Kubernesis Seminars and External Speaking

From time to time we arrange specialist update seminars for people dealing with accounting, constitutional and tax issues in the charity sector. We are also regularly invited to speak at seminars run by other organisations and are very happy to receive such invitations.

External seminars and conferences: Professor Gareth Morgan is due to be speaking at external seminars and conferences as follows.  We have provided booking links where available (but we cannot be responsible for any bookings made with other organisations – your terms of booking will be as specified by the organisation concerned).

  • MDN Conference – London – Tue 25 April 2017.  Gareth Morgan is presenting An update on charity law and accounting with a focus on CIOs. Management Developmement Nework (MDN) is a specialist group for consultants working with third sector organisations.
  • MBL Charity Law Conference – London – Fri 12 May 2017.   Gareth Morgan is presenting two sessions – entitled The legal framework for charity accounting and reporting: Key issues in England and Wales and Charity regulation across the three UK jurisdictions: An update on recent developments.  This is a key annual event, chaired by the distinguished barrister Francesca Quint of Radcliffe Chambers for lawyers and other professionals concerned with charity law and regulation.

  • VSSN Seminar – Glasgow – Thu 18 May 2017 on the theme: “Border Crossings: Implications for Civil Society in a ‘Dis’-United Kingdom”.  Gareth Morgan is presenting a paper entitled Jurisdictional differences in charity regulation in the UK: Implications for a post-Brexit third sector (he is speaking as Emeritus Professor of Charity Studies, Sheffield Hallam University).  The Voluntary Sector Studies Network (VSSN) is a UK-wide body linking researchers concerned with the voluntary sector.

  • ACIE England & Wales Conference – London – Fri 23 June 2017.  Gareth Morgan is presenting a session entitled CIOs/CIC and the direct conversion process and contributing to an expert panel.  This is a key annual event for everyone concerned the independent examination of charity accounts in England & Wales.  (Gareth may also be contributing to the ACIE Scottish conference on 24 August 2017 in Perth.)

Kubernesis seminars: Our Kubernesis seminars are usually in depth updates, mostly on a full day basis, with a maximum of 14 people to allow plenty of discussion.  Kubernesis seminars are typically offered both in the York area (with a focus on charities in England and Wales) and the Edinburgh area (focusing on Scottish charities).  We do not have any of our own seminars planned at the present time, but watch this page for details, or please get in touch if you have a suggestion.

Arranging External Training

In addition to our own seminars, we also undertake a good deal of our training work in presentation of external seminars on issues of charity law and financial management.  Dr Gareth Morgan is frequently invited to present specialist one day courses for voluntary sector umbrella bodies – or to speak at events organised by other professional firms for their charity clients.

For more details of external training possibilities or if you have a specific request please call 01904 788885 or complete the form on the Contact Us page.

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