Get Trusted FREE Expert Support – ACOSVO Strategic Partner (SP) Surgeries

As part of your ACOSVO membership &/or Chair Network affiliation you have access to ACOSVO’s SP experts across a variety of business areas. 


On 18 September 2019 between 1400-1600 ACOSVO are offering Members & Chair Network affiliates exclusive FREE 1-2-1 telephone surgeries with a range of trusted SP sector experts.  These surgeries are confidential & give you direct access to expert support for the personal & organisational issues facing you & your organisation.


Meet our SP Experts:



Aspen People  UK executive search firm working in partnership with broad range of 3rd sector/Not for profit organisations helping attract highest calibre Chief Executives/Managing Directors.  Leading catalyst in attracting Chairs/Trustees.  



Livingston James  With a Not for Profit Recruitment specialist, Livingston James work in partnership with 3rd sector organisations to make impactful appointments. Embracing both diversity and inclusion, Livingston James are happy to provide advice and support organisations undertaken robust, inclusive and transparent recruitment processes.




Turcan Connell   Renowned Scottish charity law team.  Extensive experience in third sector providing specialist advice on areas including: governance, audits & regulatory matters; the creation & merger of charities; variation of purposes, trustees' powers/duties, fundraising law & contentious legacy advice, employment & property law; relationships with regulatory bodies.  



Lindsays Charities group is an experienced and multi-disciplinary team which offers a full range of legal services to charities and not-for-profit sector. In particular setting up a charity, constitutional reviews and re-organisations, governance, company law, charity trustee responsibilities, employment law and HR advisory matters, property and dispute resolution.



Financial Planning/Wealth Investment  

Ascot Lloyd  Impartial financial advice to help personal/third sector clients achieve their financial goals – assistance in building financial plans that enable you to achieve your short, medium, long term financial goals.  



Employment Law/HR/Health & Safety

Navigator is an employment law, HR, GDPR, data protection, immigration law and health & safety practice based in Edinburgh. Navigator has a particular understanding of the third sector and has developed a range of sector specific legal services aimed at charitable, not-for-profit and social enterprise organisations in Scotland. 



Insurance & Risk Management

Zurich Municipal   At Zurich Municipal, we specialise exclusively in providing risk management and insurance services to the UK Public Sector. Our long history of working with the third sector in UK has helped us form a deep understanding of the challenges, risks and unique opportunities that the Charity sector presents, and has helped us work in partnership with our customers over many years.

Contact – Neil Collington –


Venue, Meeting & Event Hire

Execspace  One of the UK’s leading event venue finding agencies and sole supplier on the Scottish Government Framework,provide a free venue finding service, andoffer ACOSVO members preferential rates and a rebate.

To save approximatively 20% on your next Charity Dinner or event, contact



How do I book?


To book a 15-minute surgery contact our experts directly through the contact emails above quoting ACOSVO Surgery 18 Sep and attaching this short ACOSVO SP Surgery Information Form


What if I need more information?


If you would like further information on these surgeries, please contact ACOSVO Business Manager Andy Dey on or 0131 510 8940