Free Business Support Opportunities – The KRISP Project

The Keele Research and Innovation Support Programme has been designed to support businesses that are thinking about, or are currently in the process of, developing a new product, process or service. By providing dedicated human resource and academic expertise, the Keele Research and Innovation Support Programme delivers the expertise, focus and procedure that will help your business innovate and grow. …

Keeping Your Finances In Check 2017 – Charity Commission News

In issue 56 of Charity Commission News The Charity Commission has included the following really useful guidance on financial matters for Trustees. Trustees have a legal duty to look after their charity’s money and other assets. They need to understand and keep track of their charity’s income and spending to spot any issues as early as possible to prevent them …

Message From Matthew Ellis, Police & Crime Commissioner For Staffordshire

Consultation – Safer, Fairer, United Communities Strategy 2016 – 2020 “I would be grateful for your views and comments on the draft Safer, Fairer, United Communities Strategy 2016 – 2020 (Police and Crime Plan Working Copy 2017). It builds on the first strategy I published in 2013. This refreshed strategy focuses on the same four priorities of intervening early, supporting …

We Are CFG’s Organisation Of The Month

   We are absolutely delighted and honoured to have been named ‘Organisation of the Month’ by Charity Finance Group in their latest newsletter. “Why did you join CFG? Our current Finance Director moved into the charity sector and was looking for a source of reliable information, to support her in her new role. In addition, as a provider of Community Accountancy …

Celebrating Great Women Of Staffordshire

International Women’s Day Chief Constable Jane Sawyers from Staffordshire Police will be taking guests behind the scenes of her remarkable career journey, leading the debate ‘Be Bold For Change’ with special guests. Tuesday 7th March 2017 at 5:30pm. Science Centre, Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke on Trent. To book your place email public@staffs.ac.uk or call 01782 295860

Healthwatch Staffordshire News – Experience Exchange

Healthwatch Staffordshire needs your help! Have you accessed any health or social care services during January – February 2017 such as attending a GP Appointment, or visiting your local hospital, dentist or pharmacy? If so Healthwatch Staffordshire would really appreciate it if you could share any new experiences you may have had. As you know, Healthwatch Staffordshire needs to collect …

Coalfields Community Investment Programme – Funding Support and Practical Help: Updated Information

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust has relaunched the Coalfields Community Investment Programme providing funding up to £10,000 and practical help to organisations/groups operating in the former coalfield areas in England. The Coalfields Community Investment Programme – Funding Support is a £500,000 fund created to support activities that tackle some of the key challenges that still remain in coalfield communities. Funding of …

Ambassadors Needed – Healthwatch Staffordshire

Every health and care system in England has produced a Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) showing how local services will become sustainable by 2020/21. The plans set out how health outcomes will be improved, how care and quality will be improved and how the health and care systems can be made financially sustainable. Local health and care systems came together …

Healthwatch Staffordshire Newsletter Jan-Feb 2017

Read what we at Healthwatch Staffordshire have been doing these last few weeks from the January/February newsletter. Included in this issue: engagement activities updates, volunteer recruitments, surveys and much more. You can view the latest edition of the Healthwatch Staffordshire Newsletter here: HWS_Newsletter_Jan_Feb_2017