We are delighted to announce the date of the first Community Action Suffolk conference for 2018, "Stronger charities for a stronger Suffolk" on Wednesday 7 February 2018. Following the publication of the House of Lords Select Committee on … Read Article about Save the date: “Stronger charities for a stronger Suffolk” – 7 February 2018
Community Action Suffolk continues to regularly attend the Better Broadband for Suffolk Stakeholder Board meeting hosted by Suffolk County Council. This meeting provides us an opportunity to feedback concerns we hear from your communities but also … Read Article about Latest update from the Better Broadband for Suffolk meeting (20 December 2017)
Community Action Suffolk is one of the first voluntary sector organisations to be working with MyLearnAdFriend and NOCN to be offering an online Health and Safety qualification. "Health and Safety: NOCN Level 2 Award for the Safe Worker" is an … Read Article about New online qualification available for Health and Safety
Second date added due to popular demand! 17 January event now SOLD OUT. General Data Protection Regulation exists to protect an individual’s personal data. GDPR was adopted on 27 April 2016 and becomes enforceable from 25 May 2018. Your … Read Article about SECOND DATE ADDED: Is my organisation or charity affected by GDPR? What is GDPR?
Community Action Suffolk is aiming to reduce the loneliness and isolation experienced by many in Suffolk, by developing existing Good Neighbour Schemes and creating new ones. CAS has received funding from the Big Lottery Fund and aims to … Read Article about Good Neighbour Schemes can make a huge difference at Christmas
Follow these useful tips to look after your health and the health of your family this winter: Be prepared Stock up with cold remedies, pain killers, such as paracetamol or ibuprofen, stave off upset stomachs with anti-diarrhoea capsules and … Read Article about NHS: Stay Well This Winter
The Charity Commission’s new safeguarding strategy says that safeguarding is a key governance priority for all charities, not just those working with groups traditionally considered at risk. Trustees should proactively safeguard and … Read Article about Charity Commission publishes new safeguarding strategy and says safeguarding goes beyond protecting at risk groups
We have just published details of 22 training courses, including some new titles, for January to March 2018. Booking is now open for all dates. Our training covers a range of topics, with courses starting from £25 (a couple are … Read Article about CAS training courses announced for 2018
Affordable housing recently built in the village of Clare The National Housing Federation is launching a report that illustrates how affordable housing in rural areas is keeping rural communities alive by preventing vital services from being … Read Article about Affordable housing in rural areas is keeping rural communities alive
The Charity Commission has announced a phased timetable allowing charitable companies to convert to charitable incorporated organisations (CIOs) following legislative changes in Parliament on 23 November 2017. The new legislation also means that … Read Article about Legislative changes affecting the Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)
General Data Protection Regulation exists to protect an individual’s personal data. GDPR was adopted on 27 April 2016 and becomes enforceable from 25 May 2018. Your voluntary organisation or charity is highly likely to be collecting individuals’ … Read Article about Is my organisation or charity affected by GDPR? What is GDPR?
Community Action Suffolk (CAS) has been given £131,620 National Lottery funding from Sport England to help local volunteers make a positive contribution to their community using sport and activity. Sport England’s ‘Opportunity Fund’ aims to … Read Article about Community Action Suffolk given Sport England funding to help local volunteers make a real difference in their community
[posted on behalf of The Anglia Revenues Partnership] Universal Credit is a new, single, benefit that incorporates Jobseekers Allowance, Income Support, Employment and Support Allowance, Housing Benefit, Working Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit for … Read Article about Universal Credit in east and west Suffolk for your organisation and clients
The Kirkley Centre in Lowestoft is offering free room and venue hire to new business customers for meetings or events held in January 2018. About The Kirkley Centre Located on London Road in Lowestoft, The Kirkley Centre provides a … Read Article about Free room hire at The Kirkley Centre in January 2018!
In partnership with Suffolk County Council; Suffolk Constabulary; the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Suffolk and Suffolk Community Foundation, the University of Suffolk is proud to announce that it will be hosting Safer Internet Day … Read Article about Safer Internet Day 2018: Exploring the rhetoric, realities and rights of a ‘Safer Internet’