2017 Training Programme and

 Conference Dates for your Diary

Go Back

ACAT Conference: North and South Venues (Same content at both event venues)


with speakers from HMRC, Charity Commission,

ACIE (Association of Charity Independent Examiners),

Insurance & Legal Specialist Professional Practitioners.

LONDON to include AGM - Saturday 14 October 2017

Galleon Suite at the Royal National Hotel, Bedford Way, London.

LEEDS - Wednesday 15 November 2017

Bridge Community Church, Rider Street, Leeds.

Foundation Courses for Church Treasurers

Our Foundation Course continues to be very popular with new and experienced treasurers alike. It gives a good overview, with up-to-date information, of all the issues a treasurer might meet: -

The Role of the Treasurer; Charity Accounting; Gift Aid & GASDS; Legal & Financial Overview; Systems & Records; VAT & LPWGS; Budgeting; Year-end routines; Employment.


• London North • London South • Northumberland • Somerset • Leicester

• Lancashire - Shropshire                        

BOOKINGS NOW OPEN                                                                          


• London North • London South • Ely • Tyneside • Birmingham • Devon

Foundation Courses are primarily for treasurers of churches with an income of less than £250,000.

Training Workshops

ACAT Workshops are designed to pick up where our Foundation Course leaves off and go into detail about how to deal with important issues that are frequently encountered by treasurers. With sessions led by industry experts, this year we have: -

WORKSHOP 2: Weymouth 18 March 2017 BOOKINGS NOW OPEN

Changing Treasurer; Coping with Independent Examination;

Becoming an Independent Examiner

WORKSHOP 5: Venues in West Midlands & London

Fundraising; Budgeting/Planning a Project; Managing Risk

WORKSHOP 6: Venues in West Midlands & East Anglia

Gift Aid; IT; Satisfying HMRC

WORKSHOP 7: Venues in London & Leeds

Treasurer as a Trustee; Employment Law;

Legal issues from Trading Ventures

The cost of each Foundation Course & Workshop is £45.00 (London courses cost £60.00) and include all course material, refreshments and a buffet lunch. The day starts at 9.30am and finishes at 4.00pm. ACAT members will receive emailed or postal invitations to the courses nearest to them, but the full programme is open to everyone, including non-members.

ACAT is the national charity for treasurers of churches and Christian charities, providing training, advice and information to members.  You can find out more and join by visiting  or ring 01246 767787.  

If you can offer a venue for a training course – please Click Here to contact us

Take a peek Take a peek

Terms of Use           Privacy

Home Join Members' Area Training News About Contact Us