Miscellaneous useful information: ONS population figures, localism recognition, apprenticeships, how to change your mobile phone provider, and free organisation resources.
Useful information about ESF funding, including some bragging about local projects!
Cornwall Council have launched a new webpage & leaflet offering ‘helping hand’ information, under various categories. Feedback welcomed.
Winter is coming – find out more about flu vaccinations, gritting, keeping warm and well, and free energy advice sessions for your group.
Voting – how, who, and when. Make sure you, and those you work with, know how to exercise your democratic rights.
The Government is proposing requiring voters to show photo ID before voting – find out more, and whether this is discriminatory or not.
Catch up with the latest from the Rural Services Network, via their latest bulletin – rural banking, broadband, police, and more.
A selection of useful organisational information – HR, Safeguarding, Tax, theory of change – there will be something here you need to read!
News around crime – Child criminal exploitation & County Lines, more tasers for police, ex-offenders campaign plus Universal Credit guidance, life in prison blog and sentencing changes.
Find out more about Gift Aid, and how your organisation can ensure that it is claiming as much as possible from donors.
Preparing for Brexit – applicable if you have EU links, employees, volunteers or beneficiaries, or receive materials or other goods form the EU. Worth a read…
Information sources for EU citizens, and those working with them, regarding rights as the UK leaves the EU.
Apps for children’s online wellbeing, and co-ordinating family carers, plus facebook and text fundraising, a new experiences raffle website, and wellbeing for charity comms staff.
Students are starting work this week on the first Social Change degree course to be offered int he UK, with 3-days-per-week placements at leading UK charities.
Registered charities, social enterprises, etc can apply to LandAid which can match them with property professionals, for free, to give advice on their property issues.
Consultations from Cornwall Council, on Direct Payments, dogs on beaches, carers, day services, and the Launceston and Hayle area masterplans.
See the NCVO’s research on the skills gap in the voluntary sector, and also have your say on a government consultation around sexual harassment in the workplace (with new protection for volunteers)
Refuge to run National Domestic Violence Helpline from 1 October after winning new contract. Plus details of other abuse-related helplines.
Make sure your outstanding volunteers are nominated in time for the Cornwall Celebrates Volunteering awards. Entries close on 31 August.