Election: Manifesto Hub - charities' policy priorities for the next government

22 May, 2017 - 12:33
 
The key political parties have published their manifestos ahead of the general election on 8 June. Alongside these, many expert VCSE sector organisations, along with those in other sectors, have come forward, putting on record their policy priorities for the next parliament. ...

The importance of small and medium-sized charities

22 May, 2017 - 12:17
 
A new study to research the vital contribution made by small and medium-sized charities is underway.
 
The study, led by Sheffield Hallam University's Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR) and commissioned by Lloyds Bank Foundation for...

Bristol West Question Time event cancelled

22 May, 2017 - 11:31
 
Due to the terrible events in Manchester last night, all campaign activity ahead of the general election has been suspended today. Therefore, the decision has been taken to cancel the Bristol West Question Time event which was due to take place tonight at the Trinity Centre....

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Are you a marketing professional looking to make a difference in Bristol?

19 May, 2017 - 14:48

Are you a marketing professional with a wealth of experience who would like a fun and flexible way of using your skills to support Bristol’s charities and community groups?

If the answer is "Yes!"  (or even “maybe”), this fantastic event will help you explore that...


Your chance to shape the Bristol Behaviour Change for Healthier Lifestyles Programme

18 May, 2017 - 16:26

 

Bristol City Council is now consulting on the Bristol Behaviour Change for healthier lifestyles programme, which is designed to meet the needs of people in the city who wish to change their lifestyle behaviour.

This programme represents a significant change to the current...


First Bristol Children and Families Partnership newsletter

18 May, 2017 - 16:24

 

Bristol Children and Families Partnership Board is keen to keep you up to date with initiatives and progress against partnership plans. Last November the partnership launched the...


The General Election and the VCSE Sector

18 May, 2017 - 13:42

 

What do the party manifestos say about the VCSE sector?

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Have your say in improving school-based sex and relationship education for young people

17 May, 2017 - 16:22

 

Members of the public can get involved in a study which aims to improve the quality of school-based sex and relationship education for young people.

Researchers based in Bristol are planning this study to maximise the likelihood of evidence-based best practice criteria for...


The looming crisis in charity trustee recruitment

16 May, 2017 - 15:06
 
New research by Bristol-based charity, Getting on Board, has found how poor trustee recruitment practices are damaging UK charity effectiveness, and has identified simple steps to improve things.
 
In their report, The Looming Crisis in Charity Trustee...

The national state of our sector - what does it mean for you?

12 May, 2017 - 11:39
 
Earlier this week, the NCVO published its 2017 edition of the UK Civil Society Almanac, covering the period of 2014/2015. The Almanac brings together data from charities’ accounts, administrative data and surveys to provide a comprehensive overview of the structure and economy of...

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