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Trustee Conference sponsor and exhibitor profiles


We are grateful to our sponsors for their invaluable support: 

Lead sponsor
BAR Flat Landscape 1C P

Barclays is a transatlantic bank, helping customers and clients achieve their ambitions by offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management.

With over 60 years of presence in the sector, the Charities team has nationwide coverage with over 20 investment specialists and manages 700 charity relationships making Barclays uniquely positioned to support the UK’s charitable sector.

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BWB logo

Bates Wells Braithwaite is a professional services firm, combining a top legal practice with services in impact measurement and outcomes-based planning and strategy. BWB is widely recognised as having one of the leading charity and social enterprise legal teams in the UK.

Additional services provided include Get Legal, an online tool allowing charities on a budget to access tailor-made legal documents at a fraction of the cost of engaging a solicitor.

BWB is the first UK law firm to become a B Corporation, having been certified by the non-profit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.

  • 020 7551 7777
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Partner sponsor

The Pureprint Group is the preferred marketing services provider to NCVO, with services that include creative design, data services, print, packaging, point of sale, direct mail, managed services, cross media solutions, pick, pack and fulfilment, and merchandising. The Pureprint Group has shown that significant savings can be made by managing their clients spend across all aspects of marketing communications and offer a full and free print audit to any interested NCVO members.

Sustainability is also at the heart of their business, being the world’s first carbon neutral printer. Specifically, in our sector The Pureprint Group has significant experience working with over 20 charitable organisations. Find out how Pureprint Group can help your organisation by visiting their stand, or contact them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Media partner
Civil Society Media logo

Civil Society Media is home to Charity Finance, Governance & Leadership and Fundraising Magazine, and brings you all the news from the charity sector, which you can choose to have delivered daily to your inbox, completely free.

  • Governance & Leadership helps charity trustees and leaders on their journey from good practice to best practice, and is full of practical advice about developing skills, managing staff, and complying with your legal duties.
  • Charity Finance delivers expert opinion and analysis on everything crucial to the role of a charity finance professional.
  • Fundraising Magazine provides the tools to unlock new revenue streams, boost donor income and maximize RoI.
Drinks sponsor
russam GMS Russam GMS is the longest established interim management provider in the UK and a leading executive search firm. With over 30 years’ track record of providing interim management, project management and executive search solutions, both here and internationally, Russam GMS is one of the foremost senior-level recruiters in the voluntary sector and is an NCVO trusted supplier.
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Tech partner

Slido is an audience interaction platform for meetings and events. It allows event organisers to crowd-source the best questions for Q&A sessions, get instant feedback via live polls and share presentations with their audience.

Slido’s focus is on simplicity, allowing organisers to create an event in less than a minute, while participants can join from any device with one simple code.

Since its foundation in 2012, Slido has helped to transform over 40,000 events in over 100 countries by engaging hundreds of thousands of participants, and has worked with Netflix, Porsche, KPMG, Cisco, MIT and Harvard University.

Drinks sponsor
trustees unlimited

Trustees Unlimited – a rigorous and affordable way to recruit trustees.

A joint venture bringing together BWB, NCVO and Russam GMS. A leading resource for chair, trustee, treasurer and committee member recruitment for a range of organisations.

We source potential trustees from our database of senior people from the private, public and voluntary sectors who have a variety of functional backgrounds through our strategic partners offering trusteeships as part of employee professional development and through the Russam GMS database of senior executives, plus our colleagues are experienced consultants with expertise in executive search.

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The following exhibitors will be at this year's Trustee Conference.

 action planning

'The answer’s yes – what’s the question?'

For 26 years Action Planning has been helping boards and chief executives lead with purpose, meeting diverse needs with insight, imagination and integrity. Our core services fall under the headings of governance and strategy, fundraising and marketing, and people and practice, but we never know what we are going to be asked to do next. So if you have a problem or an opportunity and don’t know quite where to turn – ask us!

  • 01737 814758
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big society capital

Big Society Capital improves the lives of people in the UK by connecting social investment to charities and social enterprises. We know that investment can help charities and social enterprises achieve more. We believe the greatest chance to improve lives comes when investors and enterprises are both motivated by the social mission.

We engage with investors, fund managers, charities and social enterprises to make it easier to use social investment. With our co-investors, we have made over £1bn available to organisations with a social mission, through investments into fund managers and social banks.

 brewin dolphin

As one of the UK’s leading providers of personalised, discretionary investment management services, Brewin Dolphin is highly committed to charities and is the sixth-largest charity fund manager. Our eight dedicated and unified charity teams, strategically located across the UK, offer charities a bespoke investment management solution, supplemented by advice, policy guidance, trustee training, seminars and the Brewin charity magazine.

Our clients also value the direct access they have to their dedicated specialist charity investment managers and administrators, allowing for relationship consistency.

