Another selection of useful information for charities

How charities can engage with businesses – a free guide

A free guide on how to engage with businesses has been published for charities.

The publication gives tips on how to find potential corporate partners and manage mutually beneficial relationships with them.

Employee Volunteering: A Best Practice Guide was created by Bournemouth and Poole CVS and the recruitment software provider Hireserve.

As well as giving tips on how to attract and engage with business, the guide also provides advice on how to overcome barriers to employee volunteering such as lack of time, cost and lack of internal support.

You can download the guide on the Hireserve website.


Top 10 tips for running an event

CJAM  has published a page of tips to run a successful event, thinking about flagship events and conferences.  CJAM is an association Management Company, helping associations (not necessarily charitable ones) manage their boards, memberships, events, PR etc.  These are chargeable services, but their Top Tips page is free, and quite helpful.

You can see it on their website.


Information Commissioner’s Office – Brexit advice

The ICO has a page of useful advice for organisations contemplating Brexit, with resources in the event of a no-deal Brexit, and information about data and regulations.

You can see the main Brexit page on the ICO site, as well as more general information for charities and voluntary organisations, in their sector section.


If you are a member of Cornwall VSF, you can find more useful guides and information in our Knowledge Bank.