Clore Social Leadership has launched a free practical guide to board leadership in the social sector called Board leadership: A practical guide for the social sector. The move coincides with this year’s Trustees’ Week, an annual event taking place across the UK from 13 – 17 November that showcases the work of trustees, and highlights opportunities for people from all walks of life to get involved and make a difference.
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The handbook offers essential advice, information and support for Charity Treasurers in all aspects of their role. There are many guides to charity finance but Treasurers need not only accounting knowledge but also the skill and competency to work well with others and to ensure that other trustees are enabled to fulfil their own responsibilities for finance. This handbook is particularly helpful with the ‘softer’ aspects of the role.
An updated strategy for playing pitches for football, cricket, rugby, hockey, bowling greens and tennis courts can be viewed on the Council’s website at http://www.wirral.gov.uk/planning-and-building/local-plans-and-planning-policy/local-plans/core-strategy-local-plan-6. A copy of the updated strategy can also be viewed at public libraries and at the South Annexe of Wallasey Town Hall. Further information can be obtained from [email protected] or 0151 691 8110.
The Charity Commission has published a major new report into trusteeship which calls for changes in the way boards are recruited and supported. The report, Taken on Trust: the Awareness and Effectiveness of Charity Trustees in England & Wales
The Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI) has launched a first round of bursaries towards its Introduction to Fundraising Practice qualification.…
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) will launch a dedicated advice line on Wednesday 1 November at 10 am to help small organisations prepare for a new data protection law.
The phone service is aimed at people running small businesses or charities and recognises the particular problems they face getting ready for the new law, called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The Job Centre has offered to hold another Employer Information Event this time specifically for the Voluntary and Community Sector to help inform organisations understand how Universal Credit may impact them and their employees.
We have some really exciting opportunities currently advertised within the Big Lottery Fund throughout the NW including Merseyside as we transition to a hub model. We are looking to our networks in order to ensure a diverse range of individuals is able to apply from a range of backgrounds including those who might not have ever considered a role in funding before.
The Council is consulting on the sites that it proposes to include in Part One of a new statutory register of previously developed ‘brownfield land’ that the Council must prepare to meet Government requirements.
The deadline for comments to be submitted in writing by letter or email is 5pm on Wednesday 6 December 2017.
Following further consultation on the Borough’s housing needs and land supply, in August and September 2016, the Council is undertaking a wider review of development options as part of the preparation of the latest Local Plan for Wirral.