To give you an idea of the types of events and seminars we hold, please browse our past events below:

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Sporta: Time to Trust seminar

Trusts, as charitable social enterprises, can offer a much wider range and ways of delivering leisure and cultural services for local authorities and their communities than most other leisure providers. This seminar will explain more.

Tue 01 Oct 2013 Registration from 10.00 onwards

Derivatives and Swaps: Practical Training Sessions for Housing Finance Professionals

This is the fourth in the series of practical training sessions for Housing Finance treasury staff and board members, and will cover Derivatives and Swaps. This session will explain the differences between different types of swaps and derivatives, ISDA standard documentation and explain what cash calls are and how to avoid them.

Wed 18 Sep 2013 Seminar start: 4:00pm | Seminar finish and drinks and networking: 5:00pm

CIL and Section 106 Obligations - where are we now and what do you need to know?

Join Karen Cooksley, Head of Planning at Winckworth Sherwood, for this evening seminar on CIL and Section 106 Obligations, examining where we are now and discussing what you need to know.

Thu 12 Sep 2013 Registration: 5:00pm | Seminar starts: 5:30pm | Networking drinks: 7:00pm

Housing seminar: Community energy schemes: development and construction issues

Planning authorities are requiring community schemes more than ever and many schemes have already been built. Winckworth Sherwood and ENER-G are providing a series of three breakfast seminars on getting the most out of community energy schemes. Each of the sessions (held in June, September and October) will cover a different stage of the project: the major strategic decisions prior to the development, issues arising at the development and construction stage and finishing with tackling issues at management phase, both best practice and problem solving.

Tue 10 Sep 2013 Registration: 8am | Seminar starts: 8:30am | Seminar ends: 10am

Technical Aspects of Charging: Practical Training Sessions for Housing Finance Professionals

This is the third in the series of practical training sessions for Housing Finance treasury staff and board members, and will provide an overview of the Charging process with emphasis on certain problem areas that can cause delays and affect value, or which need to be considered by Treasury teams, to help achieve a smoother and more efficient process for everyone involved.

Wed 17 Jul 2013 Seminar start: 4:00pm | Seminar finish and drinks and networking: 5:00pm

Seventh Joint Local Authority Seminar - Winckworth Sherwood & 11KBW

Winckworth Sherwood are delighted to announce our seventh joint Local Authority Seminar in partnership with 11KBW, which will take place on Thursday 4 July.

Thu 04 Jul 2013 Thursday 4 July: 9.30am Registration | 10.00am Start | 12.30pm Lunch and Networking | 5:00pm Finish

Academies and Free Schools Seminar: Top tips for schools to save money

Our joint seminar will bring you ideas and case studies of how Academies and Free Schools can make the most efficient use of funds and save money when budgets are tight. MHA Maclntyre Hudson, Winckworth Sherwood and Lloyds TSB have come together to provide you with an outlook of all areas of expenditure, so that you can draw on all our experiences and suggestions to help you stay within your budgets and reduce your costs in the short and long term.

Mon 24 Jun 2013 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Housing seminar: Tips and tricks for successfully launching a new sales site

When launching a new development for sale, there are a number of factors that can impact the success of the project, including management structure, legal issues and your marketing and sales strategy. Join us for this seminar for tips and tricks on how to ensure your project is a success.

Thu 20 Jun 2013 Registration: 10:00am | Seminar start: 10:30am | Seminar ends: 12:00am

Housing seminar: Getting the most out of your community energy scheme: an introduction

Planning authorities are requiring community schemes more than ever and many schemes have already been built. Winckworth Sherwood and ENER-G are providing a series of three breakfast seminars on getting the most out of community energy schemes. Each of the sessions (held in June, September and October) will cover a different stage of the project: the major strategic decisions prior to the development, issues arising at the development and construction stage and finishing with tackling issues at management phase, both best practice and problem solving.

Wed 19 Jun 2013 Registration: 8am | Seminar starts: 8:30am | Seminar ends: 10am

Loan Covenants: Practical Training Sessions for Housing Finance Professionals

This is the second in the series of practical training sessions for Housing Finance treasury staff and board members, and will cover Loan Covenants. The session will explain the different types of undertakings and the the difference between and different types of covenant.

Thu 13 Jun 2013 Seminar start: 4:00pm | Seminar finish and drinks and networking: 5:00pm

E:gen Breakfast Club

On 29 May 2013 at 8.30am, Huseyin Huseyin, real estate solicitor at Winckworth Sherwood and editor of the E:gen bulletin, will be hosting the inaugural E:gen breakfast club where you will have the opportunity to meet the authors of the E:gen bulletin articles who will give you the benefit of their expertise over a coffee and pastry.

Wed 29 May 2013 8:30 - 10:00am

Capital Debt Markets explained: Practical Training Sessions for Housing Finance Professionals

Our Social Housing Finance team will be holding a series of practical training sessions for Housing Finance treasury staff and board members, the first of which will cover Capital Debt Markets.

Wed 22 May 2013 Seminar start: 4:00pm | Seminar finish and drinks and networking: 5:00pm

Housing seminar: De-risking planning

Head of Enviromental Planning, Karen Cooksley, presents a breakfast seminar on de-risking the planning process for Social Housing providers.

Wed 22 May 2013 Registration: 8.00am | Start: 8.30am | Seminar finish: 10:00am

Education Seminar: Employment Update

In recognition of the continuing need for schools to keep up with the ever-changing HR and employment landscape, this seminar will provide a valuable update on a number of areas affecting schools, including restructuring, and moving on from the STPCD.

