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  • Thu, 21/04/2011 - 11:40

    Charity Commission guidance and model constitutions for charitable incorporated organisations (CIOs) were published on 28 March. But still no final draft regulations and no implementation date – these will come from the Office for Civil Society rather than the Commission.

  • Thu, 21/04/2011 - 11:31

    The Charity Commission's consultation and review of its strategic priorities in the face of cuts will result in significant changes to its services. Its strategic priorities, with some of the changes that will be involved, include:

  • Tue, 19/04/2011 - 13:26

    New Way Forward will be open on the following bank holidays:

  • Tue, 19/04/2011 - 12:19

    'Hitting the Iceberg: How to Manage a Funding Crisis' is a free resource for voluntary and community sector organisations in Manchester

    Managing a funding crisis can be extremely stressful, but it can also provide an important opportunity to review and restructure your organisation, making it stronger for the future.

  • Tue, 19/04/2011 - 11:19

    Saturday 14th May 2011 from 1pm to 3pm at Altrincham Leisure Centre, Oakfield Road, Altrincham 

    Activities include:

  • Tue, 19/04/2011 - 10:44

    Civil society organisations are being invited to bid to deliver the second round of National Citizen Service (NCS) pilots in summer 2012.

  • Tue, 19/04/2011 - 10:09

    10:30am - 1:30pm on the 26th April 2011 in Liverpool

    The main part of this VSNW-hosted seminar (10.30 - 12.30) will include a presentation on the current commissioning process for the 2012 pilots (deadline for submission of interest: Noon, 5th May).

  • Mon, 18/04/2011 - 16:18

    The Treasury Select Committee has reopened its inquiry into the proposed abolition of cheques by 2018 because of continued levels of public concern.

    The Payments Council announced in 2009 that it planned to phase out cheques by October 2018. However, it will not make a final decision until 2016.

  • Mon, 18/04/2011 - 16:09

    The Charity Times Awards are now open for entries: The deadline for entries is 27th May 2011

    The Charity Times Awards reaches its twelfth year in 2011 and this highly successful, popular, and growing annual gala event will be bigger and better than ever. The Charity Times Awards continue to be the pre-eminent celebration of best practice in the UK charity and not-for-profit sector.

  • Mon, 18/04/2011 - 15:56

    If you know an exceptional young person or group of individuals who have made a selfless contribution to your community then nominate them for one of our three Diana Award schemes.

    If you are still wondering why you should recognise someone then look at website below. You’ll find clear information about the young people who are eligible, plus full application guides.