UK National Workplace Day of Remembrance 

8 December, 2021 - 10:12

12th of December marks the Workplace Day of Remembrance. Established in 2019 the day is a time to remember everyone who lost their lives at work, whatever their job. Thankfully and quite rightly, workplaces have become physically safer for employees in the UK since the Health and Safety at Work...

Trees are priceless. Just ask a doctor. Or a teenager.   

6 December, 2021 - 13:07

Woodland walks save the NHS £185m a year in mental health costs, calculated Forest Research, because they result in fewer GP visits and prescriptions...

April increase to energy price cap could double cost of heating home, fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA) warns.

3 December, 2021 - 14:10

It's National Fuel Poverty Awareness Day, and Max Channon in the...

World Aids Day in Bristol 

1 December, 2021 - 13:32

World AIDS Day, has been marked on 1 December every year since 1988. It's an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died of the disease.  

It’s 40 years since the first reported cases of HIV-...

Four new Trustees join the Voscur Board

29 November, 2021 - 09:42

Following our Annual General Meeting on Thursday 25...

Debt advice squeezed ahead of Black Friday and Christmas 

24 November, 2021 - 15:44

Thousands of vulnerable people struggling with personal debts could lose access to free specialist face-to face help as a result of a government shake-up that seeks to move more services online, advisers speaking to the Guardian have said. 

It's feared that some areas could have more than...

The UN's International Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women

24 November, 2021 - 13:49

The UN's International Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women is this Thursday (25th November)  

The United Nations reports that nearly 1 in 3 women will be abused in their lifetime. In times of...

Charity Commission releases new safeguarding guidance

19 November, 2021 - 10:54

The Charity Commission for England and Wales has just released updated safeguarding guidance that now includes safeguarding online. The guidance is aimed at Trustees but covers a lot of areas that will be of use to senior paid staff.

To read the guidance, click...

New advice drop-in sessions launched to support community groups

17 November, 2021 - 13:48

Are you a new...