Discretionary Rate Relief confirmed for 2019

7 January, 2019 - 14:51

 

Voscur has received confirmation from Bristol City Council that Discretionary Rates Relief will continue to be applied this year.

A representative of the council’s Revenues Finance team told Voscur:

“Light...


Discretionary rate relief extension ends soon

19 December, 2018 - 13:13

 

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...


Government announces £250 million for council SEND budgets

18 December, 2018 - 10:59

 

The Education Secretary Damian Hinds has announced an additional £250 million to councils over the next two years to support children with Special Educational Needs (SEND).

The other £100 million will be used to create more...


CEO Christmas card fraud alert issued

17 December, 2018 - 11:13

 

The Charity Commission has...


Big Lottery launches Safeguarding Training Fund

12 December, 2018 - 14:03

 

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...


Voscur’s response to Bristol budget consultation

12 December, 2018 - 11:44

 

Next week is your last chance to submit your response to Bristol City Council's consultation on its budget. The deadline for responses is midnight on Monday 17 of December. We've...


UK funders agree trialling new principles for grant reporting

10 December, 2018 - 15:39

 

A group of some of the UK’s most well-known funders and funded organisations launched a new set of principles for grant reporting.

The...


Advocate report: Bristol Safeguarding Children Board

3 December, 2018 - 16:40

 

Advocate: Jackie Citron

Board Chair: Sally Lewis

Date of meeting: 14 November 2018

 

Relevant...


Lord Harris appointed Fundraising Regulator Chair

21 November, 2018 - 09:52

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...


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