Launch of Charity Digital Code of Practice

The UK’s first Charity Digital Code of Practice has recently been launched following an extensive consultation and input from across the sector. The Code, which has been produced to provide charities with…

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Autumn budget 2018: Sector reactions

On Monday 29 October, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond delivered the latest Budget. This included key funding announcements for Universal Credit, the NHS and local government as well as a…

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#YouMadeItHappen campaign

            NCVO – the National Council for Voluntary Organisations – wants to remind people of everything that’s great about charities, and show them we’re very…

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Charity Commission publishes new five year strategy

            The Charity Commission has unveiled a new five-year strategy for the sector, demanding higher standards of behaviour. In her speech launching the Strategy, Baroness…

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Hired, Fired or Sick and Tired

          Our Operations Manager, Phil Bagnall, blogs about an important GDPR issue: “It must have happened to you at some time. The phone rings. A member…

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Advice for larger organisations: GDPR and employment references

        Our Operations Manager, Phil Bagnall blogs about an important aspect of GDPR for larger organisations: “If you employ staff then there is an important rule within…

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Views wanted on The Charity Digital Code of Practice

        The Charity Digital Code of Practice has recently been launched, developed by a partnership of organisations including Zoe Amar Digital, Charity Comms, The Charity Commission, Office for…

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Carers Federation launches Virtual Learning Environment

Carers Federation are a City and Guilds Approved Training Centre and are investing in new technologies to improve and increase its training portfolio with the aim of making learning much…

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New resource for trustee boards: Legal Compliance Checklist

        NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations) has published a useful legal compliance checklist for trustees of voluntary organisations. The document contains a list of legal aspects…

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GDPR Toolkit for North Tyneside groups

        VODA has updated our privacy policies and reviewed how we collect, process and store your data in line with new GDPR legislation. Further details can be…

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Trustees welcome pack from the Charity Commission

            The Charity Commission has designed a welcome pack for new charity trustees. Focusing on the main duties of the role, the pack provides essential…

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Charity Commission publishes advice on safeguarding

            The Charity Commission says safeguarding should be a priority for all charities, not just those working with groups traditionally considered at risk. It comes…

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