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Category: Resources

Tips for effective story telling

19th February 2021

Tips for effective storytelling is part of a blog series from the School for Social Entrepreneurs which features experts and influencers to support learning. This post features tips from Helen Mincher that you can apply to any type of storytelling to make it as engaging and effective as possible.   Read more

Active @ Home from Disability Rights UK

5th February 2021

The Get Yourself Active team at Disability Rights UK has launched a new section of their website which collates resources to support disabled people and people with long term health conditions to be active at home. Active @ Home brings together resources from their partner organisations as well as self produced videos which are also … Read more

Micro Provider & Self Employed Care Professionals

21st January 2021

NACAS has teamed up with Community Catalysts to offer free support to anyone thinking about becoming a  self employed care worker, and will include guidance such as the correct company model for you, advice on whether you need to registered with a care regulator and setting your rates. NACAS offers self employed care workers free resources such … Read more

Good Neighbour Scheme in Central Bedfordshire

6th January 2021

Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity supports Good Neighbour Schemes across Central Bedfordshire. Good Neighbour Schemes (sometimes known as village care schemes) are set up and run by local residents who offer help and support to fellow residents of their town or village. All volunteers are insured and DBS checked. Most help is free, unless expenses such as … Read more

Useful resource for voluntary and community organisations and social enterprises in Central Beds

16th November 2020

Central Bedfordshire CVS offer advice on planning, starting, running, funding and improving organisations. They are a useful resource for trustees, staff and volunteers and offer workshop sessions about safeguarding and funding. Find out more here Read more

DBS information for North Yorkshire

16th November 2020

North Yorkshire County Council provide information about types of DBS checks and can process DBS checks. You can find the information here https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/apply-employment-check Read more

Digital marketing tools and tips

10th November 2020

Action Coach provides Business Tools for Success which can be found here https://actioncoach.co.uk/coaches/ros-jones/downloads/ and includes Digital Marketing tools and Tips which can be downloaded for free. Read more

Free templates from Yorkshire Powerhouse

4th November 2020

The Yorkshire Powerhouse has free templates for Marketing, Business Plans and many more. You can find their website here: https://yorkshirepowerhouse.com/downloads-start-idea/   Read more

Free business support in North Yorkshire

30th October 2020

The York & North Yorkshire Growth Hub offers free business support, events, news and other opportunities. Such as this free webinar for micro-providers Free webinar: How micro and small business leaders can be key to economic recovery Read more

Access to Work Mental Health Support Service

10th July 2020

Funded by the Department for Work and Pensions, Remploy run a confidential service for any employees with depression, anxiety, stress or other mental health issues affecting their work. Call the service 0300 456 8114 or email at a2wmhss@remploy.co.uk Find out more here Read more