Datawise London are piloting a new approach to improve organisational use of data leading to better shaped services to meet the needs of Londoners. Eight organisations will benchmark their organisational data maturity, identify key data goals and attend monthly sessions over an eight month period starting in September. If your organisation is interested in participating please submit an expression of interest by 5pm today.
The House of Lords Constitution Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the constitutional implications of Covid-19. They are currently calling for evidence on the implications of Covid-19 on the court system. The deadline for submissions is Thursday 20 August at 12 noon.
In this video, Michael Mapstone Director of International at CAF answers What does collaboration in the charity sector mean for you? What are some of the ways charities are collaborating? And what should be in place before finding a collaboration partner?
St Martins in the Field Frontline Network have created a new post-lockdown support needs survey. They want to know what systemic and practical barriers frontline workers are currently facing, to access accommodation for the people they support. As well as how frontline workers can best support individuals experiencing or at risk of homelessness, once lockdown measures are eased. Give your input here.
Has Covid-19 changed the way you use volunteers, are you seeing new needs for volunteers emerging or are you struggling to recruit or manage volunteers remotely? Pro Bono Community is looking to deploy its volunteer resources in the most effective way , let them know how volunteers could help your organisation.
The House of Lords Select Committee on Public Services is investigating issues around public service delivery during the pandemic, as well as opportunities for reform. They want to hear from anyone with experience or expertise of the issues under investigation - particularly those working for frontline services. Deadline for written evidence submissions: Monday 29 June 2020.
The Government has launched a consultation on HMRC powers to recover payments made under the Coronavirus Job Retention and Self-Employment Income Support schemes. The deadline for responding to the consultation is 12 June 2020.
The Clinical Legal Education Handbook, published by the University of London, is intended to act as a good practice guide and practical resource for those engaged in the design and delivery of clinical legal education programmes at university law schools.
Let UK Collaborative Plan for Pro Bono and LawWorks know that your Law Firm would like to get involved in pro bono work in this survey. The information will be shared with the UK Collaborative Plan for Pro Bono and LawWorks, so that both can let your firm's contact know of co-ordination efforts, potential project planning discussions or other events, initiatives etc. linked to pro bono work arising out of covid-19 issues.
Mental Health at Work's Frontline service offers round-the-clock one-to-one support by call or text by trained volunteers as well as resources, tips and ideas to look after key workers mental health. With four different streams of support, designed specifically to support the unique needs for frontline health, care, emergency and key workers.
This doctoral study from Northumbria University focuses on the barriers that survivors of gender-based violence experience to engaging with the justice system. The study will evaluate perceptions of access to justice for victims of gender-based violence and examine the role that organisations play in supporting their service users. Please participate in this study by completing this 15-minute questionnaire.
St-Martins-in-the-Fields charity has launched a VRF Emergency Fund. The fund is offering vital support people experiencing homelessness. Applications will be accepted from paid frontline workers who provide support to people experiencing homelessness or whose accommodation might be at risk, including prison in-reach workers or CAB advisers for example. Grants will be decided based off of current need detailed within the application form.
In response to COVID-19 and it's likely severe impact on vulnerable children and families, Nuffield Family Justice Observatory are sourcing knowledge, data and evidence to inform rapid decision-making necessary to protect vulnerable children across England and Wales. Please share your views and related experiences with them via email@example.com.
Digital Candle are offering one free hour of expert digital advice for charities. Book your call today for help with issues such as adapting to the challenges of remote working or how to set up Google Ad Grants.
LawWorks' volunteer solicitors are drafting guides in relation to generic legal issues that not-for-profit issues may be facing during COVID-19. If you would like to suggest a general question please contact the LawWorks NFPP team at firstname.lastname@example.org The guides will be added to their website shortly.
LawWorks are continuing to operate their not-for-profit services during this time. You can make an application on their website today if your organisation is in need of advice in relation to a legal issue (for example, employment, property, insurance, insolvency matters) or assistance with updating constitution/articles.
The Children's Society Crisis Support project, have put together a form to collect evidence from staff and volunteers involved in the provision of emergency financial support through this crisis. The aim is to enable workers to share the issues that are arising in real time - and make sure that these issues are heard quickly by decision makers, please participate here
Northumbria Law School is collecting data on the impact that COVID-19 has had on support services for those experiencing domestic abuse and other types of gender-based violence,this includes feedback on the response of the courts and support services that operate within the court system. Please take their 10 minute survey to share your experiences.
The Frontline Network are creating an 'Emergency Fund' to be accessed by Frontline workers who support people experiencing homelessness, who have been directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. They want to hear from frontline workers on what emerging areas they believe require immediate additional funding to support their work. Complete the 'Emergency Fund' Survey to give your views!
The Advice Services Alliance wants to gather your thoughts and experiences during this crisis in order to share good practice and to lobby for support for the sector. Please consider contributing to their short survey.