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Formulating a stay vs go decision 

Date: 31 January 2018 | Time 08:30 – 10:00 | Portman House, 2 Portman Square, W1H 6DU

If your charity has a critical date on the horizon and you are weighing up a stay or relocate decision, this session will assist in navigating through what is a highly complex and involved process. We will give our in house view of the London offices market as well as the distinct stages required to make the right decision for your organisation.

Speakers include: 

  • Freddie Pritchard-Smith, Partner - commercial agency, Cluttons
  • Alan Whitelaw, Partner - head of corporate services, Cluttons
  • Sue Cambridge, Executive director of Finance and Corporate, ABRSM
  • Samia al Qadhi, Chief executive, Breast Cancer Care
  • Ralph Pearson, Partner – commercial agency, Cluttons 

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One stop property shop

Date: Thursday 03 May | 15:30pm - 19:00pm | Bates Wells Braithwaite, 10 Queen St Place, EC4R 1BE
How to maximise the use and minimise the cost of your premises.  Join our property, legal, market and design and build experts to get advice on how to take, shape, use and exit your premises.

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Maximising your property estate 

Date: TBC | 08:30am – 10:00am | Portman House, 2 Portman Square, W1H 6DU
Charity estates can be diverse and not core to their mission, this session will look at balancing property estates to ensure they are fit for purpose but also maximised in terms of the income return potential.   

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Outsource vs in house 

Date: tbc | 08:30am – 10:00am | Portman House, 2 Portman Square, W1H 6DU
This session will assess the long running arguments for and against charity outsourcing aspects of their property function. We will have talks from charities that operate an outsource model and also a charity that operates and in house function, the talks with culminate in a panel discussion. 

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Christopher Waight
T: 020 7647 7153
E: [email protected] 

Venue maps: Portman House, 2 Portman Street, London W1H 6DU 


In conjunction with the NCVO, our seminars aim to share knowledge, promote best practice and explore ways to deliver efficiencies. Our speakers include in-house experts, leading figures in the voluntary sector and trusted professional advisors. Trustees and operational staff that attend our forums find them a useful tool in keeping at the sharp end of property trends and new practices. All seminars are free of charge but places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

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