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Sad news about Cllr. Kieran Quinn

Our sector has lost a friend. We are very sorry and sad to hear of the loss of Kieran Quinn, who died unexpectedly over Christmas.

Guide on trustee liabilities

A new Governance Hub publication provides guidance on assessing and minimising the risks associated with trustee liabilities.
Reducing the Risks - A Guide to Trustee Liabilities:

Tax on Lottery tickets should meet cost of Olympics

The Treasury should forgo its 12 per cent tax on the Lottery and redirect this to meet the increased costs of the Olympics, according to NCVO.

Succession funding toolkit

The Readiness Assessment Tool, originally produced in 2005 for Government Office London to help projects to manage an effective succession or exit strategy when Europe

Charities Act timetable

The provisional timetable for the implemetation of the Charities Act 2006 (click here for detailed summary) has been published by the Office of the Third Sector.

Report says new fund is needed to offset SRB wind-down

Measures to help community organisations deal with the end of the Single Regeneration Budget (SRB) and avert a funding crisis may have come too late, a Government adviser has warned.

New edition of GMCVO Health and Social Care E-Bulletin now available

The latest issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care E-Bulletin now available to view via the attachment below.

University of Manchester Inclusive Growth Analysis Unit (IGAU) update

Latest news from the University of Manchester Inclusive Growth Analysis Unit (IGAU):

2018 Stephen Lloyd Awards – now open

The 2018 Stephen Lloyd Awards are now open for applications.

Some personal perspectives from GM leaders

An initiative pulling together a community of leaders from across all sectors of GM, Leading GM is part of a programme of activities geared to supporting GM leaders to achieve their

Vacancy: Project Officer - Employer engagement (Ambition for Ageing)

Ambition for Ageing is a Big Lottery Fund funded programme that seeks to build age friendly communities in order to reduce social isolation.

Voices of Survivors - please complete online questionnaire

Voices of Survivors: Hearing Women for Change (VOS) is a partnership between Manchester Action on Street Health (MASH), Manchester Rape Crisis and Trafford Rape Crisis; working closely with Manches

Highlights from #GMOPNTransport event