Charity developments: Changes and Expectations


Charity developments: Changes and Expectations

Speaker: Ed Marsh & Cecile Gillard, Burton Sweet Limited


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Join us at our series of charity/not for profit focused webinars and a face to face conference.

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Programme outline

At this 2nd live webinar representatives from Burton Sweet will talk us through:

• Public trust and confidence – have public expectations changed?

• Charities and Climate action: what it means to be a responsible charity

• Accountability and Transparency – does it really matter?

• Key themes in charity governance and regulation

This webinar will be followed up by a half day conference on 26th May 2022, for further information and to book go to:

Speaker details:

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Ed Marsh BSc (Hons) FCA DChA
Head of Charity Development, Burton Sweet Limited

Ed qualified as a Chartered Accountant with a Big Four audit practice, and has over 20 years of experience supporting charities and a thorough knowledge of the sector.

He loves working with charities and civil society organisations, both professionally and as a volunteer!

Ed holds the respected ICAEW Diploma in Charity Accounting having gained this qualification by demonstrating his experience and ability in dealing with complex issues around accounting, reporting, tax, governance, fundraising and external scrutiny.

In a personal capacity, he is a Trustee and active volunteer with three local charities, including a large group of churches and a charity engaged in the financial support of overseas orphans and widows.

Ed is a regular speaker at charity training events, helping to train charity boards, staff and other professionals.

Ed works alongside the Burton Sweet audit and independent examination teams to provide technical input and support as well as offering a range of training and consultancy services to the sector.

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Cecile Gillard
Legal Manager, Charities and Civil Society, Burton Sweet Limited

Cecile is a charity lawyer, trainer and author, as well as a trustee and volunteer. Her work supports charities, social enterprises, ‘not-for-profit’, social impact and civil society organisations throughout the UK. Clients range from faith-based groups, heritage, arts and cultural organisations to community amateur sports clubs and community interest companies. She is proud to be helping them make a difference for good.

Cecile is a member of the Charity Law Association and a Professional Subscriber of The Chartered Governance Institute. She is a tutor for the Institute’s Certificate in Charity Law and Governance.

A regular speaker at conferences, seminars and other online and in person events, Cecile has a number of published titles on law, governance and regulation for charities, ‘not-for-profits’ and civil society organisations.

In her “spare” time, Cecile is a charity trustee of a charity enabling young people to become cathedral choristers and a non-executive director of a community interest company facilitating the life opportunities for young people in the Bristol city region. She also offers volunteering time to various other charities and social impact organisations. A lifelong Bristol City Football Club fan, Cecile also enjoys classical music and birdwatching - and loves showing members of the public the magnificent peregrine falcons that breed in the Avon Gorge.