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Policy News: Government Publishes 75-Point LGBT Action Plan in Response to World’s Largest National LGBT Survey

The Government has published a comprehensive action plan setting out the steps it will take to address some of the biggest issues facing LGBT people in the UK. The action plan was published in response to the findings of the … Continue reading

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Social Value Act Reform

The government has committed to strengthening the Social Value Act and to use more voluntary sector organisations to deliver public services. David Lidington, Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster announced the plans during a … Continue reading

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Government Launches Call For Evidence On Loneliness Strategy

The Government’s Loneliness Strategy will be its first step in tackling the long-term challenge of loneliness. Loneliness is a complex issue that affects many different groups of people, and its evidence base is still developing. The Government’s approach will be … Continue reading

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The GDPR Is Less Than A Month Away

Are you clear on the steps that you need to take to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) after 25 May? Have you taken the necessary steps to change your data collection, storage and processing in line with … Continue reading

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National Consultations and Policy Update

Culture is Digital Strategy to Unlock Potential of Culture Sector The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has published a report setting out a framework for how culture and technology can work together to increase participation and boost … Continue reading

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GDPR – Blogs and Webinar

‘GDP-ARGH!’ Where should my charity begin with the new data regulation?– Social Investment Business have written a blog which may help your organisation prepare for GDPR. Click here to read it. NCVO exclusive GDPR webinar with Protecture The most significant change … Continue reading

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DWP Update

From Monday 29th January 2018, Job Centre Plus are changing the way they receive your fit notes. From this date customers will need to send in fit note online at https:\\fitnote.itsbeta.net The poster explains the change and also includes a link … Continue reading

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Update From Shropshire CCG: Midwife Led Units

During the summer of 2017 the Clinical Commissioning Group carried out a review of midwife-led unit (MLUs) services across Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin. What services were reviewed? There are a range of community services available through midwife-led units provided … Continue reading

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Local Charities Day

Later this month the country will celebrate the small and local charities that make a huge difference to society every single day. Local Charities Day 2017, now in its second year, will take place on 15 December. The Department for … Continue reading

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New Guide On GDPR

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has launched a new guide to the GDPR which come into force in May 2018. The guide is designed for those dealing with day-to-day responsibility for data protection and includes a useful ‘12 steps to … Continue reading

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