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Is your experience that accessing funding is becoming more difficult?

January 18, 2018

Following the publication of the House of Lords Select Committee on Charities report in March 2017 (Stronger Charities for a Stronger Society), CAS has decided to bring the report to life in a practical way here in Suffolk: “Stronger charities for a stronger Suffolk” conference on Wednesday 7 February 2018. Is your experience that accessing funding is becoming more

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Free training in February to get young people skilled up as charity trustees

January 11, 2018

“Get on Board” training will equip young people, aged 16 to 25, with the skills, knowledge and confidence to become a young trustee. The training will relate to Charity Commission guidance, as well as reflect real life board discussions, like reviewing key policies and finance papers. Develop your skills, knowledge and confidence in leadership and

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NOW BOOKING – 7 Feb: Stronger Charities for a Stronger Suffolk conference

January 9, 2018

We are delighted to announce that bookings are now open for 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 Charities report in March 2017 (Stronger Charities for a Stronger Society), we have decided to bring the

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Latest update from the Better Broadband for Suffolk meeting (20 December 2017)

December 20, 2017

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 to hear the very latest plans and updates and how the Better Broadband for Suffolk scheme is running. Here

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New online qualification available for Health and Safety

December 15, 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 online course that you work through at your own pace, at a time and place

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SECOND DATE ADDED: Is my organisation or charity affected by GDPR? What is GDPR?

December 13, 2017

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 voluntary organisation or charity is highly likely to be collecting individuals’ personal data (either electronically or

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Good Neighbour Schemes can make a huge difference at Christmas

December 13, 2017

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 increase the number of schemes in the county. Suffolk is fortunate to have 29 Good Neighbour Schemes

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NHS: Stay Well This Winter

December 13, 2017

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 rehydration mixtures, and keep plasters and bandages on hand for any cuts or scrapes. Get a

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Charity Commission publishes new safeguarding strategy and says safeguarding goes beyond protecting at risk groups

December 11, 2017

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 promote the welfare of their charity’s beneficiaries. They must take reasonable steps to ensure that their beneficiaries or others who come into contact with their

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