Coronavirus – Employment rights briefing 

26 March, 2020 - 16:31


A summary of the latest government guidance for employers and employees.

Sick pay  

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All Voscur services free until end of April 2020

24 March, 2020 - 18:39


Coronavirus has had a local, national and global impact, and we know that many of Bristol's community groups and organisations are balancing increased demand for services with workforce challenges, from self-isolation and illness to adjusting to online working. 

Now more so than...

Coronavirus information

A message from Voscur: Bristol's response to COVID-19

23 March, 2020 - 09:47


Like other cities, Bristol is experiencing an incredibly fast rise in the number of grass-roots groups emerging in response to the pandemic and its consequences. We’d like to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone in all communities across Bristol for this amazing response...

Voscur member news March 2020: Pounds, paintings and pop-up shops

12 March, 2020 - 12:49


March has so far been a strange month for the VCSE sector, as the local and national picture of coronavirus changes every day, and Voscur members...

NCCPE Public Engagement programme

The Engage Academy: Professional development for public engagement

5 March, 2020 - 16:24


Advertorial content created by NCCPE and Voscur, for NCCPE. 

Are you working to create a culture of engagement in your organisation? There's a programme starting soon in Bristol that could support your professional development and boost your engagement...

Competition between charities can harm communities, says interim report

2 March, 2020 - 15:35


An interim report from NCVO, ACEVO and Lloyds Bank for England and Wales has revealed the negative impact of competitive behaviour between charities, which can harm the communities they serve, and can lead to trust issues between...

Community organisations to quiz mayor candidates at VCSE hustings 

2 March, 2020 - 15:17


*UPDATE: 16/03/2020 - This event is now cancelled, as the mayoral election has been postponed until 2021.*

Voscur will be holding a hustings for the forthcoming Bristol mayoral election. The event is being organised in partnership with:

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Health equity in England, 10 years on from the Marmot Review

26 February, 2020 - 11:54


In February 2010, a major review of health equity in England was published, called Fair Society, Healthy Lives (The Marmot Review).

Commissioned by the Secretary of State for Health at the time, the...

The VCSE sector needs to tackle racism – Here’s how it can be done

18 February, 2020 - 16:02


Nobody can deny that racism is an issue in the UK’s Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector.

Whilst we live in a more...

Join the Sector Leaders Network 

11 February, 2020 - 15:27

Do you want to have a voice in policy development and strategic decision making at a city and regional level? 

Do you want to stay up-to-date with the latest VCSE sector intelligence? 

Are you interested in leading beyond your organisation, helping to make a difference to the work...