Educational Charities and Foundations

Acas Education Forum: South West - Bristol - 06.11.2019

Acas and Stone King LLP are pleased to announce a new series of Acas Education Forum workshops for HR professionals, Business Managers and members of a Governing Body and/or Trust Board. The Forum, now in its second year, will be hosting a series of workshops centred on 'Defending an Employment Tribunal Claim' - we are inviting you to join us.

Across the series, Employment Law Specialist James Barratt and Acas Trainer Mike Fenn, will equip you with the required skills to place yourself in the strongest position to prepare and assist you in defending and winning a Tribunal claim. 

Workshop - Defending an Employment Tribunal Claim

The first workshop will cover (6 November):

  • ACAS Pre-Conciliation; process and time limits
  • Drafting the Employer’s defence
  • Preliminary applications and Tribunal Orders
  • Disclosure exercises, drafting witness statements, bundle preparation

Our second workshop will cover (date to be confirmed): 

  • Settlements
  • The Tribunal Hearing  
  • Giving Evidence
  • Judgements
  • Cost applications 
Date & Location

Wednesday 6 November 

Mercure Bristol Holland House,
Redcliffe Hill,
Bristol,
BS1 6SQ

Timings

10.00am:    Registration and refreshments
10:30am:    Introductions
10:45am:    Seminar starts
12.00pm:    Seminar ends (followed by networking)

Speakers

James Barratt | Mike Fenn (Acas)

Cost

This event is free of charge. 

£0.00
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.

Getting it right as an Academy Clerk or Company Secretary - Birmingham - 10.10.2019

Are you an academy trust or establishing an academy trust?

Are you clear what the role of Company Secretary involves?

Our regular training events are designed to provide you with a comprehensive guide to the role of Company Secretary to an academy trust and include the following:

  • The legal framework for an academy trust - encompassing a practical guide to an academy trust’s articles of association and relevant parts of company law
  • The role and responsibilities of a Company Secretary to an academy trust
  • The relationship between the Company Secretary and Clerk roles
  • How to convene and support member and board meetings
  • Decision-making in meetings and by written resolution
  • Keeping the right paperwork – e.g. company registers and filing at Companies House
  • The rules concerning persons with significant control.
Date & Location

Thursday 10 October

Stone King LLP,
Colmore Gate,
2-6 Colmore Row,
Birmingham,
B3 2QD

Timings

1:45pm:    Registration
2:00pm:    Start
5:00pm:    Finish

Speakers

Jessica Thomas | Hannah Sterry

Fee

£95 per person. 

​Discounted to £75 for Confederation of School Trusts (CST) Members and ISBL Members and free for Stone King Retainer Clients. Please contact us for your discount code.

 

£95.00
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.

Getting it right as an Academy Clerk or Company Secretary - London - 27.11.2019

Are you an academy trust or establishing an academy trust?

Are you clear what the role of Company Secretary involves?

Our regular training events are designed to provide you with a comprehensive guide to the role of Company Secretary to an academy trust and include the following:

  • The legal framework for an academy trust - encompassing a practical guide to an academy trust’s articles of association and relevant parts of company law
  • The role and responsibilities of a Company Secretary to an academy trust
  • The relationship between the Company Secretary and Clerk roles
  • How to convene and support member and board meetings
  • Decision-making in meetings and by written resolution
  • Keeping the right paperwork e.g. company registers and filing at Companies House
  • The rules concerning persons with significant control.
Date & Location

Wednesday 27 November 2019

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

Timings

1:45pm:    Registration
2:00pm:    Start
5:00pm:    Finish

Fee

£95 per person. 

​Discounted to £75 for Confederation of School Trusts (CST) Members and ISBL Members and free for Stone King Retainer Clients. Please contact us for your discount code.

 

£95.00
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 - The Essential Trustee and Governance in Practice - London - 20.11.2019

We have developed our introduction sessions to equip all charity senior management and trustees – new and experienced alike – with the knowledge they need to carry out their roles efficiently. Covering key Charity Commission guidance and the underlying charity law duties, the aim is to help you implement best practice, prevent and deal with problems when they arise and recognise when further input is needed.

  • the evolving role of the Charity Commission and its interaction with other regulators
  • key duties and liabilities of charity trustees and recent regulatory case reports your role as a charity trustee, working with others and managing disagreement.

All sessions are interactive and provide the opportunity for you to put your questions to expert advisors.

Date and Location

Wednesday 20 November 2019

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

Timings

4.15pm: Registration and refreshments
4.30pm: Seminar starts
6.30pm: Seminar ends followed by drinks and canapés

Speakers

Members of the Charity & Social Enterprise Team.

Fee

This event costs £25 inc VAT per delegate.

£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 - The Essential Trustee and Governance in Practice - Cambridge - 08.10.2019

We have developed our introduction sessions to equip all charity senior management and trustees – new and experienced alike – with the knowledge they need to carry out their roles efficiently. Covering key Charity Commission guidance and the underlying charity law duties, the aim is to help you implement best practice, prevent and deal with problems when they arise and recognise when further input is needed.

The sessions are built around the Charity Commission’s core guidance, including “The Essential Trustee”, “It’s Your Decision” “Recognising and Managing Conflicts of Interest”, and the new Governance Codes of Practice endorsed by the Commission. You will improve your understanding of the context in which the Charity Commission and other regulators, such as the Fundraising Regulator and Information Commissioner, operate. The session considers case studies to examine best practice governance in practical settings. Topics include:

  • the evolving role of the Charity Commission and its interaction with other regulators
  • key duties and liabilities of charity trustees and recent regulatory case reports your role as a charity trustee, working with others and managing disagreement.

All sessions are interactive and provide the opportunity for you to put your questions to expert advisors.

Date and Location

Tuesday 8 October 2019

Stone King LLP,
Bateman House,
82-88 Hills Road,
Cambridge,
CB2 1LQ

Timings

4.15pm: Registration and refreshments
4.30pm: Seminar starts
6.30pm: Seminar ends followed by drinks and canapés

Speakers

Members of the Charity & Social Enterprise Team.

Fee

This event costs £25 inc VAT per delegate.

£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.

Educational Charities and Foundations

Our Charity sector lawyers work, often alongside our leading Education sector colleagues, for numerous charities and foundations set up to advance education. Such charities are often set up by schools to support aspects of their work or hold their land.

We advise on the full range of charity law from formation to governance and regulation by the Charity Commission (where relevant).

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