1 November, 2018
Jenny Wildblook

Blog written by Jenny Wildblood, Development Officer (Funding).

 

 

19 December, 2018

 

Voscur is advising VCSE organisations in Bristol that have a turnover greater than £100,000 to prepare for cuts to discretionary rate relief.

Bristol City Council is one of many local authorities across the country that has chosen to cut the business rates relief that it provides to charities in order to help balance its budget.

17 December, 2018

 

The Charity Commission has issued an alert warning charities about the risk of CEO fraud through Christmas gift cards.

12 December, 2018

 

Big Lottery is working on a jointly funded programme with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) to invest £1.14 million to improve access to training, support and advice.

It is part of a wider government strategy to improve safeguarding practice across the voluntary sector in England.

21 November, 2018

Labour Peer Lord Toby Harris of Haringey has been appointed Chair of the Fundraising Regulator

Lord Harris will take up the role from 1 January 2019 when the current Chair Lord Grade steps down.

15 November, 2018

 

 

Charters are city-wide commitments to tackling certain issues or achieving specific social aims by setting standards and behaviours. They are council documents that are written by a working group made up of community representatives.

Global Parliament of Mayors in Bristol for 2018 Summit, in front of Presentation Credit Local Government Chronicle
24 October, 2018

 

The Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) Annual Summit, a major worldwide gathering of city representatives held once a year, has just been hosted by Bristol from 21-23 October 2018. More than 80 mayors from around the world were invited to attend by Marvin Rees, who is the Global Parliament of Mayors Treasurer as well as the Mayor of Bristol.

Arrow pointing up on staircase Credit Stephan Henning via Unsplash
9 October, 2018

 

The Charity Commission has released a new Statement of Strategic Intent, which sets out its core purpose and priorities for the five years to 2023.

It says that the new purpose will “…ensure charity can thrive and inspire trust so that people can improve lives and strengthen society”.

17 September, 2018

 

Charities are being warned to be vigilant for scam emails claiming to be invoices from the Funding Regulator.

Invoices claim to be for Fundraising Preference Service costs and are being sent from a fake account: levy@fundraisingregulator.org.uk.

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