Forum for community project discussion
The My Community website, run by Locality to provide support and information for community projects, now has a forum which
connects people who are who doing great things in their communities – from taking over pubs or green spaces, running local projects and making plans that will help shape the future of their neighbourhoods and communities.
Continue reading Sector websites update
Workplace relations experts Acas have published research which “reveals top tips … to better manage mental health at work”. The accompanying case studies focus on Mind Harrow and Brentwood Community Print.
Continue reading Tips on managing mental health at work
On the blog of Clinks, the support body for offenders and families organisations, ‘Trustee or senior manager of a charity and have convictions? Are you affected by the Charities Act 2016?’.
Continue reading Rules on convictions and charity trustees, senior managers
An evaluation into the ‘End of Life Social Action Fund’ has been published by the government. This looks at how effective social action befriending services across 11 sites were at improving quality of life for adults in the last year of life.
Continue reading Volunteers can make a difference in end of life care
Workplace relations experts Acas have recently produced ‘New to HR – Helpful Acas resources for you‘. This collection of guidance, tools and materials has been developed from customer feedback on what they would have found most helpful when first starting in HR.
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Here are various sector round-ups from the main party conferences, plus some other public policy updates.
Party conference reports
Think tank New Philanthropy Capital was involved in fringe meetings at both the Labour and the Conservative party conferences, and reports back on what they learnt – ‘A view from the 2016 party conferences‘.
Continue reading Political and policy update