About us


If you’d like to know more about how we can help your organisation, have a chat with our teams at events and exhibitions.

Contact the Events team


As a charity dedicated to getting the best for other charities and their donors, our aim is to find the most effective and efficient ways to connect donors and companies to the causes that matter to them, and help charities become more sustainable and get the most from their hard-earned fundraising.

If you’d like to know more about how we can help your organisation - or you as a donor - our Events team and Client Relationship Managers will be at a number of events and exhibitions across the country and are very happy to discuss.

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    STEP UK Annual Tax Conference 2018

    Venue: The Caledonian Hotel, Edinburgh


    24 May 2018, 09:00 AM  
    -   24 May 2018, 17:00 PM

    This year’s conference will include a focus on the effect of recent legislation changes (such as those affecting non-doms and stamp taxes) and the plethora of recent cases (including significant tribunal decisions on BPR).

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    Charity Awards 2018

    Venue: The Pavilion, Tower of London


    7 Jun 2018, 19:00 PM  
    -   7 Jun 2018, 23:00 PM

    Now entering its 19th year, the Charity Awards continues to recognise those charities that are innovative, exemplify best practice, and deliver sustainable benefit to communities and society in general.
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    Scottish Charity Awards 2018

    Venue: EICC, Edinburgh


    14 Jun 2018, 19:00 PM  
    -   14 Jun 2018, 23:00 PM

    Join us for a celebration of innovative and effective of Scottish charities and individuals. There are eight award categories – Charity of the Year, Charity champion, Demonstrating digital, Pioneering project, Terrific trustee, Leading light, Celebrating communities and Cracking campaign.
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    STEP UK Annual Tax Conference

    Venue: Sandy Park, Sandy Park Way, Exeter


    21 Jun 2018, 09:00 AM  
    -   21 Jun 2018, 17:00 PM

    The annual Tax conference is one of the highlights of the STEP year and is packed with quality content, including essential guidance on the current and future developments in tax, trusts and estates.
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    Institute of Fundraising convention

    Venue: The Barbican, London


    2 Jul 2018, 09:15 AM  
    -   4 Jul 2018, 16:00 PM

    Join our Head of Private Clients, Joanna Walker, at the Fundraising Convention; the largest event for professional fundraisers in Europe. Taking place over three days in July, the event brings together a mix of experience from the charity sector, and engages attendees through multiple sessions per day, within broad themes.
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    Charity Finance Group Northern Conference

    Venue: The Stoller Hall Chetham's Trading Limited, Manchester


    4 Jul 2018, 09:15 AM  
    -   4 Jul 2018, 16:50 PM

    This year’s two stream programme will be made up of sessions including industry updates, technical tips and case studies for you to choose from to customise your day. Includes plenaries around Brexit and charity governance.
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    The Charity Accountants' Conference

    Venue: St John's Hotel, Solihull


    20 Sep 2018, 08:30 AM  
    -   21 Sep 2018, 16:00 PM

    If you are a charity finance professional, the Charity Accountants’ Conference is an event that’s not to be missed. This residential conference has everything you need to do the best job, so that your charity can keep making leaps forward for your cause.
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    Labour Party Conference

    Venue: ACC, Liverpool


    23 Sep 2018, 09:00 AM  
    -   26 Sep 2018, 16:00 PM

    Join us at our stand at the Labour Party Conference, to talk about issues affecting charities and wider civil society.
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    Conservative Party conference

    Venue: Manchester Central Convention Complex, Petersfield, Manchester


    1 Oct 2018, 10:30 AM  
    -   4 Oct 2018, 12:30 PM

    Join us at our stand at the Conservative Party conference, to talk about issues affecting charities and wider civil society.
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    Society of Wills Writers Annual Conference

    Venue: The Abbey Hotel, Redditch


    8 Oct 2018, 08:30 AM  
    -   9 Oct 2018, 12:45 PM

    Join us for discussions and workshops with experts in the field around Wills, probate, charitable legacies and more.


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