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Employment and Governance for Community Landowners - Milton

22nd February

Employment and Governance for Community Landowners

The Mercat Centre
Munro Crescent, Milton, Ross-shire, IV18 0PX

Friday 22nd February 2013

A One Day Course examining employment, contracting, governance & VAT. Suitable for board directors, employees, local development officers

Building on 15 years of working with and for Boards of Development Trusts, Community Land Companies, village hall committees and community associations, An Roth Associates will offer practical advice on how to manage your way through the red tape

9.45am for 10.00am Start

Identify desired outcomes.

1. Challenges / Issues / Successes
2. Charities, Subsidiary Companies, Community Interest Companies – how to choose, and what are the consequences!
3. Models – Boards of Directors – Hands on? Hands Off ? Accountabilities.
4. Generating Productive Relationship with Employees
5. Reporting – due you suffer from ‘paralysis by analysis’ or are your meetings affected by ‘coblaboration’

Lunch: a light lunch will be provided, please let us know of any specific dietary requirements

Employment Law
1. The basics
2. Employing volunteers and Directors – issues for charities
3. When is a contractor an employee ?
4. Payroll - some considerations……

1. In a nutshell – do I need it?
2. How does it work? Effect on cash flow?
3. Monthly or quarterly returns?
4. What are the thresholds?
5. Tips and techniques

Course Tutor: James Hilder

James is a Director and consultant for An Roth Associates, a social enterprise consultancy specialising in community development in rural areas. The company operates as a subsidiary of the Mull & Iona Community Trust, which James ran for thirteen years, following his move from a commercial and third sector career in England. He also delivers business support to social enterprises through the Scottish Governments Just Enterprise programme.

He is passionate about social enterprise and communities ‘doing it for themselves’, having developed and run several social enterprises, heritage projects, events, festivals and community fundraising initiatives. He has served on a number of strategic third sector Boards and partnerships and remains one of the founding Directors of the Argyll & Bute Social Enterprise Network. As an Associate Tutor for the Social Enterprise Academy, James delivers ‘in-house’ and ‘open’ learning programmes throughout Scotland in leadership and social enterprise business development.

When not doing any of the above, James can be found helping run the family’s hotel and pub in Ardnamurchan, dog walking or fly fishing – usually in that order.

To Book:
Places are available on a first come first served basis.
Please complete a booking form below and return it to Rosslyn Mills (details below)
Online booking available at:
Please ensure that you inform Rosslyn of any special dietary requirements.

CWA Groups, their members and associated organisations - free
Individual Members - £25
Others - £50

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