1 Day Online Training for Small Charities

The FSI is launching their next round of online training for March! All of FSI training until march will receive 100% of the training deposits refunded! So don’t miss out!

You can choose from 5 interactive full and half day webinars to help you upskill and support the future of your charity at the comfort of your own desk.

Date: 10th March 2021         Time: 9:45 – 16.30 (registration 09.15 – 09:45)

Click here for more information or to book now.

The Gas Safe Charity is offering a FREE, on-line Zoom workshop

The Gas Safe Charity is offering a free, on-line Zoom workshop aimed at front line staff and volunteers who visit or work in the homes of vulnerable people. The workshop lasts about an hour and explains the sources, signs and symptoms of high and low level carbon monoxide risks in the home and includes relevant scenarios to explain what steps to take if carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected. To find out more and book one of our upcoming workshops, please click on the link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/115618952399

Local Safeguarding Children Partnership Workshop

Local Safeguarding Children Partnership have planned a workshop for community organisations staff about how to refer to children’s services in the three boroughs, discuss concerns with social workers and share them with families.

The aim is for the workshop to be as interactive as possible and be an opportunity for children’s services staff across the three boroughs to meet some of the practitioners referring to them.

It takes place on Friday 5th February 2021 9.30am – 11.30am

Please view and download their flyer here or click here to book onto the workshop via eventbrite.


New 2-day National Online Training for Small Charities


The FSI are offering 2 days of free charity training interactive workshops.

Thanks to the National Lottery Community Fund all FSI training until March will receive 100% of the training deposits refunded. So don’t miss out.

Choose from 9 interactive full and half day webinars the help you upskill and support the future of your charity at the comfort of your own desk.

The event will be delivered online on 9th & 10th February 2021.

Click here to find out more information and to book now click here.

ACIE Events

ACIE Events

Please find below a list of upcoming training and conference events.

It’s the last chance to book for December events, the final two events of the year take place next week.

Monday 14th January, Tony Cooke is giving a webinar introduction to Independent Examination, ‘Thinking of Becoming an Independent Examiner?’ Book here.

On Tuesday 15th of December we have the final Building Your Independent Examination workshop of the year.  The next one isn’t until the end of January. Book here.

ACIE Conferences 2021

ACIE Scotland
26th August 2021, the Barracks Conference Centre, Stirling

ACIE England and Wales
28th October 202, Kings House, Manchester

Would your business be interested in sponsoring one or both conferences?
See the booking options for details or contact Admin@acie.org.uk

See Events for the full list.

FSI: Online Fundraising Workshop Collection

We are super excited to bring you the first Northern Fundraising Workshop Collection in December! This is a collection of interactive fundraising workshops delivered by the FSI team, sponsored by the Fundraising Regulator. The day will consist of series of core workshops tailored to small charities which will contain practical takeaways and inspiration to take you through your fundraising journey from Speaking to Stakeholders, Listening to Donors, Delivering the strategy or Thanking your Supporters. And best of all, if your charity’s income is under £1 million these are all Free to attend thanks to the National Lottery Community Support Fund.

Venue: Online (at your desk)
Date: 9th December 2020
Time: 09:30 – 16:15 (registration from 09:15 – 09:30)
Cost: FREE (for charities with income under £1M, deposit scheme applies)
N.B. Registration will be closed on 30th November. Spaces are limited. 

Register here

Free Cyber Security Webinar & Dark Web Scan By Utilize

Thursday 5th November 2020 @ 13.00 – 14.30

Cyber Hackers are using the Coronavirus to prey on remote workforces and IT systems, as they attempt to steal money or data. The resulting impact on businesses and reputations can be significant. This webinar addresses how you can demonstrate to your customers, stakeholders and other third parties that you have implemented security controls, secured sensitive data and are protected from cyber-attacks.

It is ideally suited to decision-makers within a business responsible for Cyber Security and IT strategy planning who crave the need to understand more about Cyber Security in the current “New Remote World” and how this is shaping the SMB sector.

To book your complimentary place today, click here 

An Amazing and Free Programme Run By O’Kody Arts

Why not get your young ones involved in something new and exciting.
O’Kody Arts have an amazing and free programme for young people aged 13-18 starting Thursday 22nd Oct 20.
To sign up or for more information click here 

The Wild Mind Project: Rejuvenation Workshop for Parents & Carers

The Wild Mind Project is a non-profit Community Interest Company that was founded in 2019. Through a collaborative approach to mental health, we support young people, their parents/carers and communities, to thrive through nature-focused interventions and creative therapy.We support young people aged 13-25, who are vulnerable to or living with mental ill-health, and we also support their parents and carers.

Our workshops provide a safe and creative environment to build supportive networks of people like you, that know how necessary it is to take the time to look after yourself. We offer experienced therapeutic support in helping you to cope through mindfulness, reconnecting with nature and art based activities.

Rejuvenation Worksop for Parents & Carers

DSC: Building a Successful Organisation – Online Workshops Series

The Building a Successful Organisation series of six half-day, online workshops begins 5th October.

Designed for anyone moving into more senior roles in the not-for-profit sector or for new trustees (or anyone who wants to refresh their knowledge), the series provides a comprehensive guide to building, improving, or scaling your organisation in a time of uncertainty and change.

Each module is a standalone workshop, but we recommend all six to give you holistic knowledge and skills to improve your organisation’s resilience.

Find out more and book here.