Financial Management for Voluntary Groups

Our next course will look at a manual book-keeping system for all organisations and offers an opportunity for treasurers to review, update and simplify their existing systems

1st October 2014 from 09:45 to 12:30

at the Derby Bosnian Centre

presented by Margaret Mowles who is a  Chartered Accountant and is highly experienced both as an auditor and treasurer


Feedback from the Pensions Auto-Enrolment course

Our course on Pensions Auto-Enrolment was well received by participants.

There was a lot to take in, but people in general felt that they had been helped to move forward in their organisations.

Here are a few excerpts from the feedback sheets:

Very informative

Well presented

Well delivered by all trainers

Relaxed and informative

Our next course runs next Wednesday, 24th September, when Nick Meakin will be speaking on Charity Law and how it affects your group.

Charity Law and how it affects your group

Have you ever had concerns about how being a Trustee can affect your personal finances? Would you know what to do if your Charity organisation got into serious difficulties?

Nick Meakin, formerly of Derby CVS, is our local expert on Charity Law, and he will be running a course for us on

Wednesday 24th September 2014 09:45am to 12:30pm

at the Derby Bosnian Centre where there is FREE PARKING

We still have a few places available for this course, so don’t delay in booking your place.

Just give the office a ring on 01332 364784 or send an email here

Need free professional help?

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Need free* professional help?

Are you are considering merging with another charity or planning to set up a consortium to bring together similar service providers and bid for larger contracts?  You may need legal advice over your formal structure and/or TUPE implications / redundancy advice, assistance with the negotiation of new contract agreements, maybe business planning advice, financial forecasting assistance or marketing/PR assistance and graphic design to help with brand identity? …. perhaps Business in the Community can assist you?

ProHelp engages professional firms to provide free professional services to community organisations in their local area and Business Champions offers business mentors to provide strategic guidance where a commercial perspective is needed.

Please call Ann Hilton at Business in the Community on 0115 924 7408,

email: or see web site EastMidlandsProgrammes

* BITC is funded to support social enterprise in Nottingham City, Mansfield, Ashfield, Bassetlaw, Derby City, Chesterfield, Bolsover, Lincoln City, East Lindsey and Boston.  Assistance can still be provided outside of these areas for an administration fee of £120.