Tag Archives: Compact

Compact Issues Reporting

Shropshire VCS Assembly works closely with Shropshire Council and other public sector partners to explore some of the issues and obstacles faced by VCS organisations. Although some feedback has been very positive, there are occassionally some concerns that need to be addressed … Continue reading

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Commissioning And The Voluntary Sector

Are commissioning practices a problem for VCS organisations? The Lloyds Bank Foundation recently published a report called Commissioning in Crisis. It explores how current contracting and procurement processes threaten the survival of small charities. Over 120 tender exercises were reviewed … Continue reading

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Are Local Funders And Commissioners Working Fairly?

      As public sector budgets continue to shrink it is becoming more important than ever to understand and implement the Shropshire Compact. The Compact sets out the rules of engagement between the public sector and voluntary and community … Continue reading

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Compact Awards 2014

Nominations for the 2014 Compact Awards are now open! Click here for information on how to enter or nominate. Entries close at 5pm on 1st October 2014.

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Partnership For Social and Economic Development Secured

The key role of the voluntary and community sector in the social and economic future of the region has been officially recognised by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership. A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the LEP and the … Continue reading

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Bridgnorth West & Tasley Parntership Win Compact Award!

Last week, the Bridgnorth West and Tasley Partnership won the Compact Engagement Awards at the National Compasct Voice Award at a ceremony at Whitehall. The Bridgnorth West & Tasley Partnership was set up to agree a range of actions to … Continue reading

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Strong Support for Local Compacts

Compact Voice has published findings from its third annual survey of local Compacts in England, the agreements between local authorities and the voluntary sector. Despite reductions in resourcing, local support for the Compact is at its highest ever levels. At … Continue reading

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Compact Survey 2013

Take part in our survey and help us develop the Shropshire Compact Over the next 12 weeks we will be running a consultation on the Shropshire Compact. We would be very grateful if you could spend a little of your … Continue reading

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Compact Consultation 2013

Take part in our survey and help us develop the Shropshire Compact Over the next 12 weeks we will be running a consultation on the Shropshire Compact. We would be very grateful if you could spend a little of your … Continue reading

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Compact News

Shropshire’s Compact Group will meet next week (14th June) and work continues to develop a revised Compact, supporting guidance, tools and processes. In the mean time there are many interesting developments at the national level being reported through Compact Voice. Published … Continue reading

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