Policy roundup: Spring 2019

28 May, 2019 - 11:32

Policy round-up: Spring 2019

Those of you on our mailing list will have noticed that this quarter’s policy round-up omitted the very important announcement that Theresa May would...


Unite: Epidemic of stress at charities and NGOs

21 May, 2019 - 15:34

 

Unite has published the findings of a survey revealing an epidemic of stress related illness mental health issues, charities and NGO staff.

The survey found that 80 per cent of...


Help the CQC work better with the voluntary sector

21 May, 2019 - 14:00

 

The Care Quality Commission is consulting on how inspectors can work better with voluntary sector organisations. The survey takes around 5–7 minutes.

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UK to get a new experimental measure of poverty

20 May, 2019 - 12:14

 

The Government has announced that it will begin the process of developing an experimental statistic based on the measure of poverty developed by the...


Have your say: draft homelessness and rough sleeping strategy

13 May, 2019 - 12:05

Bristol City Council is consulting on its draft five-year strategy for homelessness and rough sleeping.

 

The strategy sets out information...


Youth Charter aims to address decline in youth work training

8 May, 2019 - 15:54

 

A new Youth Charter will be developed to set out a vision for young people over the next generation and beyond.

The announcement was made last month by Mims Davies, Minister for Sport and Civil Society....


Bristol Safeguarding Boards consult on new structure

30 April, 2019 - 11:10

 

Bristol Safeguarding Boards are changing the way that they are organised and operate, moving from four multi-agency boards to a single partnership board.

The four existing...


Have your say: Bristol Local Plan

9 April, 2019 - 11:17

 

Bristol City Council is consulting on draft policies and development allocations for its Local Plan.

The Local Plan includes policies for deciding planning applications in Bristol.

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Have your say: draft commissioning plan for adults with support needs

8 April, 2019 - 16:03

 

Bristol City Council is consulting on the future commissioning of ‘help when people need it’ services.

The council is looking to procure these services for two main groups; those aged 18-64 and those aged 55+, as well as...


One fifth of charities struck by cyber attacks, costing an average £9,470 to fix

5 April, 2019 - 12:32

 

One fifth of charities have been hit by a cyber attack in the past year, according to the...


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