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Briefings and Publications

Policy Brief: Changes to UK Election Rules and System

27 Mar 2024 - 16:55

The implementation of the Elections Act in the United Kingdom signifies a momentous...

LCO's and the VCSE in Greater Manchester 2018

17 Jan 2019 - 16:05

Darren Knight, Chief Executive of Bolton CVS has conducted some research, on behalf of Greater Manchester VCSE...

Greater Manchester Safeguarding Partnership Annual Report 2013/14

8 Apr 2014 - 10:40

This report highlights just some of the work achieved over the past 12 months to support the development of robust...

Understanding Social Value: A guide for local Compacts and the voluntary sector

25 Mar 2014 - 16:03

Compact Voice has published a new guide, which provides an easy-to-understand overview of social value and the...

Manchester Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

4 Dec 2013 - 15:17

The Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) analyses the health needs of populations to inform and guide...

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment Agreement between Manchester Health and Wellbeing Board and the Voluntary and Community Sector

10 Sep 2013 - 12:19

The Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) analyses the health needs of populations to inform and guide...

The Greater Manchester Poverty Commission Evidence report and Recommendations report

21 Jun 2013 - 11:26

The Greater Manchester Poverty Commission has published its findings and calls for special measures which will...

State of the Voluntary Sector 2013

10 May 2013 - 16:23

A report on the social and economic impact of voluntary organisations, community groups, social enterprises and the...

‘Can You See Me?’ - Teenage relationship abuse campaign

27 Mar 2013 - 16:40

 Women’s Aid Federation have launched a new educational resource
The resource, which has been...

Safeguarding Children with a Disability

25 Jan 2013 - 15:00

 Dear Colleagues,

You will have seen recent briefings encouraging organisations to attend training on...

Sexting research - safeguarding

25 Jan 2013 - 14:43

Ground breaking research on the phenomenon of "sexting" which will be of interest to any group working with children...

CRB Changes from September 2012

24 Jan 2013 - 11:31

 This voluntary sector briefing paper is aimed at managers who are responsible for safe staffing within voluntary...

Spot the signs - working with child sexual exploitation

21 Jan 2013 - 16:44

New advice for parents, professionals and young people on the signs of sexual exploitation and how to keep safe


NSPCC Helpline Campaign

21 Jan 2013 - 11:33

The NSPCC have launched a campaign to encourage members of the public not to wait before taking action if they have...

Policy Briefing - The Living Wage and Local Authorities from LGiU

17 Jan 2013 - 16:37

Local Government Information Unit have produced a briefing on the Living Wage and how it relates to local government...

Key Facts about the future of the NHS in Manchester Event Report

15 Nov 2012 - 10:21

In co‐production with Macc and Manchester Local Involvement Network, the event was an opportunity for people to:...

CHIP Report

3 Oct 2012 - 15:12


The Manchester Compact

11 Sep 2012 - 14:09

The Compact is an agreed framework within which statutory, voluntary and community organisations may work together....

The Manchester Way Manchester’s Community Strategy 2006 – 2015

11 Sep 2012 - 14:12

The Manchester Way is the Manchester Partnerships Sustainable Community Strategy. It is delivered through actions...

Manchester’s State of the City Report 2011/2012

11 Sep 2012 - 14:13

This State of the City Report tell the story of the city through statistics and indicators, supplemented by case...