Governance & Legal

in News October 11, 2017

NSPCC Safeguarding Training

All organisations that work with or come into contact with children should have safeguarding polices and procedures to ensure that every child, regardless of their age, gender, religion or ethnicity, can be protected from harm. Setting up and following good safeguarding policies and procedures means children are safe from adults and other children who might… Read more

in News September 13, 2017

Charity Governance, Finance and Resilience

Charity trustees need to be able to identify the charity’s purposes and plans,its resilience and quality of governance – and to be able to review these at regular intervals. The Charity Commission has designed 15 questions to help charity trustees carry out such a review and decide what they need to focus on. This week,… Read more

in News September 8, 2017

Charity Commission Training

On Wednesday 6th September, The Charity Commission delivered a training session to our regional SFI Consultants on how to ‘Register and Run your Faith Institution as a Charity’. The session covered the following topics: What makes a charity  According to the Law,  a charity is an organisation that is set up to fulfil one or more purposes that the… Read more

in News September 5, 2017

New Funding Opportunities

Comic Relief’s Core Strength – Local Communities Grants Programme Opens This programme offers grants to help cover the day to day costs of small locally led and based voluntary and community sector groups that are doing ‘much needed’ work in their local communities. Grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 or between £1,000 and £10,000 (depending… Read more