Civil Society Almanac reveals state of voluntary sector

20 June, 2019 - 11:35

 

The total number of voluntary organisations remains relatively stable, but there is a notable growth among bigger organisations according to the latest UK Civil Society Almanac.

Despite the growth in bigger organisations,...


Blog: Probation reforms should reflect best practice when it comes to social value

19 June, 2019 - 14:51

 

Voscur Trustee and Sector Leader Suzanne Thompson is CEO of The Restore Trust. In this article she explains why the latest...


Call for participants: Small, community and/or faith-based groups working on homelessness

19 June, 2019 - 09:42

 

Homeless Link and Housing Justice have launched a survey targeted at small charities (under £1 million income), community groups and/or faith-based groups working on homelessness. This is a chance to share your experiences, the challenges you are facing and your views...


Karl Wilding appointed NCVO Chief Executive

18 June, 2019 - 12:11

 

The National Council of Volunteer Organisations (NCVO) has announced that Karl Wilding will take over as its new Chief Executive later this year.

He is currently the organisation’s Director of public policy and volunteering...


Change Collective report reveals lack of BAME, LGBT+ and disabled fundraisers

14 June, 2019 - 11:02

 

A new report from the Institute of Fundraising’s Change Collective, called...


New Fundraising Code to take effect in October

10 June, 2019 - 12:08

 

The Fundraising Regulator has launched its new and improved Fundraising Code of Practice, which will come into effect on 1 October 2019....


Charity Commission launches whistleblower hotline

10 June, 2019 - 10:23

 

The Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) has launched a hotline for whistleblowers.

The hotline is operated independently by whistleblowing charity, Protect....


HMRC: Charity tax relief does not apply to social media advertising

3 June, 2019 - 11:58

 

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is reminding charities that VAT relief is not applied to social media advertising.

In a letter to charities the authority outlines the rules on various forms of digital advertising in order...


Organisations benefitting from SITR down by one third

3 June, 2019 - 11:03

 

The number of organisations funded through Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) was down by one third in the year 2017-18 according to new figures released by HM Revenue & Customs.

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Volunteers' Week 1-7 June 2019

Volunteers’ Week: Volunteering in Bristol

30 May, 2019 - 15:25

 

To mark Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June 2019), let’s examine the huge range of volunteers in Bristol. People of all ages give their time and energy to charities, community groups and social enterprises in the...


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