Thu 16 May 2013 Registration: 10.00 | Start: 10.30 | Finish: 12.00 | Lunch and Networking: 12.30

Housing Seminar: Extra-care funding

As our population ages, the need to find a long-term health solution to extra care housing and follow-on support and care becomes more pressing, as does the issue of how to finance this extra provision of care housing. Join Charlotte Cook and Louise Leaver to learn about the different options available and the five questions that you need to ask in order to find the right funding for your organisation.

Wed 15 May 2013 Registration: 4.00pm | Start: 4.30pm | Drinks and Networking: 6:00pm

Housing seminar: Successfully resolving defects in new build construction

Many of our clients are discovering an increasing level of latent defects, partly arising from construction during the boom years of 2003 to 2007. Our seminar will focus on providing practical advice and encouraging discussion on best practice, including rectifying the defect, maximising cost recovery and contractual formalities

Tue 23 Apr 2013 Registration, coffee and networking 10:00am | Start 10:30am | Finish 12:00pm

Education Seminar: Sponsored Academies

The Department for Education recognises the huge contribution that sponsors can bring to the schools sector. As part of the drive to improve standards, a good sponsor can play a key role in turning round and under-performing schools.

Wed 13 Mar 2013 Registration: 10.00 | Start: 10.30 | Finish: 12.00 | Lunch and Networking: 12.30

Education Seminar: Managing Construction Projects and Resolving Disputes

While school building programmes bring many benefits to schools, the entire process can be difficult to manage and risky without the correct advice.

Wed 06 Mar 2013 Registration: 10.00 | Start: 10.30 | Finish: 12.00 | Lunch and Networking: 12.30

Education Seminar: Schools Funding – preparing for change

Everyone knows that school funding is in a state of flux at the moment and schools are understandably concerned about how this will impact on them in the future.

Thu 17 Jan 2013 Registration: 10.00 | Start: 10.30 | Lunch and Networking: 12.30

Fuelling Ambition - The Investor Perspective: Andrew Nelson, CBPE and John Notman-Watt, formerly of Stewart Group

What makes Private Equity investment work for companies? Join us to find out

Thu 06 Dec 2012 8.30-10.00am

Sixth Joint Local Authority Seminar - Winckworth Sherwood & 11KBW

Winckworth Sherwood are delighted to announce our sixth joint Local Authority Seminar in partnership with 11KBW, which will take place on Monday 19 November 2012.

Mon 19 Nov 2012 Registration - 10.30am Start - 12.30pm Lunch and Networking - 5:00pm Finish

Education Seminar: Preparing for Audit and Financial Risk Management for Academies – An explanation and lessons learnt

The focus will be on identifying and understanding the key financial risks affecting academies as well as looking at recent changes to accounting practices for academies, such as the new obligations on Headteachers in their role as Accounting Officer, financial risk management, audit requirements and best practice. We will also look at the strategic picture for academies and offer an analysis on what we think the future holds for the sector.

Thu 08 Nov 2012 10.00 Registration - 10:30 Start - 12.30 Lunch and Networking

Fuelling Ambition - The Ownership Perspective: Grant Gordon, Institute for Family Business and Emma Rogers, Little Bridge World

Grant Gordon, Director General of the Institute for Family Business will chair a panel of family business speakers, including Emma Rogers, Chief Executive of Little Bridge World, a transformational digital education business. They will be sharing their perspectives on how small and medium sized businesses successfully address risk, drive expansion and manage succession issues.

Thu 25 Oct 2012 Registration: 8.00am. Seminar: 8.30-10.00am

Education Seminar: Responsibilities of the Company Secretary

The role of Company Secretary is not clearly defined but nevertheless has an important function in the running of an Academy Trust Company.

Thu 11 Oct 2012 10.00 Registration - 10.30 Start - 12.30 Lunch and Networking

Housing Seminar: Asset management and commercial properties – how to extract best value from your non-housing assets and avoid management headaches

We will look at: How to optimise sales and lettings of commercial properties in mixed use developments, including the negotiation of lease terms and addressing management issues; How to get the most out of your commercial property portfolio and other non-housing assets, including dealing with rent reviews, protecting income streams, disputes and getting back possession.

Thu 27 Sep 2012 08.30 - 10.00

Fuelling Ambition - The Management Perspective: Hardeep Rai, Hamilton Bradshaw Venture Partners and Ian Muir, Consultant

Hardeep Rai, a business management professional with Hamilton Bradshaw Venture Partners, and Ian Muir, a former executive committee member of Charter International plc and now leading HR consultant, will share insights on how continuous performance improvement can help to rapidly accelerate business growth.

Tue 11 Sep 2012 8.30-10.00am

Housing Seminar: The National Planning Policy Framework – What difference will it make in practice?

What does the National Planning Policy Framework mean for developers and what action do you need to take to maximize your chances of gaining permission?

Thu 19 Jul 2012 08.30 - 10.00

Housing Seminar: Anti-Social Behaviour – How to successfully manage problem tenants

The session will see Jennifer Oscroft from Cornerstone Barristers talk about how to maximise your chances of successfully obtaining injunctions and possession orders in difficult tenant cases.

Thu 05 Jul 2012 16.00 - 17.30

Fuelling Ambition - The Political Perspective: Chuka Umunna

Chuka Umunna, Shadow Minister, is a strong advocate of SMEs, describing them as “the lifeblood of our economy”. He will share his perspectives on current opportunities and challenges, drivers for growth and sustainable development, touching on financing, incentives, tax, regulation and international markets.

Tue 03 Jul 2012 8.30-10.00am

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