Tag Archives: Evidence

Government Issues Call for Evidence on Cost of Energy Review

Homes and businesses depend upon reliable, affordable energy. The Government is ambitious in its plans to keep costs as low as possible for them over the coming decades, while delivering carbon targets, ensuring security of supply, and seizing the economic … Continue reading

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Take Part In The Biggest Bi-Annual Survey Of Charities, Social Enterprises, Community And Voluntary Organisations In Shropshire

 The survey has been created and launched by Shropshire Voluntary and Community Sector Assembly (VCSA) who are keen to create a picture of the local VCSE sector and build up a valuable evidence base of information. By taking part in … Continue reading

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50+ Volunteering Evidence Review

OCS has announced the 50+ Volunteering Evidence Review, in partnership with the Centre for Ageing Better, looking at how to enable more people aged 50 and over to contribute their time, skills and experience to their communities. The evidence review … Continue reading

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Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Social Enterprise Place Launch

Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Social Enterprise Summit ‘The future of business’ by Social Enterprise UK Personal Invite for VCSA Members PSE CIC is proud to announce that Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin has been awarded Social Enterprise Place status by SEUK, … Continue reading

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Call For Evidence Community Infrastructure – Can You Help?

What Works Well are carrying out a review to find out whether interventions designed to improve community places and spaces are effective in improving social relationships and community wellbeing.  They are particularly interested in any effects (positive or negative) on … Continue reading

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Prevention – Promote Your Work

Shropshire VCS Assembly is supporting a new piece of work to demonstrate the value of voluntary and community sector preventative services in Shropshire. Led by Heather Osborne (Older People’s Assembly representative on the VCSA Board and Chief Executive of Age … Continue reading

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Complete The VCSA Volunteering And Social Action Survey 2016

Organisations that work with volunteers and deliver services to the public are being encouraged to complete the Shropshire VCSA Volunteering and Social Action Survey 2016. The Voluntary Community Sector Assembly (VCSA) carries out a biennial study of the voluntary, community and … Continue reading

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Demonstrating Impact: The Right Evidence Level

A New Philanthropy Capital article ‘Choosing the right evidence level for your impact evaluation‘ looks at organisations wanting to get to Level 3 (out of 5) for demonstrating the robustness of evidence for the impact of social interventions. The ‘magic’ … Continue reading

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News from The Department For Work and Pensions

Call for Evidence DWP are seeking feedback about the effectiveness of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) and where further improvement is needed. Click here for further information. Stakeholder News Bulletin June 2014 First Independent Review of the Personal Independence Payment … Continue reading

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Consultation: Development of the LEADER Programme

Development of the LEADER Programme for Shropshire and Telford is taking place now.  This time around, LEADER has an economic focus and can support projects within the following areas: increasing farm productivity micro and small enterprises and farm diversification rural … Continue reading

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