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News

Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion 2013

14 January 2014

The previous report was previewed at the VSNW Annual Conference 2012. This latest research shows that more people in working families were in poverty than workless families

The Difference it Makes: Putting Human Rights at the Heart of Health and Social Care

14 January 2014

A new report by the British Institute of Human Rights shows how human rights can work in practice

Concessions made to the Lobbying Bill

14 January 2014

The government has announced a number of amendments to the Lobbying Bill currently at the Report stage in the House of Lords. However, many VCS organisations feel that these do not go far enough to allay their concerns

Research: High pay in charities

14 January 2014

Following the recent publicity about salaries for charity executives, new research from the Third Sector Research Centre has found that high salaries are the exception rather than the rule in the charitable sector.

BBC Community Doorway Programme

9 January 2014

The BBC’s Community Doorway programme is where charities and community organisations can apply to access the skills and expertise of BBC staff volunteers to help deliver a one-off project

Latest on the Lobbying Bill

9 January 2014

 Progress has been made but there are still concerns...

No longer the twain: fiscal prudence and austerity

6 January 2014

George Osborne today committed to fund tax cuts through increasing spending cuts. As austerity is now no longer the only objective, what kind of state and economic growth do we want?  

VSNW Christmas and New Year office hours

19 December 2013

The VSNW office will be closed over the Christmas and New Year period

Knowsley Third Sector Consortium seeking new directors

19 December 2013
Knowsley’s groundbreaking Third Sector Consortium, doing business as Forward Together, is seeking nominations for directors for their first official board

Presentations now available from 'Thriving Places' - the VSNW Conference and AGM 2013

11 December 2013

Thanks to all the speakers and delegates who attended our conference on 14th November. The presentations from the day are now available.

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Featured News

28 July 2014

Big Society Network - VSNW raised concerns about the use of Lottery funding

VSNW welcomes the investigations into the use of Lottery funding for Big Society Network projects and asks the sector to support this

21 July 2014

VSNW welcomes new BLF funding to open doors to Europe

The Big Lottery Fund will be making £630,000 available in programme development funding for voluntary organisations across England to raise awareness of the funding opportunities available through the European Social Fund (ESF)

21 July 2014

Promoting Use of Grants to CCG's - call for case studies

Regional Voices is working with NHS England on a bite-sized guide to grants for Clinicial Commissioning Groups

8 July 2014

'A Day in the Life' work shadow scheme 2014

'A Day in the Life' is a free work shadowing initiative that provides a unique opportunity for staff in government and voluntary organisations to step into each other's shoes for a day and learn about how the other sector operates

8 July 2014

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Compact Awards

The Compact Awards highlight outstanding examples of partnership work between voluntary and community organisations and the statutory sector and recognise achievement as a result of the Compact way of working.

Contact Us

Voluntary Sector North West
St. Thomas Centre
Ardwick Green North
Manchester
M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
Fax: 0161 276 9301
Email: info@vsnw.org.uk