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Charity Commission Publishes Statement

The Charity Commission has published a Statement of Strategic Intent 2018 – 2023 A brief summary of the statement is below: The demands on charities are growing. Many are providing essential services in tough times, often intervening where governments can’t … Continue reading

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Funding and Policy News

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Applications are now open for Churchill Fellowships, an opportunity to research new ideas and best practice overseas. Churchill Fellows are funded to research new ideas overseas for 4-8 weeks, in topics and countries of their own … Continue reading

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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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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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GDPR: The One Week Countdown

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on Friday 25 May. From this date, rules around the collection, processing and storing of personal data will be far stricter than they have been to date. The Information Commissioner’s Office … Continue reading

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Report Calls for Social Care Funding Reform in England

There has been concern about the system of publicly funded social care in England for over 20 years. Written by Simon Bottery, Michael Varrow, Ruth Thorlby, and Dan Wellings, a new joint report from the Health Foundation and the King’s … 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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Policy Updates

Government Publishes Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017 The Government has launched the Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017, the second Finance Bill of the parliamentary session. The Bill will legislate for a range of changes to tax and duty legislation outlined … 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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Industrial Strategy Developments And Government Announcements

In the Industrial Strategy, the government has identified 4 Grand Challenges; global trends that will shape our rapidly changing future and which the UK must embrace to ensure we harness all the opportunities they bring. The 4 are: artificial intelligence … Continue reading

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