Changes to the automatic disqualification law could affect your leadership team: make sure you’re prepared

17 January, 2018 - 14:46
From 1 August 2018, changes to the law will put greater restrictions on who can run a charity. The Government has published new guidance to help individuals (such as...

Getting it right: top tips for a stress-free annual return

17 January, 2018 - 12:03
Charities with an income of £10,000 or over* must submit an annual return to the Charity Commission within 10 months of the end of the organisation’s financial year. Ideally you should begin the process of pulling the information together as soon as you approve your latest accounts and the...

£90m for youth employment initiatives

16 January, 2018 - 14:32

 

Around £90m will be invested in projects to help disadvantaged young people into work.   The money is part of £330m from dormant bank and building society accounts that will be used to support good causes in the UK over the next four years,

The youth employment initiatives will...


Participate in nationwide pupil online-safety survey

16 January, 2018 - 14:01

 

The NSPCC and the London Grid for Learning (LGfL) are running a pupil online safety survey, free to all UK primary and secondary schools, to mark Safer Internet Day 2018 which will be celebrated globally on 6 February 2018. The online survey is open from  01-28 February, and is designed...


Voscur appoints new CEO

10 January, 2018 - 16:29
Voscur is delighted to announce that Sandra Meadows has been appointed as the charity’s permanent CEO.  
 
Sandra, who has been serving as Voscur's intermediate CEO since July 2017, is a committed advocate for both the sector and the city which has been her home for the...

Bristol secures funding to celebrate 100 years of votes for women

10 January, 2018 - 11:50
Bristol is one of 7 areas across England which will benefit from a share of £1.2 million to fund projects in 2018 to mark 100 years since women were first allowed to vote.
 
Bristol’s strong history of activism has helped secure £173,056 from the ‘Centenary Cities’...

Diversity the big challenge for participation says NCVO

8 January, 2018 - 15:31

People in the UK remain willing to become involved in society but attracting people from more diverse backgrounds remains a challenge, says a new report from NCVO.

The report,...


Bristol Homeless Connect is a new website providing a single online access point for information and help on rough sleeping in Bristol.

8 January, 2018 - 10:14
Bristol Homeless Connect is a new website providing a single online access point for information and help on rough sleeping in Bristol.
 
The website includes links to local organisations that offer support to those experiencing homelessness or are at risk of becoming...

Voscur's response to Bristol City Council's budget consultation

18 December, 2017 - 17:24

 

To deliver on citizens’ high hopes during tough times, working more effectively with local voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations (VCSE) is a smart place to start. Voscur’s submission to...


Government consultation on accelerated degrees

14 December, 2017 - 13:44

Students could be left over £25,000 better off by choosing an accelerated degree instead of a traditional three-year course, according to proposals set out in a new government consultation.

Accelerated degrees offer the same qualifications and are quality-assured in the same way as a...


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