Lottery funding brings Living Well UK’s virtual wellbeing platform to life

As we begin to transition into the ‘new normal’, the West Midlands’ leading mental health consortium Living Well UK is warning that it is essential that access to key tools and resources for overall...

Why should I? To plan or not to plan for your end of life...

End of Life Doula shares her experiences on the outlook many have when it comes to talking about death, especially with the current situation of COVID-19.

Six short audio films about End of Life and Dying issues from the Muslim...

Nadia Khan, who is a Consultant in Palliative Care at John Taylor Hospice, has collaborated with BIMA (British Islamic Medical Association) to create a set of 6 short audio films talking about End of...

£2 million fund from The National Lottery to bring people together and boost community...

The £2 million fund coincides with research showing that nearly half of adults (45%) in the West Midlands say community spirit is strong in their local neighbourhood To mark The National Lottery’s 25th...

Think you can’t afford to build a strong brand?

Well now’s the time to think again! It’s the age-old conundrum – not-for-profits need a strong, compelling brand to help them stand out and raise the funds they need but spending money on developing that...

Why your charity’s property is so vital to Birmingham’s voluntary sector

It has never been a more challenging time to run a voluntary organisation. We are all being asked to do more with less, against a backdrop of rising rents, evictions, soaring demand and a...

5 great reasons to outsource your payroll!

With a trustworthy provider taking care of your payroll, you're less stressed and you have more time to focus on what you do best - running your business.

Cranfield Trust: celebrating 30 years of building successful charities

This year, we are celebrating our 30th anniversary as a charity, an important milestone in our history. It also coincides with a period of great change for Cranfield Trust, as we are in the...

How your website speed can seriously impact your visitor numbers

Written by: Dainius Stepulevicius, Web Developer at bvscwebdesign.org Did you know that your website speed has the biggest impact on your visitors? In some cases, they may actually leave before the website has even loaded. What...

5 reasons why audiobooks are amazing! Free audiobook membership opportunity in Birmingham

Whether it’s discovering a classic for the first time, or relaxing with an old favourite, reading can have a huge impact on our mental wellbeing. A 2018 Reading Agency study found that children who...