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Community Action Wirral - Monthly News Bulletin

A collection of third sector news articles and events from across Wirral.

April 2018
In this issue:

Call to the Action Exchange Network – Does Wirral’s not-for-profit sector need a regular network meeting?


Does this interest you?  Should we create this network? Please read below for more information. Once you have read below and if this network interests you, then please send your response to info@communityactionwirral.org.uk  Do you have any suggestions with regard to the agenda for the meeting? Would you attend these network events? Would you be ...

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Goodbye to the Hub – Hello to the Coffee Shop (and don’t forget the Bistro)


It is with regret that we will be saying goodbye to our lovely little Hub which was located behind the reception desk at the Lauries, but it is not all bad news as instead there will now be a fully functioning coffee shop and internet cafe. The Coffee Shop will be officially launched on the ...

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New trustees will now get a welcome pack from the Charity Commission


From Monday, every new trustee will receive a welcome pack on being a trustee from the Charity Commission, delegates at the Trustee Exchange conference heard yesterday.  – See more at: https://www.civilsociety.co.uk/news/charity-commission-to-produce-trustee-welcome-pack.html  

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Free risk management guide for charities published by the Institute of Risk Management (IRM)


Risk management is often viewed as a complex discipline – but we beg to differ and are here to offer practical information to help you manage risk within your organisation. Our Getting started leaflet and supplementary guidance demonstrated that risk management is something often undertaken intuitively, with a little structure this can be embedded into an organisation to ...

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Would you like to become Wirral Chamber of Commerce’s Charity of the Year?


In 2017-18, Wirral Chamber of Commerce had a very successful Charity of the Year partnership with Autism Together. Therefore, Wirral Chamber of Commerce are searching for their new Charity of the Year for 2018-19, to run from June 2018 to May 2019, inclusive. The new partnership would provide a local organisation with platform to talk ...

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Potential Changes to Community Transport Services


As a result of a recent legal case, the Department for Transport may need to change the regulations surrounding community transport providers. This is because there has been a challenge to whether community transport providers have an unfair advantage by needing less onerous permits than commercial providers. They are currently consulting on the changes they intend ...

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Support Worker (Female Only) – Savera UK


The post holder will work as part of Savera UK’s team, they will be Liverpool based, but will be required to work across the Merseyside and Cheshire areas. The Support Worker will work with BME individuals/families that have been referred to the service as a result of domestic abuse and provide the holistic support necessary. ...

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Chief Executive Officer with Wirral Mencap


We are seeking a highly driven and dynamic charity professional to lead a well-established local organisation that exists to advance equality for people with a learning disability. We are looking for a strategic thinker who has prior leadership/ management experience and sound financial management capability. The successful post holder will be responsible for delivering the ...

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Trustee Recruitment Workshop – Wednesday 16th May 2018 (10 am to 12:30 pm)


Are you new to the business of recruiting trustees for your organisation? This workshop is aimed at trustees, volunteers or staff members who would be involved in the process of recruiting new trustees to their organisation and would also be responsible for making sure that the new trustees have a robust induction process. This workshop ...

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A Free guide for charities to improve innovation


Flatpack Innovation is all about how you create the culture and conditions in your charity for new ideas to consistently flower, to allow you to help people faster. Download the guide by clicking here.

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Useful Resources

ProHelp Wirral

Do you need some legal, building, accounts expertise? Perhaps we can help with a little pro bono support. Click here to find out more.

Get a GRIPP

Organisations in the voluntary, community and faith sector, whether large or small, young or old, thriving or only just surviving, all have certain things in common: Governance, Resources, Information, Projects and People. It can be hard to find the time to stand back and take stock of where your organisation is at and think about the things that could help it do better in the future. If you’ve got 10 minutes we’d like to offer you a helping hand! Click here to find out how.
If you have an event coming up, would like to promote a service or want to mention an achievement, please contact info@communityactionwirral.org.uk
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