Spotlight: the annual Bates Wells charity conference

November 22 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Dates & Times

November 22, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Pandemic, resilience, pivot, the "culture war"… feels slightly unreal to consider the sheer impact of the last two years since Bates Wells’ last charity sector conference back in October 2019. However, it has never been more important for us to share experiences and look both backwards and to the future. 
This year’s event will be streamed online and hosted by Zaiba Malik, a crisis and reputation communications consultant, with a background as an award-winning news and current affairs journalist.
We’ve teamed up with some leading names to put together an agenda that we hope will both educate and challenge.  From Tristram Hunt and David Farnsworth taking us through the positives from the pandemic, to Tessy Ojo, Halima Begum and Dr Marie Kawthar Daouda in a panel debate examining the "culture war" and its far-reaching impact on the sector.  We hope that the day will provide a fantastic opportunity to enjoy some healthy debate and legal updates.
Follow this link to book your virtual place and receive joining instructions. The full agenda is below:

2pm Introduction                                                                                                            
Thea Longley, Head of Charity, Bates Wells and Zaiba Malik, Coppergate Communications 

2:15pm Resilience and Recovery                                                                                 
Tristram Hunt, V&A, David Farnsworth, City Bridge Trust and Sam Grimmett-Batt, City Bridge Trust

2.45pm Breakout: choose to watch a Charity Law update or an interview with Zaiba Malik and guests

3pm How to manage when crisis hits & Fraud                                                           
Erica Crump, Charity, Bates Wells and Mindy Jhittay, Dispute Resolution, Bates Wells

3.35pm Breakout: choose to watch a Employment Law update or an interview with Zaiba Malik and guests

3.50pm Charities and the 'culture wars'                                                                      
Dr Halima Begum, Runnymede Trust, Tessy Ojo, Diana Award, Dr Marie Kawthar Daouda, Danny Kruger, MP for Devizes

4.50pm Close                                                                                         
Thea Longley, Head of Charity, Bates Wells

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