ESF Financial Management Workshop (FREE)

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Date(s) - 16/02/2018
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Molineux Stadium


Thinking about applying for European Social Funds in the Black Country?

Responsible for financial spend, management or reporting?

Come along to our FREE ESF Financial Management Workshop on 16th February 2018, 9:30-15:00pm at

Molineux Stadium (boardroom), Waterloo Rd, Wolverhampton WV1 4QR

This workshop aims to provide an overview of ESF financial management as it relates to the ESF National Eligibility Rules to help prepare organisations in the planning of costs and their management thereafter.  The content will cover the eligibility aspects of expenditure incurred by both grant recipient and its partners and the methodologies behind the calculation of costs and claims for match funded projects and the methods applied by Co-Financing Organisations.  Group discussion and interactive exercises are introduced to assist attendees understand how these rules relate in practice.  The workshop will cover

• Review of regulatory conditions relating to eligibility of expenditure
• Discuss the management of project budgets – profiles, match funding, apportionment methodologies, simplified costs
• Understand the expectations the Regulations place on grant recipients in terms of accountability and audit trails
• Discuss the risks associated with the management of ESF projects

To book please contact Kaye Davies, Black Country ESF Programme Manager on  01922 650934 or email or

This workshop and the Black Country ESF Technical Assistance Project is part-funded by the European Social Fund Programme 2014-2020.