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Wednesday 28 March 2018

How to convert your charitable company to a CIO - Charitable Incorporated Company Workshop

If you are a Leeds based organisation training is available on the 17th of April, 9.30am – 11.30am at Stringer House, Voluntary Action Leeds (VAL).  This workshop will be delivered by Clare Lawrence and Hayley Marsden of Wrigley’s Solicitors.

In last month’s E-bulletin we gave details on books and guides that could help if you aren’t able to attend this training.  

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Voluntary and Community Sector Support in Calderdale

WYCAS is pleased to be part of an alliance in Calderdale.  For existing clients you can continue to contact us through our Leeds office or direct to our Community Accountant for Calderdale Helen Galvin. For new clients, Calderdale organisations can use the details given below and we will get the referral and will be in touch.  New Calderdale clients can also contact us direct if they wish.

From the beginning of April 2018 voluntary and community sector organisations in Calderdale can access a range of support services from a single point of contact.  This is made possible through an alliance of six organisations, made up of the four providers and two commissioning bodies, working together and sharing skills to benefit voluntary and community sector groups working in Calderdale:

·         Voluntary Action Calderdale
·         Sector Support Calderdale (North Bank Forum)
·         West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service
·         Locality
·         Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group
·         Calderdale Council

Access to the single point of contact is:

By email:
By telephone: 01422 348777
Through the single base:  Calderdale VSI Alliance, VAC Resource Centre, Hall Street, Halifax, HX1 5AY.

Further details in our news item.

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DIY Accounts in Excel for Leeds based groups

We have spaces available on our free workshop where you can learn to use a free Excel template to give you the confidence to set up a bookkeeping system on a spreadsheet.

Further details can be found on our website here.

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Our services

WYCAS provides a range of specialist services designed to meet the needs of the third sector:

• One to one support and training
• Preparation of year-end accounts
• Independent examination
• Financial training courses and workshops
• Computerising accounts
• Bookkeeping and management accounts
• Advice and information
• Bespoke consultancy projects

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