4 May, 2021


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Charity Finance Group: Social Care Conference 2021

Thursday 10 June, 09.30 – 16.40 online event

2 March, 2021


As we begin to think about emerging from the worst of the pandemic, economic recovery is high on the agenda - alongside tackling entrenched inequalities. According to ONS figures, the UK economy was hit by a record slump in 2020 with GDP shrinking 9.9%. However, the challenge is equally an opportunity—with such a dramatic shock to the system, can we think about rebuilding in a fairer and more equal way?

16 September, 2020


Organisations which invest in digital advertising are set to make large VAT savings after HM Revenue & Customs issued updated guidance on the subject.

Until now, most digital advertising has been subject to VAT and those charitable organisations using advertising agencies were having this cost passed on to them.

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8 September, 2020


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What is this meeting about?

Re-opening after lockdown is throwing up all kinds of issues for smaller community centres. This lunchtime get-together is a chance to share ideas and work-arounds with people from other small centres, pick up tips and info.

What will you learn?

Sharing issues and ideas around re-opening safely.

Thursday, 16 July, 2020 - 12:30 to 13:30
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29 June, 2020


Charity shops are inundated with second-hand stock donations at the moment, and social distancing rules have slowed the flow of customers, but selling goods online – using websites like eBay - is an increasingly popular way for charities to make money.

24 June, 2020


Ambition Community Energy (ACE), a community-owned business led by residents of Lawrence Weston, has secured an investment of £150,000 from City Funds, for a wind turbine project that will reduce local fuel poverty and power nearly 4,000 houses.

Since you helped to shape Bristol’s successful Local Access Programme bid to make our social economy more inclusive, the world has changed. But the argument for social enterprise as part of your income diversity remains strong.

Thursday, 30 July, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00

This new telephone befriending course has been developed by Voscur and Age UK Bristol. This is an introductory session for volunteers working on telephone befriending services during COVID-19 and provides all the basic information and skills required. It runs in two parts, on the 6 and 7 May, both sessions run 9.30am - 12.30pm. By booking this course you automatically book for both sessions, to complete the course you need to attend both days. 

What is this course about?

Wednesday, 6 May, 2020 - 09:30 to Thursday, 7 May, 2020 - 12:30

This course explores practical financial management for charities (preparing management accounts and monitoring budgets, understanding statutory accounts and the TAR)

What is this course about?

Thursday, 14 May, 2020 - 09:30 to 13:00


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