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Brexit and the voluntary sector

Published date: 
Wednesday, 2nd October 2019
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There is a great deal of uncertainty around Brexit and the UK's relationship with the EU. With much left to be decided, it is essential that charities and volunteer-involving organisations are putting in place plans that allow you to adapt to any Brexit scenario.

To help with this, NCVO has published new guidance with practical steps your team can take to prepare for a possible no-deal outcome. It covers:

How can the VCSE meet GM Good Employment Charter standards?

Published date: 
Wednesday, 2nd October 2019
Good employment partners

If you get, or hope to get public sector contacts or grants from GM, GM local authorities or the NHS, then you will need to show that you either meet or are working towards the GM Good Employment Charter standards. 

This workshop is designed to help you find out more about the Charter, explore how your employment practices fit with the standards, establish what difficulties you may have and discuss what support you may need to meet the standards.

Find out more and book your place.

Partnership Engagement Network Conference

Published date: 
Tuesday, 1st October 2019
Partnership Engagement Network Conference

Would you like to hear about and contribute to the development of local services in Tameside and Glossop?

Tameside Council, Tameside and Glossop Clinical Commissioning Group and Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust are committed to working in partnership with the public, stakeholders, partners and organisations in the voluntary, community and faith sectors.

Ensuring that the public voice and opinion is at the heart of the public sector is key to designing approaches and strategies that meet the needs of our communities.

GamCare: Women and Gambling Programme

Published date: 
Monday, 30th September 2019
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GamCare is a national provider of free information, advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling. 

From April 2013-2018 its National Gambling Helpline has seen an increase in women callers:

  • 68% increase of women who are gamblers; 
  • 72% increase of women who are affected others.

Using GamCare and Gambling Commission data, it estimates only 1% of women who experience gambling related harm contact the National Gambling Helpline.

The Big Alcohol Conversation

Published date: 
Monday, 30th September 2019
The Big Alcohol Conversation

Hear key findings from the Big Alcohol Conversation. Collaborate with partners from across Greater Manchester to recommend future actions.

About this Event

Thank you for taking part in the Big Alcohol Conversation – Greater Manchester’s biggest ever engagement around alcohol. 

Over 7,000 people had their say on the role of alcohol in their communities. We heard a wide range of benefits and harms, with a clear call for more to be done to tackle the negative impacts and many different ideas put forward for how we could do things differently when it comes to alcohol.

The Manchester Open Exhibition 2020

Published date: 
Monday, 30th September 2019
everyone ones an artist

The Manchester Open Exhibition 2020 – Enter your art now! #EveryonesAnArtist

At HOME, they believe that everyone’s an Artist, or has the potential to become an Artist! That’s why they’re inviting you to enter your artwork to the Manchester Open Exhibition – a major art show celebrating the creative talent of Greater Manchester!

From January to March 2020, the HOME Gallery walls will be filled with work from 500+ Greater Manchester residents, selected by a panel consisting of art experts and community representatives.

Northern Care Alliance NHS - Annual Members & Public Meeting

Published date: 
Friday, 20th September 2019

Annual Members & Public Meeting

We are delighted to invite you to our Joint Annual Members & Public Meeting (Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust) to celebrate a fantastic year for the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group.

Chief Executive Raj Jain and our Board of Directors will be joined by our Governors, staff members and volunteers to talk to you about this year’s activities, our achievements, our plans for the future and our challenges.

Rochdale - Adult Safeguarding Awareness Week

Published date: 
Friday, 20th September 2019

Adult Safeguarding Awareness Week

This year the Safeguarding Adults Board (RBSAB) will be supporting Adult Safeguarding Awareness Week (18th – 24th November). This is an opportunity to raise awareness of a variety of aspects of safeguarding, in particular Modern Slavery, Self Neglect, Domestic Abuse, Transforming Care and Safeguarding adults in sport and activities.

That Counts!

Published date: 
Friday, 20th September 2019

That Counts!

 

That Counts! social media campaign has been launched inspiring us all to move more. If you aren’t already, you can follow the social media accounts @ThatCountsGM on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and use #ThatCounts.

The website www.thatcounts.co.uk is also live, where you can find the new Activity Finder, totally powered by open data.