Growing & Developing Your Academy Trust – 15th November, Tytherington Club

Growing & Developing Your Academy Trust in a Time of Seismic Change Wednesday 15 November 2017, 8.00am-11.30am The Tytherington Club, Macclesfield With over one third of schools in England now converted to academy status, the Department for Education expects more schools to work together in larger Multi Academy Trusts (MATs) [...]


Warning: LPA “risky” online legal tool

Elderflower Legal offers urgent warning about ‘risky’ online legal tool Local solicitor, Mark Johnson of Elderflower Legal issues warning about the Government’s online tool for Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) LPA tool leaving people at risk of financial abuse and fraud Coalition of organisations including Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE), Action on Elder Abuse, Anchor, [...]


Supporting Local Mums with Diabetes Initiative

Elderflower Legal Supports Local Mums with Type 1 Diabetes Initiative Local mums Emma Dillon and Emma Netherwood have children of similar age who have Type 1 Diabetes. They came up with a great idea to write a children’s book explaining the condition for newly diagnosed children, their families and friends. The first book ‘Ivy and [...]


Negotiating & Managing Contracts Workshop – 26 May 2016 – CVS Cheshire East

Negotiating & Managing Contracts Workshop - 26 May 2016 Venue :  CVS Cheshire East, 11 Hope Street,  Sandbach, CW11 1BA Time : 10am to 1pm Cost :  FREE Mark will be delivering this half day workshop for CVS Cheshire East. Mark  will explore the ingredients for a successful contract and how to manage change during [...]


Fit for the Future – Health and Social Care

Elderflower Legal will be at Social Enterprise UK’s annual conference 'Fit for the Future' on health & social care on 3 March 2016 at BVSC, Birmingham. The health and social care landscape is facing its greatest financial challenge of recent decades. Despite ring-fenced budgets and the Government's commitment to 'frontloaded' funding, the next decade will [...]


What is the future for Academies?

Elderflower Legal is delighted to be sponsoring and exhibiting at this high profile event "What is the future for Academies?" organised by Salford University, which will explore the future direction of academy schools on 24 February at the AJ Bell Stadium, Salford. The conference features keynote presentations from the Shadow Secretary of State for Education, Lucy [...]


Exploring new models for GP Practices : Five Year Forward View

Mark Johnson will be exploring new models for GP Practices : Five Year Forward View when he presents at ‘General Practice – Organising to Succeed’ on 23 February 2016 at Grant Thornton, Spinningfields, Manchester from 5pm. This event, organised by Forward View Group, will bring together opinion formers and service leaders from GP practices and CCGs [...]


Elderflower Legal Launches Governance Forum

We are delighted to be launching a new discussion group "Governance Forum" for professionals and those interested in improving governance of public-facing institutions. Says Mark Johnson, Principal of Elderflower Legal: “The need for robust governance & accountability in public institutions has never been greater. Governance is all about the way organisations are directed, controlled & [...]


NCVO National Trustees Conference

NCVO National Trustees Conference NCVO’s national conference for charity trustees took place in London last month. The two principal topics of the day were an increased focus on the effectiveness of governance in charities and the impending increased regulation around fundraising activities, in the light of unfortunate case of Olive Cooke. (An inquest jury heard [...]