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Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Migration and integration -Paul Hamlyn Foundation ‘More and Better’ Grants

Through the Shared Ground Fund, The Paul Hamlyn Foundation (PHF) supports organisations to explore opportunities and address challenges in the area of migration and integration. Funding is offered to organisations that contribute to one of the following aims:

Staying safe – ensuring that young people who have migrated can address the significant barriers that affect their

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Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Giving World launches new website – free goods for charities

Giving World is a charity that provides the opportunity for those in struggling circumstances to access goods donated by businesses and public sector organisations free of charge.

They have launched a brand new website to make it even easier for charities and other not-for-profit organisations to receive free resources, courtesy of businesses donating their surplus

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Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Grants for work with young people – National Express Foundation

The National Express Foundation has opened for 2019 funding applications from organisations that support local young people.

Last year the Foundation increased its funding support to £300,000. This year the Foundation has once again increased the amount of funding available, to £500,000.

Over the last seven years, the Foundation’s grants have supported over 17,600 local young people

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Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Macmillan Service Manager – employed by Relate Birmingham

Macmillan Service Manager

37 hours

Salary – £28,750 pa

Fixed term initially to 31 March 2020, but with possibility of extension.

Relate Birmingham is an independent charity and lead provider of relationship support, working to help people in our area build better relationships.  In partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support, we deliver a project which provides our services to

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Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Business Support & Finance Officer – Relate Birmingham

Salary £23,500 pa

We have a new opportunity for a Business Support and Finance Officer to join our growing team at Relate Birmingham.  We are a charity dedicated to helping people build better relationships and improve their wellbeing by providing a range of services including counselling, education, training and mediation.  We operate across the West

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Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Advocate – Independent Advocacy

Independent Advocacy is an organisation whose vision is to “Innovate ways to empower people to live fulfilling lives”. We operate four delivery hubs, one of which is our Advocacy and Influence Hub. This hub delivers issue based advocacy services as well as looking to influence change at both an individual, group and systems level.

We have

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Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Sessional Youth Workers – MAPA

Qualified Sessional Youth Workers – contracts till March 2021

5 hours per week (two evening sessions) with salary of £2,500-£3,000 p.a. (depending on qualifications held)

MAPA is a small but thriving charity rooted in its local community. We oversee and support the delivery of services at Meriden Adventure Playground to children, young people and families.

Would you like

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Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Legal update: Employment

The following update has been received from Sandy Adirondack, voluntary sector legal expert: www.sandy-a.co.uk.

To join the legal updates email list, contact legalupdate@sandy-a.co.uk.

Statutory redundancy pay, unfair dismissal and other awards

Annual changes to the statutory maximum “weekly pay” for calculating certain statutory entitlements, including statutory redundancy pay and basic compensation for unfair dismissal, take effect on 6 April each

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Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Legal update: VAT (2)

The following update has been received from Sandy Adirondack, voluntary sector legal expert: www.sandy-a.co.uk.

To join the legal updates email list, contact legalupdate@sandy-a.co.uk.

Making tax digital for VAT

New rules on “making tax digital” (MTD) for most VAT-registered organisations come into effect for VAT return periods starting on or after 1 April 2019, or on 1 October 2019 for organisations which have been

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Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Legal update: VAT

The following update has been received from Sandy Adirondack, voluntary sector legal expert: www.sandy-a.co.uk.

To join the legal updates email list, contact legalupdate@sandy-a.co.uk.

Very quick intro to VAT

VAT is an extraordinarily complex tax, but organisations which ignore it do so at their peril. Any organisation, including a charity, which does not register when it has to will face substantial

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