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Average pension deficit of large charities worth 24% of unrestricted income

2 May, 2019 - 17:13


The largest charities in England and Wales have an average pension deficit worth 24% of their annual net unrestricted income, according to a new report by...

Bristol Safeguarding Boards consult on new structure

30 April, 2019 - 11:10


Bristol Safeguarding Boards are changing the way that they are organised and operate, moving from four multi-agency boards to a single partnership board.

The four existing...

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Why your charity, group or organisation needs a marketing campaign

29 April, 2019 - 12:42


You might think you don’t need a marketing campaign because it’s too complicated, too expensive or too much of a drain on your time, especially if your charity, group or organisation is small or new. Surely the really big VCSE organisations make all the noise,...

Are foundations the answer to core funding woes?

24 April, 2019 - 10:03
Jenny Wildblook

Blog written by Jenny Wildblood, Development Officer and Funding Lead at Voscur.


Have your say: Bristol Local Plan

9 April, 2019 - 11:17


Bristol City Council is consulting on draft policies and development allocations for its Local Plan.

The Local Plan includes policies for deciding planning applications in Bristol.


Have your say: draft commissioning plan for adults with support needs

8 April, 2019 - 16:03


Bristol City Council is consulting on the future commissioning of ‘help when people need it’ services.

The council is looking to procure these services for two main groups; those aged 18-64 and those aged 55+, as well as...

One fifth of charities struck by cyber attacks, costing an average £9,470 to fix

5 April, 2019 - 12:32


One fifth of charities have been hit by a cyber attack in the past year, according to the...

Safer Sector Partnership to develop safeguarding resources

3 April, 2019 - 15:26


A coalition of 13 charities, led by NCVO, will be developing a range of new safeguarding resources for VCSE organisations.

The partnership, called the...

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What is capacity building?

3 April, 2019 - 09:59


Capacity building is the kind of phrase you hear a lot in the VCSE sector, but it can take a while...