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BBC iPlayer and TV Licencing

A TV Licence is now required to watch or download any BBC programmes on BBC iPlayer on any device. 

Police and Crime Plan 2016-2020

The Police and Crime Commissioner has submitted the draft Police and Crime Plan 2016-2020 to the Norfolk Police and Crime Panel. 

Annual Report Guidance for Small Charities - Available Now

Charities (Except Charitable Incorporated Organisations) with an income of less than £25,000 do not have to file annual report and accounts with the Charity Commission (although they are still required to complete an Annual Return), but should be prepared to make these available if requested. 

Immigration Act 2016 - How it affects your organisation

The Immigration Act 2016 came into effect in May and aims to prevent the exploitation of migrant workers and control illegal working. 

One Stop’s Carriers for Causes Grants - Applications welcomed on a rolling basis

Grants of up to £1,000 are available to projects within two miles of a One Stop shop that benefit their local community. 

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks and Acquittals

A DBS Checks provides employers with a certificate showing their employee’s (including volunteers) criminal records.  There are three levels of disclosure; basic, standard and enhanced.  

Fundraising Guidance for Trustees from the Charity Commission

The Charity Commission has published new guidance for Trustees addressing how they oversee their charities fundraising.

The Insurance Act 2015

The Insurance Act 2015 comes into effect in August 2016 and will relate to all insurance transactions.

Helpline for Child Abuse Whistleblowing

Employees and volunteers from any sector that have concerns about how their organisation is dealing with cases of child abuse are able to report their concerns to a helpline serviced by the NSPCC.

Marlingford Village Hall

Marlingford Village Hall approached Community Action Norfolk for support with accessing funding and developing their extension and refurbishment project.  Community Action Norfolk always operates a holistic approach to queries and identified some governance concerns that would be identified by potential funders. 

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