Helping You & Your Organisation: ACOSVO FREE Strategic Partner Surgeries

Recruitment; HR; Mergers; employment law; financial planning; health & safety concerns; property disputes... just some of the issues you the leader of your organisation might be dealing with at the moment and ACOSVO is here to help. 


On 23 September 2020 between 1400-1500 ACOSVO members & Chairs Network Scotland affiliates can utilise exclusive FREE, confidential, 1-2-1 telephone surgeries with trusted sector experts. These surgeries give you direct access to expert support for a range of personal/ organisational issues facing you & your organisation. 

Meet our September Surgery Experts:


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 the charities and not-for-profit sector including: 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

CCLA - for anyone who’s unsure what the economic and stock market damage caused by Covid-19 means for their charity’s investment portfolio, and how investors should be responding.




Livingston James - Our purpose is to advise, and support people and organisations realise their potential, so together we can impact lives and communities for the better. With over 20 years voluntary sector recruitment experience we are available, without obligation, to provide support, advice & guidance on a range of recruitment and retention matters.



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. 



Health & Safety – Employment Law

Navigator - Owned and headquartered in Scotland, Navigator is again delighted to offer further free support to ACOSVO members & Chair Network Scotland participants.  A free consultation on: employment law; human resources; health & safety; data protection; governance

Contact: Clare Lynch, Client Liaison Executive, 0333 2400 308 -


Ellis Whittam – Employment law and health & safety specialists Ellis Whittam are based out of Chester and Glasgow and are one of the UK’s leading providers of quality, fixed fee Employment Law and Health & Safety services.



How do I book?

To book a free 15-minute surgery, please fill in the booking form below and contact our experts directly using the emails provided above and quoting 'ACOSVO Surgery 23 Sept 20'  

ACOSVO SP Surgery Booking Form


What if I need more information?

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