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Sad news about Cllr. Kieran Quinn

Our sector has lost a friend. We are very sorry and sad to hear of the loss of Kieran Quinn, who died unexpectedly over Christmas.

Guide on trustee liabilities

A new Governance Hub publication provides guidance on assessing and minimising the risks associated with trustee liabilities.
Reducing the Risks - A Guide to Trustee Liabilities:

Tax on Lottery tickets should meet cost of Olympics

The Treasury should forgo its 12 per cent tax on the Lottery and redirect this to meet the increased costs of the Olympics, according to NCVO.

Succession funding toolkit

The Readiness Assessment Tool, originally produced in 2005 for Government Office London to help projects to manage an effective succession or exit strategy when Europe

Charities Act timetable

The provisional timetable for the implemetation of the Charities Act 2006 (click here for detailed summary) has been published by the Office of the Third Sector.

Report says new fund is needed to offset SRB wind-down

Measures to help community organisations deal with the end of the Single Regeneration Budget (SRB) and avert a funding crisis may have come too late, a Government adviser has warned.

Greater Manchester Talent Match: New research reveals extent of 'hidden' unemployment

Greater Manchester Talent Match have published a second piece of revealing research exploring how best to reach 'hidden' young people.

Stay up to date with 'Jam & Justice' news and events

Jam and Justice is a research project that aims to seize the opportunity provided by devolution to look at more inclusive ways to govern in our city-regions.

Invitation to participate in Brexit Debate on BBC Radio

BBC Radio 5 Live will host a live Brexit debate at Media City on Monday 10th December between 10am and 12pm.

Ambition for Ageing speak at European Forum

On 23rd November, 2018, our Ambition for Ageing Community and Influence Officer, Kirsty Bagnall spoke at the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) 2018 organised by UNISDR and hosted b

Greater Manchester reaffirms commitment to ending all new transmissions of HIV within a generation

Earlier this year at the Manchester Pride Candlelit Vigil, the Mayor unveiled the plan for the city-region to become part of the Fast-Track Cities Network and set out the bold ambition to end all n

Department of Health and Social Care’s (DHSC) voluntary sector newsletter.

Click here to view the latest Voluntary sector newsletter from the Department of Health and Social Care

New Fund to Improve Children and Young People’s Mental Health

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and its partners, Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England (NHSE), values the important contribution that voluntary, community and social enterpri

Greater Manchester reaches out to employers to support their working carers

 3 in 5 people will become a carer at some point in their life time. Employers have an important role to play in supporting their workforce balance work with their caring responsibilities.

Greater Manchester is set to radically overhaul the way it delivers public services.

Described as a “big test for devolution” and a “seismic change” as radical as the creation of the welfare state and NHS, the new Greater Manchester model of public service d

Closer to Home - A research project

A research project exploring devolution as a solution to the current challenges faced by social services is calling on VCSE organisations to particpate in a short survey.

10GM Funding Bulletin - December 2018

The latest Funding Bulletin produced by 10GM, a partnership of local support and development agencies in Greater Manchester has been produced.

New edition of GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available

The latest issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view here.

New report highlights vital role of the VCSE sector in the provision of services to female sexual violence survivors across Greater Manchester

A new report titled ' Voices of Survivors: Hearing women for change' produced by Manchester Action on Street Health (MASH) in conjunction with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) highlighting

Invented in Salford - the innovative paper armband that detect malnutrition in the over 65's

Up to 40,000 older people across Greater Manchester are set to benefit from an ingeniously simple new way of detecting malnutrition in the over 65s.

Better Health starts at Home - new report which highlights the importance of landlords in making smoking history

The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership welcomes a new report published today by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), which sets out how focussing on smoking in the home could both

Andy Burnham supports new vision for social enterprise in Greater Manchester

“There is a massive opportunity for social enterprise in Greater Manchester.

Ageing Equally? - Call for research project proposals and support provider

The ‘Ageing Equally?’ research project is focusing on what makes a good place in which to grow older for people who belong to minority communities.

The launch of the Big Alcohol Conversation initiative across Greater Manchester

Harms associated with alcohol are costing Greater Manchester's public services £1.3 billion a year.

Greater Manchester Universities to offer more mental health support to students

Greater Manchester will be the first place in the country to establish a dedicated centre to help support higher education students with mental health needs thanks to a new partnership between the

Be a Healthier, Happier Workplace

When it comes to mental and physical health, minimising work stress by providing an environment in which health and wellbeing is promoted is crucial.

Upcoming tender opportunities for GM VCSE organisations

Greater Manchester Children and Young People Safe Zones

Resilience in an Ageing Greater Manchester: Report Published

Ambition for Ageing has today released a report titled Resilience in Ageing in Greater Manchester, looking at the needs of older people in resilience planning.

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