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All Learning, Skills and Employment

Stay Safe Online - Training session with staff support from Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People (GMCDP)

Learn cyber-safety basics and discover some simple steps you can take to stay safe online.

How long is it?
1 hour.

Who is it for?
Disabled people who are computer, smartphone or tablet users who are keen to learn how to keep themselves and their personal data safe when using the internet. Suitable for people across a range of levels. Beginner - Intermediate.

1 February, 2019 - 10:30 to 11:30
Google Digital Garage, 39-43 King Street, Manchester, M2 7AT
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Social Investment - Is it right for you?

Social investment is the use of repayable finance to achieve a social as well as a financial return and is seen as an alternative option explored by charities and social enterprises as a way of financing their work.

Investors will expect their money back but are also interested in the social impact created by the work that you are doing.

12 March, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Big Heart Skills - Media, PR & Podcasting

We are pleased to be collaborating for our third event with the Big Heart Skills Network!
This time we will be looking at getting your message across and exprloring a range of methods to give you clarity of communication, take the fear out of using a range of methods and tools, plus create cost effective ways to increase your profile.

13 March, 2019 - 11:00 to 15:00
Innospace Business Incubator, Chester Street, Manchester, M1 5GD
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Launch - Food Poverty Action Plan for Greater Manchester

4 March, 2019 - 12:30 to 15:00

Low incomes and high costs mean many people are struggling to put food on the table, and a healthy, balanced diet is even further from their reach. There are now over 170 food banks and other social food providers across Greater Manchester and it is time for a more coordinated approach to ensure no one goes hungry.

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Webinar - Financial Skills for Small Social Enterprises

This programme is funded by Santander UK plc and is managed and delivered by SEUK and CFG.

This programme aims to support smaller social enterprises, with a turnover of below £1m, who have a successful business model but may have capacity issues and a lack of financial resilience. The programme will help to enhance financial skills and knowledge which will enable your business to grow and be sustainable. 

25 January, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
Online - webinar

Gathering Stories

Stories stir the imagination and connect people and organisations to each other. They are a powerful tool to increase the profile of and engagement with your charity. 

If you would like to build on your existing skills and think about new ways to tell stories, this course is for you.

This course is aimed at anyone in a Manchester voluntary and community sector group who would like to increase their skills and use of storytelling in their work. This could mean telling the story of your service users, volunteers or your organisation.

Learning objectives

3 April, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Turn2us Training for frontline staff and volunteers

FREE Turn2us Training for frontline staff and volunteers in and around Manchester
Join us for a free workshop to learn how to use the Turn2us Benefits Calculator, Grants Search tool and website to support people who are struggling to get by financially.

Info:
Turn2us is a national charity providing practical help for people who are struggling financially.
Our free workshops are for staff and volunteers who are working with people who are struggling to get by and will teach attendees:

20 February, 2019 - 09:30 to 12:30
The Nowgen Centre, Manchester
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Complex Safeguarding Conference

28 February, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:00

The Manchester Safeguarding Board has organised a free day-long conference aimed at Front-line practitioners who work with adults and children in Manchester.

The conference will cover themes of:

  • Modern Day Slavery
  • Child Criminal Exploitation/Trapped
  • The Complex Safeguarding Hub (including ACT)
  • Adult Sexual Exploitation

Lunch included

To book please visit our training website:

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Complex Safeguarding Conference

28 February, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:00

The Manchester Safeguarding Board has organised a free day-long conference aimed at Front-line practitioners who work with adults and children in Manchester.

The conference will cover themes of:

  • Modern Day Slavery
  • Child Criminal Exploitation/Trapped
  • The Complex Safeguarding Hub (including ACT)
  • Adult Sexual Exploitation

Lunch included

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