Last week I wrote an article about the importance of following the Fundraising Code of Practice. This week the Regulator has reissued the Code to align with upcoming GDPR. Read on for details. It’s now really important that you and your board are up to speed on this Code.
If you’re aged 16-30 and volunteering or if you’re supporting young people in volunteering, fundraising or other social action, then this new report will be worth a read. Find out more.
Thrive is a new accelerator programme from UnLtd for ambitious social ventures wanting to scale their impact
UnLtd have launched ‘Thrive’ – an accelerator programme to support social ventures and they are looking for 20 ideas from around the UK. Might that mean you? Read on for all the information.
An interesting report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation explores public attitudes towards poverty in the UK. It recommends a set of tested strategies to build a deeper understanding of how poverty happens and the changes needed to address it. Read on to find out more about the report.
Do you want to better understand if and how your charity affects the wellbeing of those you support? If so, a new guide is out that could be useful. Read on for the background and where to find it.
Your charity doesn’t work in isolation. So what are the trends in the UK that are going to be affecting your work during 2018?
Each January, NCVO publishes their evaluation of the environment within which our voluntary and community sector organisations will be operating for the 12 months ahead. Their report – “The Road Ahead 2018” is now out. Find out more about the report and why you should take heed.
Someone is disqualified from being a trustee (or holding certain senior manager roles) in a charity under certain conditions. The rules are changing. Do you, your board and your team know the rules?
Automatic disqualification bars someone from being a trustee on a charity board if certain conditions apply. From 1st August 2018 these rules are being extended. So you need to start acting now to check out whether you and your team are meeting the rules. Read on for lots more information.
The government has launched a new Inquiry. It will investigate ways in which taking part in the arts, cultural activities and sport can have a positive impact on health, community and education. Read on to learn more about the inquiry itself and how you can contribute your views.
Action Fraud is warning people to watch out for emails and cold calls from fraudsters who are asking people to apply for Government grants in return for an advance fee. The scheme is a fraud. Read on for more details and what to watch out for.
The Charity Commission is issuing this alert to charities as regulatory advice related to safeguarding. Please ensure your senior team and the committee/board read.