Arts organisations report

Report on the value of arts and culture in building communities

23 August, 2019 - 15:13


Arts Council England has released a report on the value of arts and culture in place-shaping, which has demonstrated that arts and culture can help build communities and increase wellbeing.


Consultation: Sex establishments in Bristol

19 August, 2019 - 14:47


Bristol City Council is reviewing its Sex Establishment Policy which set out the Council’s policy for licensing and regulating sex establishments. The draft policy has been expanded to cover all...

City Listening Project launch by Bristol Women's Voice

Bristol Women’s Voice launches City Listening Project

15 August, 2019 - 12:52


Bristol Women’s Voice (BWV) has been chosen to lead a transformative project with UK government funding from the Equalities Office, giving a voice to 400 women currently out of work in Bristol. ...

Fundraising Regulator updates levy rules

13 August, 2019 - 14:54


Charities with fundraising costs of more than £100,000 are being reminded to pay the annual Fundraising Regulator levy.

The period for this payment runs between September 2019 to 31 August 2020 and how much an organisation...

Gift Aid Small Donations

Are you missing out on Gift Aid Small Donations?

6 August, 2019 - 11:39


Earlier this year, the government released Gift Aid statistics, revealing that the amount paid out on the scheme had increased to a record £1.35 billion, up from £90 million – an increase of 7%.

In particular, the Small...

Social Metrics Commission poverty report

Report reveals UK poverty rate consistent since Millennium

5 August, 2019 - 12:21


The Social Metrics Commission has launched its latest report highlighting the scale of tackling poverty across the UK....

Instagram donation sticker launches in UK

Instagram launches donation stickers for UK charities and non-profits

1 August, 2019 - 13:17


Following a successful trial in the USA, Instagram has rolled out a new charity donation sticker which UK users of the social media platform can add to their Instagram Stories.

The electronic sticker...

One Bristol Curriculum

One Bristol Curriculum to highlight BAME history, culture and achievements

31 July, 2019 - 13:59


A new city-wide curriculum for schools, the One Bristol Curriculum, will be created to highlight Bristol’s BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) history and the achievements of local people from BAME backgrounds. It will also tie into the...

Formal volunteering

Formal volunteering at lowest levels since 2012

30 July, 2019 - 15:28


The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has released findings from its latest Community Life Survey...

Baroness Barran appointed Civil Society minister

30 July, 2019 - 13:47

Baroness Barran has been appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary for Civil Society.

Barran joined the department last week and has broad experience in the VCSE sector.

She previously...