Briefing: Charity Commission inquiry into RNIB

15 July, 2020 - 15:19

The Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) is one of the UK’s leading sight loss charities and the largest community of blind and partially sighted people.

In March 2018 the Charity Commission...

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Charity Digital Skills Report 2020: Coronavirus, funding and skills gaps

14 July, 2020 - 17:37


The Charity Digital Skills Report 2020 has been released, exploring the state of digital skills across the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector, and tracking the impact of coronavirus on digital technology and service provision.

This report, the fourth in...

Special COVID-19 business grant deadline extended for small businesses

13 July, 2020 - 11:28


Small businesses in Bristol have until midnight on Sunday 19 July to apply for a ...

Bidding for new NPS rehabilitation contracts open

8 July, 2020 - 17:14


VCSE organisations working in the criminal justice sector are now able to bid for community rehabilitation contracts worth up to £100 million.

The bidding process opened last month and is part of...

NCVO publishes Civil Society Almanac 2020

8 July, 2020 - 17:05


NCVO has published its latest research on the state of the UK’s VCSE sector.

The Civil Society Almanac is published annually, providing a comprehensive overview of facts and figures...

Voscur calls upon sector to support Gift Aid increase campaign

6 July, 2020 - 15:46


Voscur is calling upon Bristol’s VCSE sector to support a campaign that is calling on government to temporarily increase the level of Gift Aid that can be claimed on donations.

The campaign has been launched by a coalition...

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Free webinars for charities looking to sell goods on eBay

29 June, 2020 - 12:43


Charity shops are inundated with second-hand stock donations at the moment, and social distancing rules have slowed the flow of customers, but selling goods online – using websites like eBay - is an increasingly popular way for charities to make money. ...

Lawrence Weston secures £150,000 investment from City Funds for wind turbine project

24 June, 2020 - 13:28


Ambition Community Energy (ACE), a community-owned business led by residents of Lawrence Weston, has secured an investment of £150,000 from City Funds, for a wind turbine project that will reduce local fuel poverty and power nearly 4,000 houses. ...

Survey finds that charities expect to lose around £12.4bn in one year

22 June, 2020 - 15:10


The charity sector expects to lose around £12.4bn or 24% of their total income this year, according to the results of a recent...