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
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!
[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
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’
Community Action Suffolk, working with Quick Test, is offering a discounted Electrical Safety Testing course for village halls and community buildings. Thursday 30 November 2017 9:30am to 1pm Ipswich £80+VAT per person (normally … Read Article about Discounted “Electrical Safety Testing” course for village halls: 30 November 2017
65 representatives from a range of Suffolk's venues attended Community Action Suffolk's Village Halls and Community Buildings conference on 2 November 2017 at the Blackbourne Centre, Elmswell. It was the perfect opportunity to … Read Article about Village Halls and Community Buildings conference success, further training on offer
New research involving around 3,500 trustees shows boards are not reflective of the communities charities serve, with men outnumbering women two to one The research recommends that charities do more to promote diversity on their … Read Article about Charity trustee boards should be more diverse… and CAS can help with that
We all receive unwanted phone calls. They are a nuisance, but they also put us at risk of being scammed and this risk is even more acute for those who are living with dementia. The National Trading Standards Scam Team (NTS Scams Team) has secured … Read Article about Call blockers for people living with dementia
National Pro Bono Week (6 November 2017) is a nationwide campaign to amplify the range and impact of voluntary free legal advice that legal professionals provide ‘pro bono’ – for the public good – every year. At a local level, Suffolk ProHelp … Read Article about National Pro Bono Week: How a local law firm has supported voluntary organisations
National Pro Bono Week (6 November 2017) is a nationwide campaign to amplify the range and impact of voluntary free legal advice that legal professionals provide 'pro bono' - for the public good - every year. At a local level, Suffolk ProHelp is a … Read Article about National Pro Bono Week 2017 – free, professional support available in Suffolk
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on Friday 25 May 2018, and is an extension of the current Data Protection legislation. It will affect how organisations hold and process personal data (this can be things like contact … Read Article about General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – How it affects you
Community Action Suffolk has been working with a group of charities and other partners (including a PR agency) over the summer to discuss how Suffolk’s voluntary sector can have more influence, power and persuasion. We are holding an event in late … Read Article about Can you hear us? Why Suffolk’s voluntary sector is failing to be heard and what can we do about it
The Young Leadership Project aims to get young people (aged 16 to 25 years old) involved with Suffolk charities as trustees, enrolling them in the Suffolk Young Trustee Programme. The Young Leadership Project aims to bridge the gap between … Read Article about Your organisation could benefit from young trustees