A group of professionals who are passionate about volunteering in the Heritage sector have started to meet and discuss ‘Heritage Volunteering’.
This has developed into a Heritage Volunteering Group, which seeks to support and champion volunteering best practice across the heritage sector – from natural to built environment, national or regional to fully volunteer led organisations.
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The Ubele Initiative and Locality are highlighting the need for Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities to be supported to take over community buildings to ensure they can meet the needs of their neighbourhoods for generations to come.
Continue reading A place for community building
From Sandy Adirondack’s Legal Update:
National Minimum Wage rates went up on 1st October. There have also been other recent changes, e.g. around penalties for not paying NMW and guidance for local authorities on taking NMW payment into account in the tendering process for care and support contracts. Details on Sandy’s website.
Continue reading October employment law update
Solicitors Bates Wells and Braithwaite have a new resource service, Get Legal, for charities and social enterprises. As well as providing affordable legal documents, available to download and customise, there is a Blogs and Knowledge section which will provide regular perspectives and insights on third sector matters.
Continue reading New charity legal resource – VAT issues, Gift Aid for starters
Solicitors Russell Cooke takes a look at the Charitable Incorporated Organisation legal model two years on from its introduction. With over 5,000 in existence, in 2014 forty per cent of all charity applications made to the Charity Commission were for CIOs.
Continue reading Weighing up charity and ‘community’ legal structures
No newsletter for today (Thursday 1st October). Only a few items collated since last week, so please browse here instead.
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