Pictons’ seminar will help charities manage their money

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A CITY law firm is set to hold a free seminar to help charities save time and money.

Pictons, which operates throughout Herts, Beds and Bucks and has a branch in Silbury Boulevard, is joining forces with charity fundraising and management consultancy, Midas Charity Appeals, to host the event laater this month.

The seminar, which will take place at Luton Sixth Form College in Bradgers Hill Road, Luton between 5-7pm on Wednesday, November 21, is open to charities, not for profit organisations, trustees and anyone, including volunteers, involved in fundraising.

Partner at Pictons, Roger Talbot, said: “We will be covering wide-ranging topics that are essential for every charity, including Funding Strategies, understanding what being a Trustee means and Governance and Responsibilities of Trustees and Directors.

“This includes how a charity should be structured, what needs to be included in the Constitutional documents and what is required of Trustees and Directors. It is an unmissable opportunity for anyone involved in a charity to get top class free advice that will save them time and money.”

Partner at Midas Charity Appeals, Martin Shaw, added: “I will be focusing on helping the charities to recognise their current fundraising capabilities and how to extend their hands on fundraising.

“I’ve been in the not-for-profit sector for over 40 years and have extensive knowledge of how to help raise much needed funds.

“Midas Charity Appeals has been supporting charities for over 37 years.

“We fully appreciate how much charities have been struggling during the recession and good governance can make all the difference to a charity. We will show the attendees how you can develop and raise the funds that you need,” Mr Shaw said.