‘The elephant in our care system’ @roper_adrian blog on the care economy in #wales #socialcare

To read the original post and to sign up to Adrian’s blog visit: https://adrianroper.blog/2018/05/16/the-elephant-in-our-care-system/ Any time now the Welsh Government is going to publish its strategic plan for health and social care. They rightly deferred the task until they’d had time to reflect on the recent Welsh Parliamentary Review, and on the responses submitted.  Before theContinue reading “‘The elephant in our care system’ @roper_adrian blog on the care economy in #wales #socialcare”

‘Meet your Social Investor’ events – June 2018, book now to avoid disappointment @socialbizwales #thirdsector #funding #wales

Social Business Wales are holding their annual ‘Meet your social investor’ events again this year. If you are a third sector organisation, a co-operative, an employee owned business or a social business this gives you an opportunity to explore funding options. This is your chance to explore a mixture of funding options from debt orContinue reading “‘Meet your Social Investor’ events – June 2018, book now to avoid disappointment @socialbizwales #thirdsector #funding #wales”

Has your charity used evidence to improve the way you work? @WalesCVA @A4UEvidence

(Originally posted on the WCVA website:) The Alliance for Useful Evidence is a network that champions smart evidence use in policy and practice across the UK and beyond. The Alliance are currently writing a report to showcase how charities use evidence in their work – such as analysing existing datasets like Understanding Society to identify need, or learning from actionContinue reading “Has your charity used evidence to improve the way you work? @WalesCVA @A4UEvidence”

Introduction to Tendering for Social Businesses @socialbizwales event in #northWales

Social Business Wales are holding a session to help Social Businesses & third sector organisations access tender opportunities. This is being held on Monday 21st May 2018 1pm – 4.30pm in Glasdir, Llanwrst. More information can be found below: An introduction to tendering for social businesses In 2015-16, Welsh public bodies spent approximately £6 billionContinue reading “Introduction to Tendering for Social Businesses @socialbizwales event in #northWales”

Launch of Working Together: Trade Union and Co-operative Innovations for Precarious Work 20.03.2018 #events #wales #coop

Launch of  Working Together: Trade Union and Co-operative Innovations for Precarious Work 20th March 2018, 12-16.30 in the Main Hall at the Urdd, Cardiff. Two years ago we published a report on the scope for freelancers to come together through co-operatives, Not Alone, pointing to successful models around the world. Following the Taylor Review onContinue reading “Launch of Working Together: Trade Union and Co-operative Innovations for Precarious Work 20.03.2018 #events #wales #coop”

Join the Conversation: The Future of Regional Development Funding Post Brexit – book now. @WalesCVA #thirdsector #wales #Brexit

Join the Conversation: The Future of Regional Development Funding Post Brexit. Wales has received significant investment from the EU Structural Funds. It’s helped us support people into work, encouraged business growth and funded world leading research, but it’s not without its faults. UK Government has set out its intention to develop a successor fund –Continue reading “Join the Conversation: The Future of Regional Development Funding Post Brexit – book now. @WalesCVA #thirdsector #wales #Brexit”

Nesta launches 2nd round of ‘Innovate to Save’ fund @YLabWales #funding #I2SWales #thirdsector #Wales

Taken from Nesta’ s blog dated 20th February 2018, link to original post below: For the last eight months, we’ve been working with a group of organisations in Wales that chose to explore how they might deliver their services better and, crucially, cheaper. You can read about their projects here. Those eight formed the first cohortContinue reading “Nesta launches 2nd round of ‘Innovate to Save’ fund @YLabWales #funding #I2SWales #thirdsector #Wales”

Workshops announced at #Gofod3, register now 08.03.18, Cardiff @WalesCVA #thirdsector #WCVA

An exciting and busy schedule has been announced for the WCVA’s Gofod3 event due to be held on 8th March 2018 at Cardiff City Stadium. It includes speakers, masterclasses, panel debates and workshops. gofod3 is an event organised by WCVA, in collaboration with the third sector in Wales. Unlike any other event in Wales, thisContinue reading “Workshops announced at #Gofod3, register now 08.03.18, Cardiff @WalesCVA #thirdsector #WCVA”

What about Wales? The implications of Brexit on Wales event 20.03.18, London @WIfPP #brexit #wales #event

What about Wales? The Implications of Brexit for Wales Tuesday 20th March 2018, 18:00 – 21:00 St Matthew’s House and Conference Centre, 20 Great Peter Street, London, SW1P 2BU The issue of the UK’s exit from the European Union is rightly dominating discussions of politics and policy in Westminster. However, fundamental questions also remain for theContinue reading “What about Wales? The implications of Brexit on Wales event 20.03.18, London @WIfPP #brexit #wales #event”

Third Sector Support engagement events announced March 2018 #volunteering #thirdsector #wales #networking #events @WalesCVA

Your chance to hear about the latest developments in Volunteering The next round of engagement events from Third Sector Support Wales will focus on volunteering. Find out all about the latest developments in volunteering and the brand new digital platform. The events are an opportunity to: find out more about new digital developments. hear updatesContinue reading “Third Sector Support engagement events announced March 2018 #volunteering #thirdsector #wales #networking #events @WalesCVA”