Not-for-profit Law
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Webinars and Seminars

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We run training on a range of common legal issues faced by community organisations and individuals within them.

Our training is aimed at small to medium not-for-profit organisations. It is presented by Not-for-profit Law lawyers and guest presenters. See below for upcoming webinars. You can also access recordings and resources of our past webinars. 

Upcoming webinars

Board induction for Not-for-profits - Tuesday 17 July **Low Cost**

This webinar is ideal for new board members or those looking for a refresher on their roles and responsibilities. Our expert lawyers will talk you through top legal issues faced by boards and help you understand the basic elements of good governance.

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Tax Concessions for Not-for-profits - Tuesday 31 July **Low Cost**

As a charity or not-for-profit, navigating your way through the world of tax concessions can be tricky. Join us for this webinar where we'll break things down in simple terms by outlining the common tax concessions for the not-for-profit sector and the various eligibility criteria and processes involved.

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Getting Started - Tuesday 14 August **Low Cost**

If you're involved in setting up a new community organisation or need to refresh your knowledge on the legal basics, this introductory session is for you.

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Privacy Law for Not-for-profits - Tuesday 28 August **Low Cost**

In February 2018, new laws about how to deal with serious privacy breaches came into play. Find out how this affects your organisation as we walk you through the personal information lifecycle – from collection, through to use and disclosure, storage and access, complaints and the new data breach notification laws. A must for anyone involved in a not-for-profit organisation that wants to know more about privacy law and best practice for managing the personal information of clients, members, volunteers and others.

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We will be providing more training (webinars and seminars) throughout the year so don't forget to check back regularly or sign up to our monthly update

Webinars on demand

If you've missed one of our recent webinars, you can get it here! 

Social Enterprise

If you’re thinking of setting up a social enterprise, make sure you fully understand the legal requirements before you start. This webinar will provide you with an overview of social enterprises, how they operate and how to choose the best structure for you. It will be co-presented by Social Traders Executive Director Lisa Boothby. Access the webinar here.

Financial reporting for Not-for-profits 

Make sure you understand your organisation’s obligations around keeping records and reporting on financial performance. Andrew Archer, Partner - Audit & Assurance at Grant Thornton joins our Not-for-profit Law lawyer Geraldine Menere in this session to share his valuable insights on this topic. You'll gain an overview of your obligations and useful tools and tips to help you manage your organisation’s financial reporting requirements. Access the webinar here.  

#NotYouToo - Protecting your volunteers and organisation from unlawful workplace behaviours 

This webinar covers the legal obligations of community organisations in protecting its volunteers from unlawful workplace behaviours. It includes bullying, sexual harassment, discrimination and victimisation in the workplace, as well as discussion of the role of social media. Access the webinar here.

Social media and the law for not-for-profits

Social media can help community organisations expand their reach and grow awareness for their cause, but it also has the potential to cause damage to the organisation, its clients, employees or volunteers. This webinar discusses the key legal risks when NFPs put content on social media. Access the webinar here

To purchase a copy of the above recordings use the links for each webinar. Once you have registered, and we have confirmed payment, we will send you a link to the webinar and a copy of the slides.

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