The Queen’s Speech – what does it mean for Bristol’s VCSE sector?

16 October, 2019 - 12:16

 

This month saw the first Queen’s Speech since June 2017.

Officially, the occasion is used to set out government proposals for the upcoming parliamentary term.

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Into A New Era: VCSE Strategy lunchtime briefing report

14 October, 2019 - 16:13

 

On 11 September 2019, Voscur held a lunchtime briefing on Into a New Era the VCSE sector’s 10-year strategy and vision.

The...


New public consultation seeking views about sensory impairments in the west of England

14 October, 2019 - 14:08

 

Bristol City Council is asking parents, carers, professionals alongside children and young people with sensory needs in the west of England to share their views about how to improve support for them and their family.

The...


What lessons can we learn from Wick House?

7 October, 2019 - 13:23

 

The Charity Commission has published findings from its inquiry into Bristol Sheltered Accommodation & Support Ltd.

The Commission found that a...


Charities SORP committee to be reformed

30 September, 2019 - 11:53

 

The Charities SORP-making body has set out plans to change the way that the charity accounting framework, the Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP)*, is developed so that it better meets the needs of users of charity reports and accounts.

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New guidelines for non-party campaigning published

24 September, 2019 - 15:35

 

The Electoral Commission has published new guidelines that help to clarify rules governing charity campaigning in the lead up to elections and referendums.

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Have your say on the future of Bristol’s vision rehabilitation service

23 September, 2019 - 14:18

 

Bristol City Council is seeking feedback from people who have experience of the vision rehabilitation service in Bristol, currently operated by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).

It is keen to hear from...


Equality Act consultation could have extensive implications for VCSE sector

2 September, 2019 - 14:01

 

A new government consultation on sexual harassment in the workplace could have wide-ranging implications for VCSE organisations.

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Accounting audit Charity Commission

Nearly half of charity accounts fall below auditing standards, says Charity Commission

29 August, 2019 - 11:30

 

In a sample of 296 charities’ accounts, the Charity Commission found that 46% failed to meet the...


Bristol population data updated

19 August, 2019 - 16:06

Bristol City Council has released its annual update on its population statistics.

The...


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