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Community Action Norfolk hosts rural economy discussion events

Community Action Norfolk is hosting a series of discussion events, on behalf of the Rural Development Strategy steering group, looking at economic development in Norfolk's rural communities. 

GDPR Training for VCSE organisations - Wed 13th Oct

This training course is for anyone who handles personal data of any kind. The training will provide participants with a broad understanding of the General Data Protection Regulation

ThinkingFuel update – temporary change to heating oil deliveries

The panic buying witnessed at petrol stations across the UK, which has caused major delivery problems, is also affecting heating oil, with unprecedented demand and supply issues arising.  For the time being, instead of ThinkingFuel’s usual fortnightly collective ordering days, we are simply taking orders on a daily basis.

Saving water and the environment with a smart water meter

Norwich is the focus of a campaign to encourage consumers to use less water, to help protect the environment as well as save on water bills.

Support sessions for charity and social enterprise leaders

IVAR (Institute for Voluntary Action Research) is running 90-minute drop-in peer support sessions for groups of 10 charity leaders every week throughout September.

DRIVE Grants and Business Support

  • Does your business have a project you’d like to get off the ground?
  • Do you need funds to buy new machinery or equipment, upgrade technology or carry out expansion plans?
  • Would your company benefit from 12 hours free business mentoring?
  • Does your business contribute towards the rural economy in Norfolk or Suffolk?

‘We do housing differently’: Eastern Community Homes launch

Eastern Community Homes officially launched last month with an online event over three days.  ‘Eastern Community Homes: We Do Housing Differently’ saw more than 450 delegates booked in to hear a range of expert speakers share their experiences and projects.

Looking for work during and after COVID

The VCSE sector has inevitably suffered its share of cutbacks during the pandemic in terms of loss of income and consequent pressure on staffing levels. But there’s hope – and support – for those having to seek fresh fields in 2021. If you, your colleagues or your service users are having to find new employment there are avenues of help available. 

The 2021 Budget – opportunities for the VCSE sector

The Small Charities Coalition has scrutinised the recent government budget to highlight some potential opportunities for charities.

A banking blackout for charities? Why a collective voice is important

The impact of Covid has raised implications for banking services provided to VCSE groups and organisations. Nationally it appears that tighter banking restrictions coupled with a sustained period of financial inactivity due to the pandemic has led to a change in banking practice in relation to charity banking services.

 

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