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Social Investment - Is it right for you?

Social investment is the use of repayable finance to achieve a social as well as a financial return and is seen as an alternative option explored by charities and social enterprises as a way of financing their work.

Investors will expect their money back but are also interested in the social impact created by the work that you are doing.

12 March, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Launch - Food Poverty Action Plan for Greater Manchester

4 March, 2019 - 12:30 to 15:00

Low incomes and high costs mean many people are struggling to put food on the table, and a healthy, balanced diet is even further from their reach. There are now over 170 food banks and other social food providers across Greater Manchester and it is time for a more coordinated approach to ensure no one goes hungry.

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Webinar - Financial Skills for Small Social Enterprises

This programme is funded by Santander UK plc and is managed and delivered by SEUK and CFG.

This programme aims to support smaller social enterprises, with a turnover of below £1m, who have a successful business model but may have capacity issues and a lack of financial resilience. The programme will help to enhance financial skills and knowledge which will enable your business to grow and be sustainable. 

25 January, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
Online - webinar

Turn2us Training for frontline staff and volunteers

FREE Turn2us Training for frontline staff and volunteers in and around Manchester
Join us for a free workshop to learn how to use the Turn2us Benefits Calculator, Grants Search tool and website to support people who are struggling to get by financially.

Info:
Turn2us is a national charity providing practical help for people who are struggling financially.
Our free workshops are for staff and volunteers who are working with people who are struggling to get by and will teach attendees:

20 February, 2019 - 09:30 to 12:30
The Nowgen Centre, Manchester
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Complex Safeguarding Conference

28 February, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:00

The Manchester Safeguarding Board has organised a free day-long conference aimed at Front-line practitioners who work with adults and children in Manchester.

The conference will cover themes of:

  • Modern Day Slavery
  • Child Criminal Exploitation/Trapped
  • The Complex Safeguarding Hub (including ACT)
  • Adult Sexual Exploitation

Lunch included

To book please visit our training website:

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Complex Safeguarding Conference

28 February, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:00

The Manchester Safeguarding Board has organised a free day-long conference aimed at Front-line practitioners who work with adults and children in Manchester.

The conference will cover themes of:

  • Modern Day Slavery
  • Child Criminal Exploitation/Trapped
  • The Complex Safeguarding Hub (including ACT)
  • Adult Sexual Exploitation

Lunch included

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Charity Law Update 2019

Stephen Claus (Liverpool), Robert Nieri (Manchester) and Graeme Hughes from our Charity Law team will provide charity trustees and senior managers with an informative round up of legal developments in the voluntary sector including:

What we can expect from the Charity Commission following the publication of its Statement of Strategic Intent 2018-2023.

The continued fallout from the Oxfam safeguarding scandal, including updated guidance on safeguarding within charities and the reporting of serious incidents.

24 January, 2019 - 16:00 to 17:30
Brabners LLP, 55 King Street, Manchester, M2 4LQ

Community Asset Transfer - What you need to know

UK's leading property advice charity Ethical Property Foundation is delighted to offer this free property workshop for non-profit organisations in partnership with Macc.

10am - 1:30pm Workshop and Lunch
1:30pm - 3:30pm Confidential 1:1 Advice Clinic

You will work with real life case studies from other community organisations and learn:

10 September, 2019 - 10:00 to 15:30
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

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