NCVO launches Charity Ethical Principles guidance

21 January, 2019 - 16:05

NCVO is encouraging governing bodies, staff and volunteers to consider integrating its new set of Charity Ethical Principles throughout their work.


VCSE job profile: Director of a community charity (HHEAG)

9 January, 2019 - 16:35

Advertorial content created by Voscur for HHEAG

Welcome to a new series on the Voscur website, where we take a closer look at the many different job roles available in Bristol’s thriving VCSE (...

Bristol Community Health and North Somerset Community Partnership announce intention to merge

7 January, 2019 - 16:56


Bristol Community Health CIC and North Somerset Community Partnership CIC have announced their intention to merge. The merger will take place after August 2019, subject to a successful joint partnership bid for the Bristol North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (...

Four Bristol-based projects awarded loneliness funding

7 January, 2019 - 16:06


Four projects based in Bristol have been awarded funding through the government’s £11.5 million Building Connections loneliness fund.


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:


Blog: Surely grants won't completely disappear by 2020 ... but who wouldn't want other options?

21 December, 2018 - 15:22
Jenny Wildblook

Blog written by Jenny Wildblood, Development Officer (Funding).


Local and national clean air zones to meet legal limits on air pollution

19 December, 2018 - 15:39


Both the local and central government have exceeded legal limits on air...

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...