Cutting back red tape for community entertainment

Cutting back red tape for community entertainment

Rule changes will mean that community venues – including community centres, schools, village halls and hospitals – will be exempt from licensing restrictions on a range of entertainment and cultural events.

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Welsh Government to look afresh at Third Sector Relationship

Welsh Government to look afresh at Third Sector Relationship

Carl Sargeant AM, Minister for Local Government and Communities, issued a statement announcing that the Welsh Government would ‘look afresh’ at its relationship with sector organisations.

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Big Board Talk – 15 questions trustees need to ask

Big Board Talk – 15 questions trustees need to ask

The Charity Commission has issued an updated guide for trustee boards to help them structure review discussions about the way their charities operate.

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Anonymous letter regarding CAVS

Anonymous letter regarding CAVS

In November 2012 an anonymous and unsigned letter purporting to originate from CAVS Staff was circulated to various local organisations and the Charity Commission.

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Skanda Vale Food Programme

Skanda Vale Food Programme

Skanda Vale is contacting local food banks and charities to see whether people would be interested in receiving food.

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BBC The One Show call for community projects

BBC The One Show call for community projects

BBC TV’s The One Show is looking for community projects across the UK that need a helping hand. We want to use our influence to galvanise volunteer efforts in different schemes for a new weekly feature on the programme in the coming months.

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WCVA’s Governance Health Check

WCVA’s Governance Health Check

WCVA’s governance health check is a self-assessment tool which has been designed in accordance with the principles set out in Good governance: a code for the third sector in Wales.

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Changes to Disclosure and Barring – What you need to know

Changes to Disclosure and Barring – What you need to know

This leaflet tells you about important changes which the Government will be making to criminal records and barring arrangements in September 2012.

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New easy read version Code of Practice for Social Care Workers

New easy read version Code of Practice for Social Care Workers

A new easy Code of Practice for Social Care Workers has been developed The new version of the Code of Practice was written by VoiceAbility…

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New guide to help community enterprises trade for success

New guide to help community enterprises trade for success

Trading for Success, produced by a team of financial and marketing experts and commissioned by Plunkett Foundation, has been designed specifically for community enterprises – businesses that are owned or controlled by the community – to help them succeed in an increasingly tough market.

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