The King's Fund has produced a handy guide to Commissioning, aimed at those working in health and social care. The guide starts at beginner level, and moves into more complex areas of commissioning.

The resource can be accessed here.

Over half of workplaces are missing out because they are excluding disabled talent.

This Government resource page is designed to help you recruit and retain disabled people and people with health conditions for their skills and talent. 

Your organisation can sign up to the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

2 August, 2017
Written by Anna McMullen, Team Manager, Bristol Pound.

LawWorks develops resources which provide general information for not-for-profit organisations on specific areas of law, to enable them to spot and avoid potential legal problems.

Free Talks are short online videos about common legal issues faced by small not-for-profit organisations. The videos are all free to watch and aim to help you when making important decisions.


Trustee Recruitment Toolkit
The purpose of this toolkit is to provide information and advice that will support your organisation to recruit, select, appoint and induct new trustees. The aim is to positively influence how effective your organisation is in the future through achieving a balanced board and a well governed organisation.



Trustee roles - chair, treasurer and secretary

This guide gives basic information on the key roles on a trustee board.



Governance for Community Interest Companies - A Practical Framework


Governance for Community Interest Companies: A Practical Framework offers practical principles, hints and tips for anyone looking to demystify governance and build firm governance foundations for their CIC.


Management committee skills audit

A skills audit to help identify areas of knowledge or skill that need to be developed in your organisation, or that should be specified when targeting your recruitment of new members to the management committee.


The “Can Do” guide to organising and running community events


Voluntary and community events are an important aspect of everyday life that help to encourage and enable people to participate, and play a more active part, in society. This guide from the Cabinet Office provides information on how to organise such events.


What's the right impact measurement tool for you?


Measuring the impact of our work is not always easy but it can help us make an even bigger difference to the communities we work for, and put us in a stronger position when applying for future funding or promoting our services to new clients and partners.


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