Briefing: Are you ready for ePrivacy changes?

20 March, 2019 - 11:47


By now you’ve hopefully got to grips with GDPR and your newly compliant organisation is reaping the benefits of having more focused and reliable customer data. However this is no time to rest on our laurels; GDPR’s sister legislation, the ePrivacy directive is...

Blog: Giving a voice to thousands of sexual violence survivors in Avon and Somerset

26 February, 2019 - 16:02


Blog written by Jennifer McLamb, Consortium Innovations Manager (Bristol Sexual Violence Support Consortium)


Opportunity: CSG Masterclass

25 February, 2019 - 16:07

Bristol Safeguarding Children Board will be holding a CSG Masterclass for those nominated as CSG champions on 16 April. Nominations need to be received by 28 February.

Once the list of champions has been received, the board will...

Small Charities Coalition launches charity registration tool

19 February, 2019 - 15:23


The Small Charities Coalition has launched a new tool to help people register a charity.

The new guide can be found at: and is aimed at people looking to...

Blog: Working with volunteers in social care for older people

19 February, 2019 - 12:24


Blog written by Ailsa Cameron, Senior Lecturer in Policy Studies, University of Bristol, and Senior Research Fellow, NIHR School for Social Care...

Bristol amongst cities to benefit from Social Action Fund

18 February, 2019 - 15:06


Hartcliffe and Withywood Community Partnership (HWCP) and City Funds are amongst those that have benefitted from the government’s Social Action Fund.

Ten organisations will receive a share of £2.3 million – through the...

Blog: From Advocate to Leader

18 February, 2019 - 11:25


Former Advocate and Voscur Board member Dan Lyus shares his experiences as an advocate and one of the activities he has undertaken as part of the new Sector Leaders Network.


Voscur announces Sector Leaders Network

14 February, 2019 - 16:32


To support one strand of Bristol’s VCSE Strategy 2019-29 (which will be published online soon), Voscur announced at its annual conference in January the launch of a new grassroots leadership initiative that will increase the...

Anonymous survey for sexual violence survivors to consider possible paid counselling service in Bristol, Avon and Somerset

14 February, 2019 - 12:35


Survivors of sexual violence are invited to complete an anonymous survey for the Sexual Violence Support Consortium, which will identify demand...

Increase to Gift Aid Small Donations limit approved by parliament

13 February, 2019 - 16:21


An increase to the limit on Gift Aid Small Donations, from £20 to £30, has been approved by parliament. This increase, as approved by the Eighth Delegated Legislation Committee in the House of Commons, will apply to individual donations at small collections from Saturday 6 April 2019...