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Support for groups - free training and events

This page aims to keep you up-to-date with useful info about training opportunites and events inside Westminster and more widely throughout London. Also make sure to check the funding opportunities page for an updated list of local and London-wide funding opportunties.

One Westminster can also help your organisation through the Online Resources section of this website and through our staff team.

TRAINING AND EVENTS

TRAINING AND EVENTS

NCVO ONLINE STUDYZONE

NCVO ONLINE STUDYZONE

Studyzone is an online hub of video e-learning courses for the voluntary sector. You can study at your own pace, anywhere, anytime. Studyzone is completely free to NCVO members and available by subscription or to buy.

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CIO - CONVERSIONS AND INCORPORATIONS

 

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

16:45 – 19:00

7 Bedford Row, London, WC1R 4BS

The Charity Commission recently announced the implementation timetable for the conversion of charitable companies to charitable incorporated organisations (CIO). Whether a charitable company can convert now or will have to wait until August 2018 depends on the size of income.

Victoria Ehmann, associate in Russell Cooke charity and social business team will consider:

  • what is a CIO
  • key elements of a CIO constitution
  • benefits of being a CIO
  • process for conversion for charitable companies
  • benefits of incorporation for charitable trusts/unincorporated associations

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SUSTAINABILITY AND TRANSFORMATION PARTNERSHIPS/INTEGRATED CARE SYSTEMS AND THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR

SUSTAINABILITY AND TRANSFORMATION PARTNERSHIPS/INTEGRATED CARE SYSTEMS AND THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR

7 June

10:30-11:30am

This webinar will explain the current state of play of sustainability and transformation partnerships and integrated care systems. It will look at how NHS England has been working with the Health and Wellbeing Alliance and other organisations to support VCSE engagement in system change.

To register your interest in this webinar and receive log in details, please email england.voluntarypartnerships@nhs.net with 'STP webinar' in the subject header.

INTRODUCTION TO PQASSO

INTRODUCTION TO PQASSO

13 June 2018

10.30–12.30

NCVO Conference Suite, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL

Do you want to strengthen governance, better manage risk, deliver better services for users, improve operating practices and better demonstrate outcomes in your voluntary sector organisation? Then join this free two-hour workshops to find out more about PQASSO.

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STRATEGY AND BUSINESS PLANNING BY ELIXIRR

STRATEGY AND BUSINESS PLANNING BY ELIXIRR

26 June 2018

9.30am - 4.30pm

Cannon Street

A tailored strategy and realistic business goals are vital for the success and sustainability of any organisation or business. The Elixirr Skill-UP workshop will help you understand:

  • The difference between a strategy and a business plan and where the two overlap
  • The framework needed to create both documents
  • Who needs to contribute
  • How to track progress and ensure implementation
  • The workshop will also provide practical sessions to create the foundation for your own documents for your charity  

It will be followed by 6 months of mentoring.

Closing date for applications: midday 11 June 2018.

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DEVELOPMENTS ON THE SOCIAL PRESCRIBING AGENDA

DEVELOPMENTS ON THE SOCIAL PRESCRIBING AGENDA

11 July 2018

10-11am

NHS England is delivering a webinar to update on developments on the social prescribing agenda. This is your opportunity to hear more from the NHS England team who work on Social Prescribing, the developments in the programme over the recent year and hear about the aspirations for the future. There will also be the opportunity to hear from a VCSE partner on the way that they are involved in social prescribing and some of the benefits that have been seen by patients. To register for the webinar, email: england.voluntarypartnerships@nhs.net with ‘social prescribing webinar’ in the subject header.