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Stone King sponsors South West Charity Conference 2020

Stone King is delighted to once again support the South West Charity Conference in 2020, having been a founder sponsor at the inaugural 2019 event.

The Conference and Expo, coordinated by The Business Exchange, is taking place on Thursday 6 February at Bath Racecourse with the purpose of connecting businesses with the third sector. As well as networking opportunities, there will be a series of seminars aimed at local businesses and not-for-profit organisations.

Charity Training: Employment and HR challenges facing charities - Bath - 19.03.2020

In the first of our new programme of Charity Training topical seminars, we will be providing practical advice on the employment and HR issues facing charities on a day-to-day basis. Our speakers will be addressing key issues facing the sector, including how to deal with whistleblowers, and staffing options when facing restricted funding.

Please note that the content of this session is aimed at CEOs and Senior Leaders of charities. If you have any queries regarding whether you would benefit from this session, please do not hesitate to get in touch at events@stoneking.co.uk

Date & Location

Thursday 19 March 2020

Stone King LLP
13 Queen Square
Bath
BA1 2HJ

Timings

09.30am - Registration and refreshments
10.00am - Charity Training: Employment and HR challenges facing charities
12.00pm - Event close

Speakers

Peter Woodhouse | Harriet Broughton

Fee

Places will be charged at £25.00 per delegate, including VAT.

 

£25.00
Any cancellation received with less than 2 working days’ notice will not be entitled to a refund. Your booking can be transferred into a name of a substitute delegate at any time - please contact Events or call 0800 111 4336 with the details.

Charity Training: Employment and HR challenges facing charities - London - 26.02.2020

In the first of our new programme of Charity Training topical seminars, we will be providing practical advice on the employment and HR issues facing charities on a day-to-day basis. Our speakers will be addressing key issues facing the sector, including how to deal with whistleblowers, and staffing options when facing restricted funding.

Please note that the content of this session is aimed at CEOs and Senior Leaders of charities. If you have any queries regarding whether you would benefit from this session, please do not hesitate to get in touch with out Events Team.

Date & Location

Wednesday 26 February 2020

Stone King LLP,
Boundary House,
91-93 Charterhouse Street,
London,
EC1M 6HR

Timings

09.30am - Registration and refreshments
10.00am - Charity Training: Employment and HR challenges facing charities
12.00pm - Event close

Speaker

Harriet Broughton

Fee

£25.00 per delegate, including VAT.

 

£25.00
Any cancellation received with less than 2 working days’ notice will not be entitled to a refund. Your booking can be transferred into a name of a substitute delegate at any time - please contact Events or call 0800 111 4336 with the details.

Stone King’s Reema Mathur appointed vice chair of the Charity Law Association

Reema Mathur, Partner in Stone King’s Charity & Social Enterprise team, has been appointed to the role of vice chair of the Charity Law Association (CLA).

As the professional body for lawyers and other professional advisors to the charity sector, and for academics working in this area, the CLA plays a leading role in improving knowledge and awareness of charity law issues. It achieves this by responding to consultations on proposed changes to the law and liaising with sector bodies such as the Charity Commission for England and Wales.

Stone King welcomes family solicitor and new head of IT to its Bath HQ

National law firm Stone King has welcomed Hannah Duddridge to its Family & Mediation Team and Kez Bailey to head up the firm’s IT operations. Both Hannah and Kez are based at the firm’s Bath offices.

Hannah has joined Stone King from London family law firm Dawson Cornwell, where she completed her training contract with a focus on children law, court of protection and finance on separation. Hannah graduated from the University of Kent in 2014 and following this worked as a Paralegal before completing her LPC LLM at the University of Law, where she achieved a Distinction.

Is the charity sector becoming increasingly susceptible to cyber-crime?

Following the Charity Commission’s report on how cyber-crime is affecting the charity sector and how ill-equipped the sector may be to combat these threats, Hannah Kubie, partner and Hannah Sterry, paralegal, both at Stone King LLP discuss the causes of these growing concerns and their implications for the charity sector.

With kind permission of Lexis Nexis.

Whistleblowing – A practical guide for charities

Following the Charity Commission’s recent high profile investigations, the focus has moved away from “how did this happen” to “how do we stop it happening again”? One key preventative measure is supporting and encouraging whistleblowing. In this article we look at the legal definition of whistleblowing, who has protection, and what protection they have.

The National Council for Voluntary Organisation’s Charity Ethical Principles contain the following guidance:

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