Sexual violence needs assessment for Avon and Somerset - your feedback

8 March, 2018 - 16:16
The needs of the victims of sexual violence in Avon and Somerset are not fully understood. There is little-documented evidence as to the specific and varying needs of adult survivors of sexual violence in this region. A sexual violence needs assessment for Avon and Somerset has therefore been...

Are we listening? A review of children and young people’s mental health services

8 March, 2018 - 15:25

 

'Are we listening? A review of children and young people’s mental health services' is a report  that describes the findings of the Care Quality Commission independent review of the system of services that support children and young people’s mental health.   The report draws on evidence...


Transforming Children's Services in Bristol

8 March, 2018 - 14:56

 

A number of changes in children's services are taking place in Bristol.   Firstly, the plan for Bristol children’s centres is currently in the process of being implemented.  The cost reductions for children’s centres were agreed at the cabinet meeting in February 2017 following the 2016...


Blog: Beware the burnout - sustaining yourself as well as your organisation

5 March, 2018 - 16:01
 

Written by Jenny Wildblood, Voscur’s...


Potentially “disastrous” consequences for Bristol charities as discretionary rate relief reviewed by Council

1 March, 2018 - 11:37

Not-for-profit groups in Bristol face a very uncertain future as Bristol City Council halts applications for Discretionary Rate Relief (DRR), one month ahead of the start of a new financial year, while it considers changes to the scheme.

DRR currently offers local not-for-profit...


The Oxfam scandal should remind us to encourage and protect whistleblowers

22 February, 2018 - 16:00
Shocking news about the sexual misconduct of a number of Oxfam staff resulted in a serious a backlash from the media, and the withdrawal of support from many of its regular donors...

Blog: Becoming truly enterprising – lessons from a local tech start-up

15 February, 2018 - 17:22

Vicky Redding, Voscur’s Training and Development Officer, shares interesting learning from a pilot project connecting VCSE start-ups...


Empowering girls and young women to change their communities

15 February, 2018 - 13:08

 

Spirit of 2012 has announced new development funding for two innovative projects that will empower girls and young women to change their communities for the benefit of other girls. UK Youth, alongside the British Red Cross and Young Women’s...


Blog: Voscur’s GDPR journey...so far!

15 February, 2018 - 10:07

Katie Finch, Voscur’s Data Officer, talks about Voscur's journey to GDPR compliance, and the support Voscur is offering to local...


The Bristol Children's Charter

14 February, 2018 - 15:11

 

Bristol’s Children and Families Partnership is developing a Bristol Children’s Charter which will set out the City’s commitment to children and young people and our pledge to children in the city.

The Children’s Charter is intended to complement existing strategies and...


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