Time to support campaign against lobbying restrictions

Sector umbrella bodies, and others, have continued to campaign against proposed rules on “non-party campaigning” in the lobbying and transparency legislation recently introduced to Parliament. The second reading of the Bill is on 3rd September, and organisations can still add their support to the campaign – see NCVO page.

WCVA (Wales) news item http://www.wcva.org.uk/about-us/news/2013/08/lobbying-bill-brings-new-problems, NICVA (N Ireland) , SCVO (Scotland) http://www.scvo.org.uk/uncategorized/blog-charities-wont-be-silenced/, and NCVO (England) on the letter it has written, backed by a range of charities. » Continue reading news item ... “Time to support campaign against lobbying restrictions”

ICT or related support in west of England

Organisations in and around the Bristol area are invited to apply for this year’s Student Consultancy Projects from University of the West of England, offering ICT or related support. On offer is consultancy on systems analysis, information management and strategy, web design or other ICT-related matters, in exchange for hosting a project team.

See http://www.uwe.ac.uk/et/cake and follow the link to Student Consultancy, closing date 20th September.