Whilst the "Beast from the East" turned the UK into a Winter Wonderland...we stayed "hot" on security within our IT systems and solutions and were awarded the certification for Cyber Essentials Plus by the leading Penetration Testing team at JUMPSEC, along with advising and supporting our clients ahead of the GDPR regulations enforced in May.
Big Advice Day 2018 involved a national London event hosted on the 18th June and various regional events across the country where small and local charities and community groups accessed free expert 1:1 advice on a variety of topics. Over 450 hours of free advice was given away this year and we were delighted to have been part of these achievement.
Our annual User Group took place on 28th September at the prestigious Cavendish Venues. We welcomed our clients from our various product groups to come together and share hints and tips, whilst gaining insight into our latest news and future developments in all areas of portfolio. We were joined by two wonderful keynote speakers, Clare Richmond - Speakto and Christina Griffiths - CGA Management, specialising within the Third Sector, drawing from their experiences and providing insightful discussion around community engagement and exploring your teams dynamic to reach your organisations full potential. The day was a great success and we look forward to hosting another event in the near future!
The Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations – ACEVO – provides support, development and policy advice to its network of over 1,100 civil society leaders. For 30 years, we have provided support, development and an inspiring, collective campaigning voice for our members across the UK. ACEVO is the only membership body in England and Wales that specifically supports civil society chief executives and senior leaders.
Charity Finance Group (CFG) put finance at the heart of social organisations, making each charity’s money work harder and achieve the maximum positive outcome for their beneficiaries. Their members include over 1,400 charities, social change and public benefit organisations, all working hard to improve the lives and outcomes for their beneficiaries – often on a tight budget. Through improving their financial management, governance and leadership, CFG help these organisations deliver their charitable objectives from all the resources available to them.
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