As public sector funding cuts begin to bite, it is vital that their impact on the voluntary sector and the people it works with is understood. Voluntary Sector Cuts is a new collaborative project which maps intelligence about voluntary groups experiencing reductions in public sector funding.
The fastest growing social businesses in the UK are taking the brave step of revealing just how much profit they are making in this year's £25,000 RBS SE100 Index.
The index now in its second year, charts the fortunes of both the fastest growing social enterprises and those doing the most to prove their social impact. Last year more than 350 enterprises signed up.
Stake your claim in the RBS SE100 Index and get a share of £25k!
Social enterprise might sound good but how do we prove it really has the goods?
The RBS SE100 Index is gathering the facts and figures about social businesses, charting both growth and social impact to put stats behind great stories of social businesses delivering positive economic change across the UK.
South Sefton Development Trust, in partnership with Bootstrap Enterprises, is now offering a straightforward route to gaining the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Certificate and Diploma in Business Support Level 5 and 6.
The qualifications are recognised by SFEDI (the standard-setting body for business support), accredited by CMI and widely regarded as the best practice route to gaining a nationally recognised lifetime qualification in business advice.
Low Carbon Liverpool invites you to the launch of its report, 'Building the Low Carbon Economy on Merseyside: Future proofing the city for future climate and fuel price uncertainty' which will be taking place on Thursday 17th February 2011 from 9am-1pm at Blackburne House, Blackburne Place, Liverpool, L8 7PE.
The report is the result of an ESRC-funded Knowledge Exchange Partnership between the University of Liverpool, Liverpool Vision, Liverpool Chamber of Commerce, and Groundwork Merseyside. It examines:
The Social Enterprise Coalition is in a busy period and requires a Membership Sales Manager. The post is a fixed term contract post until the end of March 2011 with strong preference for an immediate start.
The Social Enterprise Coalition is the UK's national body for social enterprises and represents a wide range of social enterprises, regional and national support networks and other related organisations.
Purpose of Post
The Social Enterprise Coalition is in a busy period and requires a Programme Manager (preferably full time) until the end of April 2011.
The Social Enterprise Coalition is the UK's national body for social enterprise and represents a wide range of social enterprises, regional and national support networks and other related organisations.
Purpose of Post
Knowsley CVS are hosting 'Leading the Way', a new event designed to explore what opportunities are around for civil society organisations and what is needed to exploit them. 'Leading the Way' will take place on Wednesday 2nd February 2011 from 10am-4pm at Huyton Civic Suite, Civic Way (off Poplar Bank), Huyton, L36 9GD.
Red Dot are staging a series of free to attend training workshops offering an introduction to multi-media for disabled people.
- Monday 7th February- Designing a Poster
- Tuesday 8th February- Creating a Photography Montage
- Wednesday 9th February- Designing a Digital Photography Album
- Thursday 10th February- Designing/Printing Your Own T-Shirt
All workshops run from 10.30am-1.30pm.
As part of Poverty and Homeless Action Week, Nugent Care in collaboration with Merseyside and Region Church Action on Poverty will be hosting a Poverty and Homeless Action Conference on 4th February 2011 from 2pm-4pm at the Friends Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BT.
'The Government have recently announced the toughest local government finance settlement in living memory.
In Merseyside, significant cuts to public spending will have a massive impact, since the region has about 40% of employees working in the public sector.