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Category: Resources

Measuring your social impact

15th January 2020

If you manage a charity or social enterprise you might be required to measure your impact or ‘social impact’ to satisfy your funders or stakeholders but doing so can also help the people that your organisation supports. Good Finance have launched an easy-to-follow video to help you think about how you can measure social impact … Read more

A charity guide to getting your story into the media by MediaTrust

9th January 2020

MediaTrust have put together a short guide to help you get noticed (in the right way!) by the media and talks about how you can tell your story. The guide provides top tips and best practice advice on interacting with the media from three different perspectives: the communications trainer, the equality charity and the media. … Read more

Building an inclusive economy through community business: the role of social capital and agency in community business formation in deprived communities

18th December 2019

The Centre for Local Economic Strategies’ latest report ‘Building an inclusive economy through community business: the role of social capital and agency in community business formation in deprived communities’ , funded by Power to Change, takes a comparative look at the social capital and agency needed to make community business flourish. The report surveys key stakeholders … Read more

Mobiloo – attended mobile toilet service with hoist and changing bench

18th December 2019

Mobiloo is the ‘world’s first mobile toilet service with hoist and changing bench’ (includes a friendly attendant!). It’s available at events and venues across the country – from football matches to festivals and museums! Having a Mobiloo at a venue or event means events are more accessible to everyone. The Mobiloo website also offers a … Read more

Small business guide to HR from Peninsula HR

16th December 2019

SmallBusiness.co.uk has partnered with award winning HR and Health and Safety outsourcing specialists, Peninsula HR, to bring you ‘The Small Business guide to HR’ for free. This e-book will take you through the essentials you need to grow and maintain your business including recruitment, employment contracts, parental leave, and managing employee conduct. It’s suitable for … Read more

Data protection web hub for SMEs from the ICO

13th December 2019

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have launched a data protection web hub for small and medium sized enterprises. The hub includes free advice and information about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and offers a range of tools and checklists to make sure you keep your organisation compliant. Find out more and visit the hub Read more

Hundreds of FREE business factsheets available from the Growth Hub

21st November 2019

The Heart of the South West Growth Hub have licenced access to thousands of practical, factual and digestible reports, guides, factsheets and reference resources for businesses including: Detailed start up guides for over 600 small business trades, sectors and professions Easy to understand details of over 400 acts, regulations and local trading licenses governing small … Read more

FREE marketing consultancy from Agency for Good

19th November 2019

Agency for Good are a Yorkshire-based marketing agency with a social purpose and as part of this they are offering charities, social enterprise and other social purpose organisations 6 hours of free marketing consultancy to help you focus and streamline your marketing activities. Agency for Good specialise in working with start ups and social purpose … Read more

FREE mental health toolkit for small to medium-sized businesses and sole traders

14th November 2019

How’s Business, the growth hub for York, North Yorkshire and East Riding have put together a free, online mental health toolkit. The toolkit will help you learn how to encourage a positive wellbeing culture within your workplace, how to identify problems, what to do about issues when they arise, and where to go for further … Read more

Constitutions and governance – information resource

7th November 2019

Parks Community UK supports Friends’ groups across the country to feel better equipped and more confident in their active involvement with their local park. As part of their website they have put together an collection of useful information about constitutions and governance which relates to all sectors (not just those with a focus on parks). … Read more