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Roundtable consultation on the Charities Act

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Roundtable consultation on the Charities Act

Disqualification and waivers for people with convictions working in charities
November 20, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm


In the summer of 2018 the Charities Act (read legislation here) will come into force, meaning that people with certain convictions are disqualified from working as senior managers, finance directors, or volunteer as trustees in charities across England and Wales, unless they receive a waiver.

These are significant changes that Clinks highlighted in our briefing (click here). The Charity Commission and Clinks would really appreciate your feedback in a short roundtable session. The roundtable attendees will have access to the unpublished guidance for charities on how disqualification works, and the disqualification waiver form. Your feedback will directly impact on the final guidance. 



Terms and Conditions

Full terms and conditions apply

Cancellations must be made in writing to  Please include your organisation name and delegate contact details.

If you cancel your booking:

  • 1 month or more before the event, no charges will be incurred. If payment has been made, a refund will be arranged.
  • Less than 1 month, but more than five working days before the event, Clinks will retain 50% of the fee and a refund can be arranged for the remainder.
  • Within five working days of the event, Clinks will retain 100% of the fee and no refund will be applicable.
  • If you do not attend the event Clinks will retain 100% of the fee, unless a legitimate reason for not attending can be provided.  Such decisions are at the discretion of Clinks.
  • For free events, Clinks may advertise a ‘no show’ charge which will be applicable to delegates who have not submitted written notice of their absence prior to the event