Governance Advice Sessions, 3 November 2021

Date: Wednesday 3 November 2021

Time: 4-6.30pm (20 minute slots available)

Venue: online via Zoom

Book: via Eventbrite

These free sessions give trustees, directors and management committee members a chance to ask their governance related questions to our range of experts. You might be:

  • Gearing up for a re-structure
  • Unsure of your legal obligations on a certain governance issue
  • Reviewing your financial practices and protocols
  • Dealing with a difficult dynamic within your board
  • Considering how volunteers can help to achieve your organisational objectives
  • Finding more Trustees and/or Trustees with particular skills

…and much more

You can choose any or all of the following:

  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion – Sarah Tighe-Ford – Board diversity and general approaches to equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Charity Law – Tim Smith – Legal structures, mergers, membership,  constitutional matters, legal duties of trustees, trustee liability
  • Finance – John Thacker – Charity finance and financial management
  • Governance – Sally Polanski – Trustee roles and responsibilities, making an effective contribution, board culture, values, vision and strategy, board/staff relationships
  • HR – Judith Berrill – Staffing related issues
  • Small group development Kirsty Walker – Formation, development, strategic and operational policies, achieving aims
  • Trustee and volunteer managementAradhana Kothari – Best practice in trustee recruitment and volunteer management


Whether you’re new or experienced in your position, our advisors are ready to talk things over with you in a one-to-one chat.

Our experts are offering 20 minute time-slots via Zoom, please book your time slot on Eventbrite.

Each advisor has a different specialism and is offering their skills on a voluntary basis, so you can book in with as many as you need.

We’re holding these sessions in aid of national Trustees’ Week. To find out more about governance, visit our Governance resource page.

You can find our terms and conditions here.


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