Policy roundup: Spring 2019

28 May, 2019 - 11:32

Policy round-up: Spring 2019

Those of you on our mailing list will have noticed that this quarter’s policy round-up omitted the very important announcement that Theresa May would...

Unite: Epidemic of stress at charities and NGOs

21 May, 2019 - 15:34


Unite has published the findings of a survey revealing an epidemic of stress related illness mental health issues, charities and NGO staff.

The survey found that 80 per cent of...

Help the CQC work better with the voluntary sector

21 May, 2019 - 14:00


The Care Quality Commission is consulting on how inspectors can work better with voluntary sector organisations. The survey takes around 5–7 minutes.


West Women of the Year Awards 2019

West Women of the Year 2019 recognises leading lights of the VCSE sector

20 May, 2019 - 13:31


The West Women of the Year Awards 2019 acknowledged the contribution of female leaders and pioneers in the VCSE sector at last week’s ceremony.

Voscur’s CEO and a number of female leaders from member groups made the shortlist of 100 most inspiring women in the West and some were...

UK to get a new experimental measure of poverty

20 May, 2019 - 12:14


The Government has announced that it will begin the process of developing an experimental statistic based on the measure of poverty developed by the...

Probation services renationalised

Probation services to be renationalised, involving the VCSE sector

15 May, 2019 - 09:45


Probation services in England and Wales are to be renationalised after...

Have your say: draft homelessness and rough sleeping strategy

13 May, 2019 - 12:05

Bristol City Council is consulting on its draft five-year strategy for homelessness and rough sleeping.


The strategy sets out information...

Fundraising reports launched

Major charity reports launched: UK Giving 2019 and Fundraising for Impact

9 May, 2019 - 10:22


Two major charity reports have given a clearer picture of the current state of fundraising....

Youth Charter aims to address decline in youth work training

8 May, 2019 - 15:54


A new Youth Charter will be developed to set out a vision for young people over the next generation and beyond.

The announcement was made last month by Mims Davies, Minister for Sport and Civil Society....

Tax coin jar

Call for evidence: Social Investment Tax Relief

8 May, 2019 - 14:31


HM Treasury has published a Call for Evidence to gain a better understanding about how the Social Investment Tax...