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The Charities Act 2022: What’s to come?

Ruo Wu, head of charities and not-for-profit at Field Seymour Parkes, and charities expert and barrister William Hopkins of New Square Chambers will hold this free in-person event to discuss and share tips on new charity registrations (Session 1) as well as a first look at the new Charities Act 2022 (Session 2) and the impact this will have on existing and new charities. This informative and informal event maybe of interest to current and prospective charity trustees, volunteers, those interested in the running of charities and charity governance, and corporates looking to set up a charity for the first time. The proposed agenda for each of the sessions will be

Date: Thursday 29th September 2022
Time: Session 1 – 11:00am – 11:45am: New charity registrations – tips on process by reviewing a variety of recent successful charity registrations & what difference (if any) the new Charities Act will have on new charity registrations. Refreshment break – 11:45am – 12:00pm. Session 2 – 12:00pm -1:00pm: Charities Act 2022 – a Q&A session covering the main changes brought by the new Charities Act 2022.  Light lunch and networking – 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Where: Reading Town Hall – Waterhouse Chamber, Blagrave Street, Reading, RG1 1QH
Presenter:  Ruo Wu, Head of Charities and not-for-profit, Field Seymour Parkes and Will Hopkin, Barrister, New Square Chambers

Register here.