Category Archives: National News

NCVO Event: Assessing The Impact Of Your Volunteers

Assessing the impact of your volunteers When: 24 May, 09.30-16.30 Where: NCVO Conference Suite, London The Volunteering Impact Assessment Toolkit (VIAT) produced by the Institute for Volunteering Research (IVR) and NCVO can help you measure and demonstrate the impact of … Continue reading

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News From Job Centre Plus (JCP) Department For Work And Pensions (DWP)

BETTER SUPPORT FOR BEREAVED FAMILIES The new modernised Bereavement Support Payment was announced on 12 January 2017. It will be introduced for those bereaved from 6 April 2017. It aims to provide more accessible help for spouses and civil partners … Continue reading

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Recruiting, Management and Retaining Volunteers Event In Manchester

Inside Government would like to invite Shropshire Voluntary and Community Sector Assembly Members to attend Recruiting, Managing and Retaining Volunteers on Wednesday 12th July 2017 in Central Manchester.  Delegates attending will hear from leading experts examine the impact of Brexit on the … Continue reading

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Questionnaire – The New Digital Entitlement: Supporting The Third Sector Contribution

The Government is introducing a new, publicly-funded entitlement to free basic digital training for adults in England who need it.  This is intended to help disadvantaged learners and will be delivered by colleges and other learning and training providers. Please … Continue reading

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A Shared Society? The Independence Of The Voluntary Sector In 2017

The commissioning and regulatory environment is continuing to discourage charities from campaigning, according to ‘A Shared Society?  The independence of the voluntary sector in 2017′ which is the latest publication from Civil Exchange.  In it the think tank calls on … Continue reading

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Locality launch a Commission on the Future of Localism

In association with Power to Change, Locality are pleased to be launching a new Commission on the Future of Localism to uncover what is needed to reinvigorate local democracy and empower communities. Chaired by Lord Kerslake, the President of the Local … Continue reading

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News Round Up

Here are some news stories we’ve received from both local and national contacts and partners… Midlands Social Prescribing Network Event Thursday 27th April 2017, 10am-4pm. Venue: The Best Western Stuart Hotel, 119 London Road, Derby, DE1 2QR Public Health England host the … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

Armed Forces Day Event Grant – Deadline Extended Since 2009, Armed Forces Day has been marked annually with events large and small throughout the UK. This year the celebrations will fall on Saturday 24 June 2017, when a major national … Continue reading

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Benefits Are Changing In 2018

February 2018 will see the increased rollout of the Universal Credit in Shropshire. Universal Credit is the Government’s new benefit for people under pension age. From February 2018 single people, couples and families making a new claim to any of … Continue reading

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Funding Round-Up

Lloyds Banking Group Social Entrepreneurs Programme – 2017 Round Open (UK) Lloyds Banking Group has launched a new round of its Social Entrepreneurs Programme which aims to support community-focused businesspeople across the UK to start or expand their projects. This … Continue reading

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