The Merton Civic Awards provide us with the perfect opportunity to celebrate the fantastic, sometimes unsung heroes from local businesses that are investing in our community.
This year’s Third Sector Awards are now open for entries. The awards recognise the achievements of charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises.
There are 22 categories this year, including new awards for Breakthrough of the Year, Digital Marketing Campaign, Fundraising Team of the Year, Insight Team of the Year, Marketing Campaign and Social Investment. 96 more words
With an increasingly competitive environment and with the economic climate still uncertain, the voluntary and community sector needs to be even more confident when it comes to fundraising and funding applications. 47 more words
The Conservatives have pledged three days of paid leave for volunteering if they win the next election. While many have expressed gratitude for a move that reinforces the importance of the voluntary sector and supports a culture of volunteering, others have levelled accusations of tokenism and described the plan as nothing more than a way to plug gaps in underfunded public services. 403 more words
Recently I was on a panel making decisions on grant applications by voluntary organisations to a one off fund commissioned by Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group. 671 more words
by James Rees, Rebecca Taylor and Chris Damm
Researching the field of UK employment services
The research reported in our article UK Employment Services: understanding provider strategies in a dynamic strategic action field… 812 more words