee in the ever-changing world of the charitable sector.

16:15 Is this the new normal?  Finding a clear path through complex times
Roberta Fusco, Director of Policy and Engagement, Charity Finance Group

An overview of the key developments in the charity sector and the wider context and implications for charities: from regulation and governance, to discussing transparency and impact.  How to navigate an uncertain environment and remain focused on mission. 

16:45 Panel Q&A

17:00 Close

Please RSVP by emailing Jeffrey Ball, indicating if you have any special requirements.

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