Thursday, April 05, 2007

Charities Act 2006 – Regional events

The Office of the Third Sector and the Charity Commission are jointly running a series of free regional events to raise awareness of the Charities Act 2006 and its implementation. The aim is to provide charities, and others that will be affected by the Act, with the relevant information to help them prepare for the changes it will make.

The events are scheduled for the following dates and locations:

16 May – London
23 May – Leeds
24 May – Newcastle
05 June – Manchester
06 June – Birmingham
13 June – Southampton
14 June – Cambridge
19 June – Bristol
20 June – Cardiff

What the events will cover

· The implications and opportunities of the Charities Act 2006.
· The timeline for key implementation activities and explain how the sector can get involved in the implementation process.
· Where to go for further information and advice.

Who should attend?

These events are primarily for professional advisors such as lawyers, accountants, umbrella bodies and large charities’ legal and finance advisers, so that they can provide informed advice to charities and their trustees.

For more information and to register to attend an event, visit

If you have any queries please email or telephone 020 7261 8400.

Please note that places are limited and will be allocated as names are received.


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