Training courses: Employing Staff, Understanding the Finances and Playing Your Part (as a Board Member!)

These three courses will be offered in the run up to and including Trustees Week 2017. Subject to numbers, the training will be offered as a free session, booking essential. All courses will be held at VAO, Anchor Buildings, kirkwall.

Employing Staff
Tuesday 31 October, 7.00-9.30pm or
Thursday 2nd November, 2.00-4.30pm
Are you sure of your responsibilities as an employer?
This workshop will provide an introduction to being an employer.  We will  explore the employment process from recruitment, issuing contracts, managing holidays and absence, dealing with discipline and grievance through to ending the employment relationship.

Understanding the Finances
Tuesday 7 November, 6.30 - 9.00pm or
Wednesday 9 November 9.30am - 12.00 noon
Do you understand the financial information that is presented to you?
One of your most important duties as a trustee or director is to understand the finances of your organisation. This workshop will help you to develop the knowledge and confidence to understand, monitor and question financial information and to use this to contribute to Board decisions regarding financial planning and expenditure.

Playing your part
Wednesday 15 November, 6.30 - 9.00pm or
Thursday 16 November, 2.00 - 4.30 pm
Do you know what your responsibilities are or do you just focus on meetings?
This is an informative and relaxed session aimed at ensuring that you understand your role within your organisation. The workshop will explore a range of topics including the basics of charity law, your responsibilities as a company director and the function of the CIC regulator as appropriate to your organisation.

Please click here for a leaflet about the training. For more information or to book your place please contact VAO on 872897. 

 

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