NCVO launches manifesto for the next government

18 November, 2019 - 15:22


The National Committee of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) has launched its manifesto for the next government, calling for greater political and financial investment into charities and...

Court rules against bedroom tax for those with disabilities

18 November, 2019 - 13:10


Councils will no longer be required to levy the bedroom tax in cases where it will breach an individual’s human rights - including cases where a person has severe disabilities.

This follows a ruling by the UK Supreme Court...

Join Operation Youth Vote!

11 November, 2019 - 16:11



Voscur is calling upon organisations working with young people and students to encourage their stakeholders to register to vote by midnight on the 26 November in order to have their say in the General Election on the 12 December....

Government announces £10 million in funding to support vulnerable people transfer to Universal Credit

11 November, 2019 - 14:30


The Department of Work and Pensions has announced a £10 million Universal Credit Transition Fund for outreach programmes to help vulnerable people make Universal Credit claims.


Young Trustees

Trustees’ Week 2019 and the Young Trustees Movement

5 November, 2019 - 16:02


Trustees’ Week 2019 is now in full swing, running from Monday 4 – Friday 8 November, and it’s a chance to thank your existing trustees, recruit new trustees, and make a pledge for trustee diversity.


Regulators seeking engagement partners for new charity SORP

4 November, 2019 - 14:18


The Charity Commission, along with the other UK regulators is seeking engagement partners to join key stakeholder groups that will help to gather feedback and ideas for changes to the charities Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP).


BAME creatives in Bristol

#BristolWeAreHere survey for young BAME creatives

31 October, 2019 - 17:23


Rising Arts Agency has launched a...

Fraud risks to charities

New research reveals the biggest fraud risks to charities

29 October, 2019 - 10:07


Over two thirds of charities think that fraud is a major risk, according to new research from the Charity Commission.

Despite this, less than 9% of charities have a fraud awareness training programme....

Have your say: Bristol council tax

28 October, 2019 - 16:24


Bristol City Council has launched its consultation on the level of council tax it will charge for the year 2020-21.

The council is proposing...


Nominations open for the Voscurs – Bristol’s social impact awards

24 October, 2019 - 17:22


The 2019-20 Voscurs, Bristol’s social impact awards, are now open for nominations.

This is your chance to nominate a group or individual for their hard work since January 2019. There are seven categories...