Hertfordshire Compact

Over the past 17 months a steering group of statutory and voluntary sector representatives have been working together to refresh the Hertfordshire Compact. Following a successful and fruitful consultation and official adoption by Hertfordshire County Council we are celebrating the launch of this important document at an afternoon tea event on 20 July. Invited organisations

Financial Security

Voluntary Action Leeds advises  groups to beware of emails asking for banking details even from people you know. VAL has become aware of several instances where fraudsters have attempted to obtain bank details by impersonating senior officers within charities. An example of the scam has been where a Finance Officer received an email from the Chief

Small charities miss out on donations because public unaware of them

One in two people who don’t give to  say the main reason is that they are unaware of them, research suggests. Small local charities themselves say that having a greater profile in their communities would be the single biggest help to them, other than increased funding. http://www.theguardian.com/voluntary-sector-network/2016/jun/13/small-charities-miss-donations-public-unaware Source Navca (Link 428)