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Charity Commission – new online register

Headlines - Wed, 16/04/2014 - 9:34am
The revamped register, which is expected to appear after Easter, will look different and will display information from the newly updated annual return form. See below for more details

Charity Commission to launch updated version of online register

 

Healthwatch

Headlines - Wed, 16/04/2014 - 9:26am
In response to a consultation, the infrastructure umbrella body says local charities and community groups are often aware of issues before they are widely recognised

The infrastructure umbrella body Navca has urged the statutory health and care consumer champion Healthwatch England to make sure voluntary sector organisations have places on local health and wellbeing boards. Want to know more click on the link below

Navca asks Healthwatch England to make sure local health and wellbeing boards include the voluntary sector

 


Tagged: community, health, information

Unity Bank & CDFA to develop a new crowdfunding scheme

Headlines - Wed, 16/04/2014 - 9:17am

Unity Trust Bank and the Community Development Finance Association are developing a crowdfunding scheme that will encourage people to invest in their local communities. To read more click on the link below

Unity Trust Bank and CDFA behind crowdfunding plan for local social enterprises


Tagged: charity, community, development, finance, funding, information

Big Lottery Fund drop in income

Headlines - Wed, 16/04/2014 - 9:02am
Minutes of a BLF board meeting show members were concerned about financial and reputational issues after the National Lottery ticket price rose from £1 to £2

Big Lottery Fund board members warned of a possible “sustained drop in income” after the National Lottery operator Camelot doubled the price of Lotto tickets. Read more by clicking on the link below

Big Lottery Fund board feared ‘sustained drop in income’ after Lotto ticket price doubled


Tagged: Big Lottery Fund, dependency, development, information, Legal Updates

Two Employment Opportunities at East Stafffs CVS

Headlines - Wed, 16/04/2014 - 8:23am

Two Finance posts available in East Staffs CVS. Please see attachment below

Job vacancies at ESCVS


Tagged: charity, employment, finance, information

Ajustable Electric Office Table (used)

Headlines - Thu, 10/04/2014 - 12:36pm

One used right curved ajustable electric table for sale. Beech colour with black legs. Excellent condition open to sensible offers over £200. Please contact Liz on 01785 606670

Surplace used office furniture available

Headlines - Thu, 10/04/2014 - 12:18pm

Unwanted office furniture available to charities,  small metal filing cabinets, metal draw units, large filing cabints, desks.  Must be able to collect and removed from storage area. To register an interest please contact Liz 01785 606670

Learning from Adult Protection and Mental Capacity Cases

Headlines - Wed, 09/04/2014 - 9:29am

Target Staff for this training is:
Qualified workers who have attended the Adult Protection Awareness session and who are in a Managerial or Investigating Worker role. Click below


Tagged: Adults, disability, training

Disclosure and Barring Service

Headlines - Wed, 09/04/2014 - 8:52am

DBS are delighted to advise you that further dates have been made available for our duty to refer briefings.  In addition we are now taking bookings for our South West regional event in Truro on the 01 May 2014.

The events are free and targeted at employers and managers who have responsibility for removing individuals from regulated activity posts where harm has, or may, occur, with special emphasis on the barring function of the DBS.

We’ll provide detailed guidance on the duty to refer, submission of referrals and the information required to support a referral to the DBS.

You can read the duty to refer events news story for more details and to book a place at Truro.


Tagged: information, Legal Updates, training

Employment Opportunity with Mencap

Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2014 - 4:01pm

Mid Staffordshire Mencap is a charity that provides support to individuals and families whose lives are affected by learning disabilities. We are looking for someone who has previous experience of working in a multidisciplinary setting to support people whose lives are affected by learning disabilities. Please see attachments below for further details

Advert for outreach worker                          Job description mencap     Application Form Mencap


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

Carers Association Southern Staffordshire

Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2014 - 3:55pm

Carer’s Association SS would like anyone who cares for a friend or relative to complete their survy below to help with their statistics. Please click on link below

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CarersEmploymentSurvey


Tagged: carers, health, information, survey

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