To speak to a charity specialist please contact Ruth Murphy on 020 3201 3924 or Natalie Yapp on 020 3201 3916.

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Charities Aid Foundation is a charity dedicated to making philanthropy more effective and helping charities become more successful. We provide trusted and reliable financial, fundraising and grantmaking services to help your charity reach its potential and make a bigger impact.

We provide access to a range of finance and funding solutions:

  • Banking
  • Lending
  • Savings and Investments
  • Fundraising
  • Social investment

Talk to our experts today to see how we can help you.

  • 03000 123 444
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case insurance

Insurance and risk management services for charities, social enterprises, community, faith and voluntary groups. CaSE Insurance was established by NCVO, charity law firm Bates Wells Braithwaite and specialist charity underwriters aQmen. CaSE Insurance only insures charities, voluntary organisations and associated groups. We are your risk and insurance partner; we always aim to be approachable, professional, trustworthy, responsive and competitive. If you are looking for charity risk expertise and an excellent, friendly service, please contact our friendly team on the number below.

  • 0333 800 9838
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charity bank

Charity Bank is an ethical bank that exists to lend to organisations with a social purpose. Our mission is to use loan finance to support charities and social enterprises, so you can be confident that we’ll work with you side-by-side. You can apply for loans from £50,000 to £3.25m and more in partnership with other lenders. What matters to us isn't maximising profits but a shared idea about the world we want to live in. If you're looking for a bank that shares your values, why not work with us? To find out more, visit us at stand 13 or contact us:

  • 01732 441919
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CharityJob Logo

CharityJob connects the UK’s best charities with its brightest talent. Every year, thousands of people find their dream job through CharityJob, saving charities millions of pounds in recruitment fees. For over 17 years, we’ve been a leading voice in the charity sector: enabling charities to thrive in an ever more challenging climate, and helping people to make the most of their talents.

  • 020 8939 8430
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charity property help

Charity Property Help (CPH) is a pro bono service designed to assist charities and voluntary organisations, by providing free support and guidance on all property matters in the UK.

Founded by the Return Foundation and managed by RICS, in partnership with the Charity Finance Group and the National Council for Voluntary Organisations.

Many charities and voluntary organisations need advice on property matters. CPH is designed to assist them manage their property assets more effectively by providing a minimum of a one hour consultation with an RICS Regulated firm free of charge.

Visit to register today.


Class networks logo

Class Networks is a leading provider of telecommunications and business technology solutions to the voluntary sector, enabling non-profit organisations to access affordable modern business-grade technology. 

Whether you have a growing mobile workforce, office move or multi-sites, we provide a professional yet personal service:

We’re an Approved Provider of WCVA, an ACEVO Premier Partner and proud sponsors of the WCVA Third Sector Awards. We abide by their Codes of Conduct, as providing an ethical, impartial service is at the heart of our business.

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eden tree

EdenTree Investment Management – Profit with Principles

That is what we aim to deliver. We believe that a company’s business activity, its environmental and community impact and the way it interacts with its stakeholders can all positively contribute to returns. EdenTree is a leader in socially responsible investing and has a long-established track-record of successfully managing portfolios for individuals, institutions and charities.

Given our ownership, we understand the importance of a charitable organisation’s values and mission and are proud to have won the Moneyfacts Best Ethical Investment Provider of the Year Award for the past eight consecutive years.

  • 0800 032 3778
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fundraising regulator

The Fundraising Regulator is the independent voluntary regulator of charitable fundraising in England and Wales. Having launched in July 2016, we maintain and uphold the standards set out in the Code of Fundraising Practice and its associated Rulebooks for Face-to-Face Fundraising. We are also responsible for the operation of the Fundraising Preference Service, giving the public more control over the communication they receive from charities.

We aim to work with charities and representative bodies to improve public trust and confidence in the sector, through guidance, fundraising standards and effective complaints handling.

  • 0300 999 3407
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Heart of Experian logo

We are a charity set up to give grants to small groups and charities, helping you change lives, improve futures and provide new opportunities for many people. We are proud to provide much needed financial support in tough times, helping you make a difference in your local communities.

Find out more and apply.

hr services partnership

From ad-hoc queries, to a fully outsourced HR department, HRSP provides not-for-profits with quality HR services at a reasonable price and complete flexibility.

Whether you want to double-check on your TUPE obligations, or need a sounding board to manage a poor performer, our qualified consultants have the sector-experience to help you navigate and mitigate risk.

Our clients value our knowledge of the sector and our practical approach. We are proud to:

  • be an NCVO Trusted Supplier
  • provide a dedicated consultant to every client
  • employ only CIPD qualified consultants
  • have Investors in People accreditation.

Visit us at or call 01403 240205


Searching for experienced volunteers? Work for a charity or have clients in the sector? The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) can help. is completely free to search or post volunteer opportunities, or find volunteers with specialist finance and business skills.

