Charity and Voluntary Sector (Archive)

Cabinet Office:  Winners of the 2016 Queen's Award for Voluntary Service announced

CAB:  1% cap on pension exit charges too high – (CAB:  Extra Energy records worst ever score in complaints league table ~ CAB:  People putting themselves at risk by debt decisions)

Charity Commission:  Consultation on the external scrutiny of charity accounts (CC32) – (Charity Commission:  Regulator highlights advice on giving safely during Ramadan ~ Charity Commission:  Trustees must ensure fundraising reflects their charity’s values, says regulator)

ScotGov:  £1.1m to recruit volunteers – (ScotGov:  £350K to support community ownership ~ ScotGov:  Call to increase community ownership)

LGA:   Vulnerable & disadvantaged could be left with nowhere to live under benefit cap, warn councils

Scotland Office:  UK Government recognises Scottish volunteers

NHS England:  Volunteering is a work of heart! ~ NHS England:  Even volunteers have their Knockers ~ Chief Nursing Officer pays tribute to nation’s health volunteers ~ Volunteering helps people and helps me too ~ Hospital volunteering in the 21st century ~ There’s something about Mary – Janice Holt ~ Giving something back to those who helped me so much – Paris Dehghani ~ Voluntary service born out of crisis – Jenny Brumby ~ Credit to Gillian for giving up her time – Angela Barrago ~ Volunteering has been so fulfilling – Paul Box & Jane Obonyo)

Sport England:  Stats show upsurge in people doing sport

EHCR:  Home Secretary challenged for cutting benefits to Scottish Asylum Seekers

English Heritage:  New museum opens at Rievaulx Abbey – (EH:  1066 arrow hunt launched)

Dstl:  Supporting Volunteers’ Week with a boatload of data

Cancer Research UK:  Scientists tear down pancreatic cancer's defences

BHF:  Heart failure hospital visits increase by over a third in a decade

Homeless Link:  Crisis - We need your help to reform England’s homelessness legislation – (HL:  “It cost us $1m not to do something about Murray…” ~ Homeless Link:  Refreshing perspectives - peer research with people who have multiple needs)

CNPA:  CNC officers raise over £2,000 for local charity

Ordnance Survey:  New OS Three Peaks map

eHealth Week focuses on patients