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Gift Aid Conference - Manchester

3 October, 2018 - 10:15 to 16:00

Getting the most out of Gift Aid is essential for increasing you charity’s fundraising income and maximising the value of donations.

This conference aims to provide attendees with a good understanding of themain issues in Gift Aid and practical advice on topics such as Gift Aid and membership schemes, online giving and Gift Aid fraud. There will also be Q&As sessions at the end of each session to give attendees a chance to put their Gift Aid questions to thespeakers.

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Charity Finance Group - Advanced Charity Finance

An interactive day looking at some of the more complex areas of charity finance.

Using a combination of case studies and group work you will review how to use your accounts effectively, and how to address some key risks surrounding tax and VAT.

The day will close with key issues that affect this area of work and participants are welcome to  contact us with specific topics or queries they would like covered in advance so that the course can be tailored as closely as possible to the those who are attending.

22 November, 2018 - 09:30 to 16:15
Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS

legup.social digital mentoring event

2 October, 2018 - 18:00 to 20:00

Legup.social is a collaborative effort by the digital community to help small businesses, charities and social enterprises with digital. We provide an environment for people to share their skills with each other and learn from each other. No one gets paid this is about design/digital community opening to people who would like the get some advice and help from professionals.

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Manchester: 'Coping with Family Estrangement at Christmas' therapeutic work...

The festive season and its build up can be very isolating, upsetting and frustrating for those who are estranged from their family or a key family member.

This workshop is designed to help you to cope with the festive season and meet others who are in a similar situation - sharing thoughts and feelings about what family estrangement means for you at this time of the year. It will also help you to form mechanisms for supporting yourself, and to generate potential connections with others in your locality.

15 December, 2018 - 10:00 to 12:00
TBC - Central Manchester
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Manchester: 'Coping with Family Estrangement at Christmas' therapeutic work...

The festive season and its build up can be very isolating, upsetting and frustrating for those who are estranged from their family or a key family member.

This workshop is designed to help you to cope with the festive season and meet others who are in a similar situation - sharing thoughts and feelings about what family estrangement means for you at this time of the year. It will also help you to form mechanisms for supporting yourself, and to generate potential connections with others in your locality.

15 December, 2018 - 13:00 to 15:00
TBC - Manchester

Achieve Your Goals

The National Football Museum has developed a range of new courses aimed at helping people gain the skills they need to get into work, apply for jobs, and increase confidence. The courses use the theme of football as a way to learn and will focus on customer care, money management, maths, time management, reading and writing skills and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

We offer two types of courses which are free for Manchester residents.

26 November, 2018 - 10:00 to 13 December, 2018 - 16:30
National Football Museum, Urbis Building, Cathedral Gardens, Manchester, M4 3BG
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Achieve Your Goals

The National Football Museum has developed a range of new courses aimed at helping people gain the skills they need to get into work, apply for jobs, and increase confidence. The courses use the theme of football as a way to learn and will focus on customer care, money management, maths, time management, reading and writing skills and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

We offer two types of courses which are free for Manchester residents.

29 October, 2018 - 10:00 to 8 November, 2018 - 16:30
National Football Museum, Urbis Building, Cathedral Gardens, Manchester, M4 3BG
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Work with Conflict in Co-ops

Conflict is a natural part of any organisation. People might disagree; personalities might clash. The important thing is knowing how to manage any conflict that arises. This course will equip you with the skills to work better with conflict in your organisation and day to day life. You'll explore the role of communication in creating conflict and apply what you've learnt, practising your conflict resolution skills and applying them to realistic workplace dilemmas.

24 October, 2018 - 09:30 to 16:30
Holyoake House, Hanover Street, Manchester, M60 0AS
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Help Others to Learn

This half day workshop is perfect for anyone with an interest in helping others broaden their skills, knowledge and behaviour. We'll equip you with the essential skills, knowledge and understanding of a trainer's role when delivering to learners: from planning to preparation, to getting feedback an evaluation.

Who is it for?
This workshop is for anyone who trains other people to help them broaden their skills, knowledge and behaviour. You don’t have to be a ‘trainer’ or ‘teacher’ to attend, just someone interested in helping others to develop themselves.

17 October, 2018 - 13:30 to 16:30
Holyoake House, Hanover Street, Manchester, M60 0AS

Build a Successful Team

This course is for anyone who wants to help their team or organisation thrive, with practical hints and tips to takeaway to ensure you reach your goals. We'll evaluate roles, structures and stages of teams and look at troublesome team dynamics, equipping you with the techniques to build up a picture of the areas you need to focus on.

Who is it for?
Are you sure your team is working together effectively? This course is for anyone who wants to help their team or organisation thrive, and sometimes wonder what gets in the way.

11 October, 2018 - 09:30 to 16:30
Holyoake House, Hanover Street, Manchester, M60 0AS
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