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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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Call for Evidence and Surveys

DCMS has commissioned Steve Holliday, former chief executive of National Grid plc, to chair an independent Full-Time Social Action review. This will consider what the voluntary sector, industry and, if needed, government can do to support full-time volunteering. The review … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust’s UK Grant Programmes – December Deadlines The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust is currently accepting application for projects involving removing problems through radical solutions, and not simply about making problems easier to live. Generally, the Trust funds … Continue reading

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Social Investment Tax Relief Survey – Deadline THIS WEDNESDAY!

The Office for Civil Society are looking at Social Investment Tax Relief, and would love to know what you think about the government’s tax relief for social investment. Social Investment Tax Relief is intended to encourage individuals to support charities … Continue reading

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Age UK’s Response To The Government’s State Pension Age Announcement

In response to the DWP’s announcement that the State Pension age will rise to 68 earlier than planned, Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director at Age UK, said: “In bringing forward a rise in State Pension age by seven years, the Government … Continue reading

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Government Publishes Drug Strategy 2017

The social and economic cost of drug supply in England and Wales is estimated to be £10.7 billion a year – just over half of which (£6 billion) is attributed to drug-related acquisitive crime. In 2015-16, around 2.7 million (8.4%) … Continue reading

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Repeal Bill

The Government has introduced the Repeal Bill to Parliament. This represents a significant milestone in the UK’s exit of the European Union. The Repeal Bill will ensure that, once we have left the EU, our laws will not be made … Continue reading

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Charities Delivering ESF Funded Projects

With the UK poised to leave the European Union, uncertainty remains about the replacement of the European Social Funds (ESF) and the vital support they provide to disadvantaged communities across the country. To help demonstrate to the next government that … Continue reading

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£2 Billion Boost Set To Transform Charity And Voluntary Sector Funding

Experts find vast sums lying unclaimed in dormant assets such as stocks and shares, Minister for Civil Society Rob Wilson announced today. The huge sum has the potential to further transform the charity sector, helping to improve communities and change lives. … Continue reading

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Minister Announces Review Of Social Value Act

The minister for civil society has announced that there will be another review of the Social Value Act. Rob Wilson said that a review will be looking at the next stage for the act and will involve roundtable discussions with … Continue reading

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