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Derventio Housing Trust -Employment Opportunities

Headlines - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 4:06pm

We tackle homelessness head-on, providing accommodation, support and opportunities to help people who have lost their way to get back on their feet. We currently have the following vacancies available. Further details will be given on request. Please email hr@derventiohousing.com stating the title of the role you are interested in for further details and an application pack. Due to the number of roles, we have not set a closing date on any at the present time, but we request that, should you be interested, please complete an application and return it to us as soon as possible.  Click here for more details >>>>>>>>>>Support & Housing Offcier Advert, MR 

Tagged: charity, disability, education, employment, health, information, wellbeing

DBS – Disclosure News Update

Headlines - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 3:49pm

The October edition of DBS Disclosure News is available for you to read on their website. This edition includes:


  • Our journey to becoming a Centre of Excellence
  • Making our service work for you
  • Operation FALCON swoops to first prosecution
  • Out with the old, in with the new

Tagged: information, Legal Updates

CASS – Charity Rock Night

Headlines - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 3:46pm

The Carers Association Southern Staffordshire (CASS) invite you to get your groove on with The Good Cause Band at their Charity Rock Night Saturday 15th November 2014 – Amasal Club, St Albans Rd, Stafford. All proceeds go to Carers Association Southern Staffordshire (CASS) who support unpaid Carers throughout Southern Staffordshire. Click below for details

MediaRelease for Charity Rock Night 2014

Tagged: carers, charity, community, event, fundraising, health, information, wellbeing

Launch of the NEW Tinnitus Support Group

Headlines - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 3:42pm

Launch of the NEW Tinnitus Support Group at Bradwell Lodge Community Centre, Porthill, Newcastle-under-Lyme. This group has been set up to give support and advice to people who experience Tinnitus. For more information please click on the info below

Tinnitus October 2014        DEAFvibe Tinnitus Poster

Tagged: community, development, disability, health, information, wellbeing

The Transgender Day of Remembrance

Headlines - Wed, 29/10/2014 - 3:16pm

Sanctuary Stoke & Staffordshire was set up to help support Trans people throughout Staffordshire we are holding an event on the 19th Nov for TDoR   Click here to read more >>>>>>Sanctuary Stoke

Tagged: community, crime, event, information, wellbeing

Do you know about the auto enrolment for your employees pensions?

Headlines - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 11:31am

Do you know about the auto enrolment for your employees pensions?

If you would like to know more please use the link below


Tagged: information, Legal Updates, Pensions

United Nation Convention to host awards

Headlines - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 11:03am

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, and International Include Me TOO are hosting the National Community Inspiration Awards – a prestigious blue tie event, which celebrates and recognises the inspirational disabled children, young people and their families from grass root communities. Click here for more information >>>>>>>>UNC

Tagged: children, event, information

New Autumn Courses with Skillbase

Headlines - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 11:18am

PLease see the latest workshops for Autumn click on the attachment beleow

New Courses for Autumn 2014

Tagged: assistance, development, education, information, training

Shared Parental Leave

Headlines - Wed, 10/09/2014 - 8:48am

Subject to final parliamentary approval, from April 2015 new mothers and their partners will be able to share up to 52 weeks of leave in total.

Employees expecting babies on or after 5th April 2015 will qualify, so employment relations body ACAS has produced initial guidance now, at http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=4911.

Tagged: information, Legal Updates, Maternity Leave

PAYE returns must be on time from October

Headlines - Wed, 10/09/2014 - 8:34am

Accountants Sayer Vincent’s September newsletter (http://www.sayervincent.co.uk/publications/newsletters) points out that HM Revenue and Customs are tightening up on their requirements for RTI (real time information) returns of PAYE. Late filing after 5th October this year, even of a nil return, will attract a penalty, and from April 2015 these penalties will be automated and sent out quarterly. Read more by clicking here >>>http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/payerti/reporting/late-reporting.htm.  by · 8th Sep 2014

Tagged: finance, information, PAYE

Workplace dress code guidance by ACAS

Headlines - Wed, 10/09/2014 - 8:30am

ACAS, the employment relations body, has issued new guidance on dress codes and appearance in the workplace, setting out the issues for employers to consider, rather than providing answers, http://www.acas.org.uk/dresscode.

Tagged: employment, information

Police and Crime Commissioners – 2 years on

Headlines - Wed, 10/09/2014 - 8:20am

Two years on from the initial elections of Police and Crime Commissioners, Clinks has a short survey to find out what is working and what is acting as a barrier to the voluntary sector’s ability to shape and deliver local services that make communities safer places. Responses will help create a set of recommendations for key decision-makers. Want to know more? click below

Police and Crime Commissioners – 2 years on

Tagged: crime, information, Police

Rights of volunteers as against employees

Headlines - Wed, 10/09/2014 - 8:13am

Workplace Law has a new 3 page resource on legal status differences between volunteers and employees, highlighting key considerations for organisations to bear in mind when recruiting volunteers. Read more below >>>>>>>>

Rights of volunteers as against employees

Tagged: information, Legal Updates, volunteering

New Venture for people with Learning Disabilities

Headlines - Mon, 08/09/2014 - 11:19am

 Two charitable organisations in Stafford have come together to launch a new venture for people with learning disabilities. To find out more click on the link>>>>>>B2B_Mencap

Tagged: assistance, charity, disability, health, information, wellbeing

Free level 2 Certificate Dementia Care

Headlines - Mon, 08/09/2014 - 9:03am

 Workwise personnel are offering a FREE Level 2 Certificate Dementia Care For more information and to book your place please contact us on:
T:01429 862888/01388 665001
E:training@workwisepersonnel.com    World Alzheimers month.pdf (886k)

Tagged: information, training

Holiday pay ruling could impact care sector

Headlines - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:49am

Third Force News reports on a European court judgement which means that routinely earned extra money, such as sleepover payments, should be included when calculating holiday pay. In many cases holiday pay has been based on basic earnings instead. Find out more here>>>>>>   Holiday pay ruling could impact care sector

Tagged: employment, finance, information, Legal Updates

Reminder on volunteers and DBS checks

Headlines - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:28am

This month’s Disclosure and Barring Service newsletter includes a piece ‘Volunteers: who is eligible?’. They have seen a noticeable increase in some organisations submitting checks for volunteers who are not eligible for a DBS check, and this gives some basic guidance.  Reminder on volunteers and DBS checks 

Tagged: information, Legal Updates

Royal British Legion launches first five of 16 ‘pop-in’ high-street advice centres

Headlines - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:13am

Royal British Legion launches first five of 16 ‘pop-in’ high-street advice centres. Read more here>>>>Royal British Legion

Tagged: charity, community, information

Factsheet on zero-hours contracts

Headlines - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:00am

Personnel professional body CIPD believes that “used responsibly, zero-hours contracts can provide flexibility that works for both organisations and individuals. However, our research shows that poor practice does exist. Use the recently revised factsheet to see what good practice looks like.”

More: Factsheet on zero-hours contracts…

Tagged: education, information


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