Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity

UK Coaching usually charge £18 but now offering for free until 31 August 2020. Gain the confidence to be able to support people experiencing mental health problems, and help them to thrive inside and outside of your sessions.

The four modules will increase your knowledge and understanding of mental health, providing you with the practical skills and strategies to be able to:

  • build people’s resilience, self-esteem and confidence
  • adapt your sessions to make them more inclusive
  • enable and support mental health recovery, and
  • tackle stigma and discrimination.

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Investors in Community

Investors in Community – A platform to engage, choose, fulfil, manage and promote your Corporate Social Responsibility activities.

Key Features:

  • Earn Community Credits
  • Choice Of Uk Wide Projects
  • Reduce Internal Costs
  • Manage Your Donations
  • Easy To Use Platform
  • No Cost For Good Causes

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Digital Boost launch

The Covid-19 crisis has presented many challenges for small businesses and charities, particularly in building digital capability. In response, Digital Boost has been created to provide much-needed digital support for small businesses and charities. The platform will host a community of digital experts, who will offer one-to-one digital support to small businesses and charities free of charge to help them improve their digital capability to grow and prosper.

The platform is owned by Founders4Schools and was built in partnership with BCG Digital Ventures, and aims to close the gap between digitally high and low-tech organisations. 

To find out more, please click here for the Digital Boost website.

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McKinsey 7-S Framework: Making Every Part of Your Organisation Work in Harmony

Models of organisational effectiveness go in and out of fashion, but the McKinsey 7-S framework has stood the test of time.

The model was developed in the late 1970s by Tom Peters and Robert Waterman, former consultants at McKinsey & Company. They identified seven internal elements of an organisation that need to align for it to be successful.

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Updated Gift Aid guide to help charities with recent HMRC changes

Charity auditor and chartered accountant Sayer Vincent, has updated its free Gift Aid Made Simple guide that incorporates the new donor benefit limits and HMRC’s updated guidance on Gift Aid benefits.

Sayer Vincent has also produced a guide for the Charity Finance Group on the Retail Gift Aid Scheme (RGAS).

The Retail Gift Aid Scheme (‘RGAS’) is an HMRC approved way for Charities (and Community Amateur Sports Clubs) to claim Gift Aid on proceeds from the sale of donated goods in charity shops.

To find out more, please visit the UKFundraising website here

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Good Things Foundation – opportunity to become a local Census Support Centre

Deadline 19th June 2020

Good Things Foundation has been contracted by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to support the delivery of the next Census in England and Wales.

The Project: The 2021 census will span a 9 week period from the beginning of March to early May 2021 inclusive. Good Things Foundation will be contracting a network of Census Support Centres to provide customers with face to face support and/or access to an internet-enabled device and the internet during this period.

Good Things Foundation are looking for organisations who can deliver support to people wishing to complete the census online between March and May 2021. You’ll be required to deliver the service across a set amount of hours each week with the possibility of additional delivery covering evenings, weekends and the census weekend.

Click here for the Good Things Foundation website

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