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Staffordshire County Council’s Care Market Development Team and Employment Law Consultancy , Peninsula, invite you to a seminar to discuss changes in the Pension Act and how it will impact your business. The seminar will look at what changes you must make to your current policies. Read more >>> Free seminar for Social Care Owners
From Bates Wells Braithwaite weekly review: there has been confirmation from the Charity Commission that Charitable Incorporated Organisations can now be registered with incomes under five thousand pounds. Pending the website/online form being updated, “you will need to put on the form that your income is over £5,000 in order to progress . . You should then put a note at the end in the special circumstances box at the end of the form explaining that the income is under £5,000.”
Smaller charities previously unable to register can now, via registration as a CIO, obtain a charity number. FAQs on CIOs.
Trading – How to Earn Income & Keep Your Values
Stafford February 10th 9.30 – 4.00 only £79
Last chance to book…
An introduction to how organisations can trade & earn income & still keep to their vision & values. A full guide to the legal, financial & organisational issues involved in moving into social enterprise.
Book a place on this course if you are thinking of starting to trade, i.e. earn an income from selling your services/ goods, in some way.
In this current climate more and more organisations have to think about generating income and are concerned about how this fits with their charitable aims.
This course is a must for many organisations struggling to survive or struggling to develop a different style of working.
Invest in this course to start to think about a different way of working.
a very effective workshop’ ‘one of the best courses I’ve attended
Book onto this course if you want to learn how to trade successfully
Training in First Aid – a must for every organisation!
Is your First Aid training up to date? Make sure you have appointed First Aiders who are trained in this role.
Attend either Emergency First Aid on Feb 13th 9.30 – 4.30 – a 1 day course to provide individuals & organisations first aid training up to appointed person.
Attend First Aid at Work 3 day course on March 10.11.& 12, 9.30 – 4.30; this course covers the practical skills needed and will give participants the confidence & knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies.
The 1 day course is only from£79 & the 3 day course from £149
Book your place today by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Lynne Berry explains why the voluntary sector needs to embrace older people as they are its biggest asset.
Charities and voluntary organisations are in the business of hope, of changing the world for the better. They are also committed to challenging injustice and righting wrongs; they are about creating an inspiring future.
Read more>>>>>> The image of older people
This Briefing will interest you if you work with people in supported or sheltered housing or with vulnerable people in ”general needs” housing; if you commission such services or work for an HB Team. Read more here >>> Exempt Accommodation
We want to make our grant funding process transparent and consistent in its approach. Read more below
Staffordshire County Council (“County Council”) is inviting applications for the Building Resilient Families and Communities (BRFC) Accreditation Scheme.
The purpose of this Accreditation Scheme is to put in place a mechanism by which the most appropriate support is delivered to families that fall within the scope of the Department for Communities and Local Government’s (DCLG) Troubled Families Programme.
This is a reminder about our next Managers Quality Networking Forum, which has a morning workshop run by South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust’s Violence and Aggression Advisor Gary Firkins. Find out more by clicking on the link .>>>>> Free Forum
The Health and Care Strategic Partner Programme enables the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) organisations to work in equal partnership with the Department of Health (DH), NHS England and Public Health England (PHE). Find out more below http://www.voluntarysectorhealthcare.org.uk/
Dignity Action Day is set to take place again on 01st February 2014, it is not necessarily a day for the ‘grand gesture’ but more about taking the time to do something, read more here>>> Dignity Action Day1st February 2014