A few updates this week from the Heritage Lottery Fund about a variety of their funding programmes. And a shameless plug for the Seaside Santa event in December at Beach Hut 9 (as part of the Heritage Lottery Fund open days programme). Read on.
A new guide has been published covering upcoming GDPR regulations. All charities/organisations need to have a read.
The ICO has published its “Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation”, which includes expanded sections on using consent to process personal data, contracts and possible liabilities. GDPR replaces current Data Protection legislation in May 2018 and every business and charity needs to be ready. This new guidance is valuable. Read on for more information and links.
The government has announced plans for a new civil society strategy that will coordinate and improve how public sector bodies interact with the charity sector. Read the announcement in full and also read responses from bodies representing the charitable sector. What might it mean? We’ll find out in time, but it’s worth keeping up with progress. Have a read.
We just had an Autumn Budget and this review from NAVCA points out all the key points that we need to be aware of in the voluntary and community sector. In particular it highlights what was missing. Want to know the relevance of the budget to your organisation? read on…
Are you a small community transport provider? Do you or does somebody you know use community transport services? A national inquiry is looking at a new approach to the licensing of community transport organisations and their drivers. If this impacts you or is of interest read on to find out more and how to keep up to date with the inquiry.
Read on for a quick update from the Henry Smith Charity on how they are rethinking their main grants strategy.
It’s ACEVO’s 30th birthday, so they’re publishing a thought provoking piece every day during November to a dedicated website. Read more and find the link to the new website
Following the recent event at Centre4 looking into the impact of Universal Credit recently you may be interested in this update from DWP which includes information about Universal Credit amongst other news.
A couple of interesting articles talking about the link between volunteering and wellbeing following on from World Mental Health day recently.