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Partnership project helps community enterprises and disabled people get active together

11th May 2021

Disability Rights UK (DR UK) and Community Catalysts have partnered together to help more grassroots, smaller community enterprises benefit from Sport England’s Tackling Inequalities Fund. The Fund aims to reduce the negative impacts of Covid-19 by supporting more disabled people and people with long-term health conditions to get involved in sport and physical activity, thereby reducing inequalities. … Read more

COVID-19: supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults

11th May 2021

The Government have updated their guidance for care staff who are supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read the guidance here This has now been updated to reflect easing of some COVID-19 restrictions from 12 April. Read more

Free local support for your community enterprise in/around Ryedale

5th May 2021

If you’re based in or around Ryedale, you can get free tailored support and mentoring to help you set up your own community enterprise, small organisation or group offering care and support to others. Your local Community Catalyst and mentor, Kathy Peacock, can help you to: Work for yourself Work locally Choose your own hours … Read more

Free local support for your community enterprise in Oxfordshire

26th April 2021

If you’re based in Oxfordshire, you can get free tailored support and mentoring to help you set up your own community enterprise, small organisation or group offering care and support to others. Your local Community Catalyst and mentor, Anita Wingad can help you to: Work for yourself Work locally Choose your own hours Think about … Read more

COVID-19: what to do if you’re self-employed and getting less work or no work

19th April 2021

Guidance for people who are self-employed and getting less work or no work because of coronavirus (COVID-19). Coronavirus (COVID-19): what to do if you’re self-employed and getting less work or no work Read more

Supporting people with everyday technology

19th April 2021

Skills For Care have a set of webinars and videos available to watch online to help you provide support to others with everyday technology use. Using technology is now as much a part of life as any other aspect of life that someone might need support with. This means social care workers and volunteers need … Read more

Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)

16th April 2021

Below are links to the Government guidance on the Self Employment Income Support Scheme: Claim a grant through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Check if you can claim a grant through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme How your trading conditions affect your eligibility for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme How HMRC works out trading profits … Read more

Better Broadband for Rural Businesses

13th April 2021

The government has launched a scheme to provide vouchers of up to £3,500 to businesses in rural locations to fund the installation of high-speed broadband. Find out more here. Read more

A new CEO for Community Catalysts

13th April 2021

Small Good Stuff is part of the wider Community Catalysts family and we’re all passionate about helping local people to help and care for other local people.  The Board of Community Catalysts is delighted to announce the appointment of Pip Cannons as our next CEO, taking over from our founder Sian Lockwood who is retiring … Read more

Opportunities to Network – FSB

8th April 2021

FSB are running free online regional networking opportunities for small businesses. You do not need to be an FSB member to attend these events. Sign up for an event in your area here. Read more