December 03, 2019 at 1:30pm - 4:30pm

This practical session will discuss key issues for place management related to legal corporate structures, financial and governance management.

This session will be beneficial to your place management organisation or to businesses you support in your place, whether community and business-led development of our towns, urban districts or villages.

The session brings you -

  • Expert guidance on governance strategy,
  • Town surgeries - seek out solutions and ideas for your place,
  • Outcomes from the newly published and updated Towns Toolkit
  • Exchange news and ideas with Scotland’s towns community of practitioners.

 

BOOKING

STP members can RSVP free of charge below.

Non-members can book a ticket here, or join STP to benefit from free attendance. 

 

AGENDA

13:30​   Coffee /Tea (top up as you need to!)

14:00    Welcome & Introduction
Tom Sneddon, Board Member, Scotland’s Towns Partnership and Co-Founder, Development Trusts Association Scotland (Event Chair)

Structures and Strategy

14:10    DELIVERY VEHICLES FOR PLACE

Tom Sneddon, Board Member, Scotland’s Towns Partnership and Co-Founder, Development Trusts Association Scotland

14:30    LEGAL

Getting the right corporate structure for your place and basic principles of good governance; roles and responsibilities

Gary Macdonald, Partner, Corporate, DWF LLP

15:00    FINANCE

Good financial management: Veronica Donnelly, VAT Partner, Campbell Dallas (Invited)

15:30    Q&A

15:45    Surgery Sessions (Top up your coffee!) Experts are on hand to cover the following topics:

  • Delivery Vehicles
  • Legal
  • Finance
  • Tax, Natalie Brown, Regional Development Director, CATAX

16:30    Close

WHEN
December 03, 2019 at 1:30pm - 4:30pm
WHERE
Central Edinburgh (Venue TBC)
STP is supported by …Connecting Scotland's Towns
Sponsored By …Connecting Scotland's Towns