TV cameras will be allowed in Crown Courts for the first time, but only to record judges’ sentencing remarks, in serious high-profile cases, from late spring.
The Charity Commission has published new guidance around reporting major incidents, although commentators say that it adds nothing to previous guidance.
The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust is asking for help to direct their future grant awarding programme. If you work with armed forces (current and ex), please let them know your views.
New and established social enterprises are invited to gain Social Enterprise Accreditation, including tailored support via the Social Enterprise Mark @SE_Mark.
Have your say on Council consultations, including the budget, planning services, the Fire and Rescue Service’s emergency response standards, and the proposed A39 route near Camelford..
News around children – mental health appointment cancellations, preventing cyberbullying, tackling period stigma, and the numbers of child refugees.
8 common mistakes that organisations make with Gift Aid. Are you falling into any of these pitfalls? How can you get the most out of your Gift Aid scheme?
A new code of practice from the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors has been published, giving guidance for organisations around auditing good practice.
Support services for people with mild to moderate anxiety and depression, including talking therapies, will transfer to Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust from 1 April 2020.
Access, the Foundation for Social Investment, is rolling out its funding programme to charities and social enterprises working in mental health & equality, homelessness and youth.
How is your organisation set up around data protection? Could you handle a Subject Access Request? What about data breaches? Protect yourself through Aquila Consulting.
Various funding opportunities – around the criminal justice sector, improving digital skills, US.UK bilateral ties, and children’s welfare. Some close before the end of January.
New subsidised bus routes are announced to start in April, helping ease rural isolation, as well as being good for the environment.
From April, hospitals will be expected to begin offering free or reduced parking to certain categories of visitors, eg. blue badge holders and frequent visitors.
Who’s Who in Boris Johnson’s Cabinet – i.e. who you should be writing to if you want to make someone aware of an issue in your world.
Charity Bank has published its UK Social Sector Health Check, looking at how charities are finding the current climate, and anticipating the road ahead. Free copies available.
Music Education Hubs are being given £85m in funding from Government to encourage children and young people to learn music in schools.
The first trees have been planted as part of the Forest for Cornwall scheme. Find out what you can do to get involved. #Forestforcornwall
The group behind #2minutebeachclean is celebrating 2020 by becoming a charity. Find out more, get involved, and do your bit in just 2 minutes to help keep our beaches clean.