ICAEW’s Charity and Volunteer Sector Group also offers:

  • Professional Liability Insurance (covering trustee and volunteer activity, or when providing pro bono finance services)
  • bi-monthly newsletters sharing the latest news, opinion, and resources
  • dedicated e-library
  • discounts on training and sector events
  • helpsheets and resources on charity accounting, taxation and governance


Ican logo

Our reputation as the trusted supplier to NCVO for award winning print technology and service is down to the pro-active and fresh approach we take to Managed Print Services. Working in partnership with World leading Brands to deliver digital document solutions aimed at reducing your costs and increasing business efficiency.

Our enthusiastic team of Print Consultants work to understand the needs of you and your organization and ensure your print, copy & email requirements are met.

  • Trusted NCVO supplier
  • Guaranteed savings
  • Free print consultation
  • Award winning products
  • Gold Star Service & Support

Visit us on Stand Number 29 for a chance to win a Samsung printer for your organization!

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Lucas Fettes logo

Lucas Fettes is an independently owned financial planning and employee benefit advisory practice. We help NCVO members with their workplace pension provision and can provide Death in Service cover from as little as £2 per month per employee.

We also provide advice and solutions to help trustees manage their assets and to insure against the loss of key people.

  • 0330 660 0148
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phone coop

Let’s keep it simple. We are a telecommunications provider; that means we offer broadband, phone and mobile services to residential and business customers. We are also a consumer co-operative, and many of our customers become members, influence the way we're run and participate in our social and business activities.

As a socially responsible organisation, we offer honest and transparent prices, with no hidden charges, and aim to both make it easy and keep it personal. 

We believe that the co-operative business model can help build a fairer and more sustainable society for everyone.

  • 01608 434084
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ncvo pqasso

PQASSO is the leading quality assurance standard, developed by, and for the voluntary sector. Since inception in 1998, over 12,000 organisations have used PQASSO as a self-diagnostic tool to strengthen across key quality areas. The effectiveness of PQASSO as a development tool was increased in 2008 with the creation of the PQASSO Quality Mark, and the launch of the online tool in Wales in 2016 and England in 2017.

PQASSO is now a holistic tool which enables users of all abilities and experiences to involve themselves with their organisations journey to effective governance.

  • 020 7520 3187
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Protecture provides a wrap-around service providing clear, independent, specialist advice on the GDPR, data protection and privacy regulation.

Our subscription services support your DPO or data protection lead to both prepare for the GDPR and maintain the records and knowledge required to deliver ongoing compliance.

Protecture works with organisations of all sizes and sectors, supporting them with up to date policies and other framework documents that are tailored to suit their needs, backed by on-going support, training and external audit.

We have over 12 years of practical experience turning the law into practice. NCVO Members benefit from a 10% discount off any first-year subscription.

  • 020 3691 5731
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Quilter Cheviot logo

How do you navigate investment challenges and opportunities?

  • Over £1.6bn of charity assets under management (as at 31 December 2016)
  • Support for the sector: charity seminars, bespoke investment training, ethical investment expertise and knowledge guides

For further information please contact Charles Mesquita:

  • 020 7150 4000
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Sarasin & Partners are a leading manager of charity portfolios, managing £6.1bn* for over 400* discretionary clients, representing over 40% of our £14.2bn* assets under management.

We offer bespoke investment solutions: via segregated portfolios, single asset class funds or through our two common investment funds. With over 20 years’ experience, we have established a reputation for consistent investment performance and high-quality reporting.

Our ‘Compendium of Investment’ forms the basis for our trustee training programme; we have trained over 4,000 trustees and permanent officers throughout the UK and Ireland.

  • 020 7038 7268
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*as at 30.06.17

sayer vincent

Sayer Vincent is an award-winning firm of accountants and advisors specifically working for charities, not-for-profit organisations and social enterprises. As well as offering outstanding audit services, we support organisations to effectively manage change. Whether it be risk management, mergers or tax and VAT advice, Sayer Vincent can help.

As the largest sector specific practice in the UK, we draw on our wealth of expertise to give assurance that clients receive the very highest standard of service to achieve their objectives. Charities large and small choose Sayer Vincent due to our unrivalled understanding of the sector and its issues.

Unity Trust Bank logo

At Unity Trust Bank we seek to create a better society through helping organisations to prosper and contribute to economic, community and social change. Over the last 12 months we lent £95.4m to customers that share our values, demonstrating our commitment to helping small businesses to grow while also making a positive social impact. Customer satisfaction is paramount to us, which is why we offer a personal service with tailored products, 24x7 internet banking and a network of Relationship Managers supported by a UK-based Customer Services team.

Please visit our stand to find out why you should Bank with us. Bank on Us.

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