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Trustees will need to strike a balance between carrying out their charity’s purpose and safeguarding people as they reopen, the Chartered Governance Institute (ICSA) has said. ICSA has issued the advice as part of new guidance for charity trustees on how to reopen safely. The guidance outlines a series of practical steps and questions trustees will need to address while planning for the resume of their charity’s activities as lockdown is eased.
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This learning document shares inspirational activities, models and approaches of Covid Mutual Aid Groups in Central Manchester.
These groups have done an amazing job of harnessing the ‘neighbourliness’ that was and is still needed, to not only look out for those who have been most at risk but also build stronger communities.
Issues and concerns about returning to school or college have been turned into resource packs of teaching materials, resources for young people and parents. They are a mixture of information leaflets, short films, advice and guidance, signposting to social prescribing activities etc. There are three packs: primary, secondary and further education – all packs include SEND specific materials where available.
Residents from across Greater Manchester are invited to apply for fully funded training programmes designed to help individuals gain digital employment with companies in the city-region.
The free training programmes, which have been funded as part of the Fast Track Digital Workforce Fund to create inclusive opportunities into digital employment, are now open for candidate applications.
Manchester City Council is making changes to the way that social homes are allocated in Manchester.
The current Manchester Move system was introduced in 2011. Since then the demand for social homes has increased significantly while at the same time the number of social homes that have become available for new tenants has fallen considerably.
Alongside this, there has been a large rise in homelessness and it is very difficult for people in crisis to find homes.
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The aim of this research, conducted by Ipsos MORI, an independent market research organisation, on behalf of Manchester City Council, is to understand how employers in Manchester have been affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how the Council can help your organisation during the recovery.
George House Trust is delighted to announce that its Board of Trustees has appointed Darren Knight as Chief Executive Officer. Since 1985, the organisation has been providing support and advice services to people living with HIV in the North-West.
Unlocked Graduates are currently looking for host organisations for their 2021 prison officer work placements. Organisations will host a prison officer for two weeks to share best practice between the frontline and external organisations.
GM BAME Network, supported by GMCVO, have launched an emergency grants programme to support small (income under £10,000) GM BAME led VCSE organisations and communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Between July and December 2020 GM BAME Network will be giving out a total of £225,000 in grants.
The grants are funded by Comic Relief and the National Emergency Fund in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.