Reforming charitable tax reliefs

Everyone has an interest in the health of our society, and charities are vital to it. So, we want people to make their voices heard—it could be another 20 years before they get the chance again.

Social Enterprise City – survey reveals important new trends in the sector

The latest baseline survey of social enterprise activity in the city conducted on behalf of the Birmingham Social Enterprise City steering group during February-May 2019 and published July 2019 gives us a much more detailed...

Asset-based community participation: A new way of volunteering

From improvement of skills to the positive feeling gained when giving back to the community, there are clearly a range of more abstract motivations which appeal to the volunteer.

BVSC joins forces with over 85 civil society organisations to express concerns about no-deal

Together with organisations from across the devolved nations, as well as a breadth of English regions, the group has called on the Prime Minister to urgently engage with a range of concerns about leaving the EU without a deal on the 31st October.

Being happy, fulfilled and passionate in the workplace

Transformation Life Coaching (TLC) offers a safe, confidential space where we can examine our professional ambitions, frustrations, successes, mistakes and well being. And in the charity sector, checking in with ourselves is extra important. 

Charities in Crisis: Is The Tide Turning?

Like many involved in the delivery of public services, those of us who lead charitable organisations are well aware of the impact that austerity measures have had on our ability to help those who...

How to create an ideal CV and use it to supercharge your job hunt

By Fidelis Navas: Founder and MD, Gamma Talent: Responsible Recruitment for the Third Sector www.gammatalent.com Getting the CV updated. Remembering the names of strategic partner organisations who no longer exist. Recalling old job titles. Googling different...

Perseverance, leadership and washing pots

By Rob Legge - third sector coach, trainer and consultant // www.robleggeconsulting.co.uk I was made redundant in February 2013 at the age of 55.  I had always wanted to start my own business and with the...

Life lessons from an experienced gardener

Its amazing what we can learn from others and how we can implement those ideas and tips in our own lives.

7 great reasons to bring your training in-house

By Rob Legge – third sector coach, trainer and consultant // www.robleggeconsulting.co.uk In his latest blog Third Sector trainer and coach Rob Legge suggests that organisations should consider the option of in-house training for developing their...