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Meeting Charity Reporting Requirements

The Fundraising Regulator has found that only 40% of charities’ annual reports met reporting requirements in the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016. 

What's so hard about being a trustee then?

Here at CAN we’re often asked to advise on the duties and responsibilities of being a trustee.  People are often understandably confused about what being a trustee really involves and a good deal of our governance work entails resolving this for them.

Who needs an Energy Performance Certificate?

You almost certainly do if you run a community building or village hall. Energy performance Certificates (EPCs) state the energy efficiency rating of buildings. 

Changes to DBS Check Fees

From 1st October the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) are reducing their fees for DBS checks

Proposed Changes to the Law Could Significantly Affect Charities and Volunteers

The government is consulting on new laws which could mean significant changes for charities and volunteering. 

Voluntary Sector Update from the Norfolk Adult Safeguarding Board May 2019

This update is provided by James Kearns, the Chief Executive of The BUILD Charity, who was appointed to the Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board to provide a perspective to the Board from a voluntary sector provider of services to vulnerable adults.

Primary Care Networks

When the National Health Service began in 1948, the UK population was 49.4 million. 70 years later the population stands at an estimated 66.5 million, an increase of more than 34%. People are living longer. Many are living with long term conditions such as diabetes and heart disease or suffer with mental health issues and may need to access their local health services more often.

Love where you live - 52 almost painless good things your community could do in 2019…..

Communities are places where people of all ages and backgrounds live, socialise and thrive. We’re not suggesting you try to do all these things at the same time! If however you’d like some advice and guidance about how to plan, organise and manage community activities and projects, contact us. In the meantime, read on.....

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