Kirklees College Students Seek Practical Placements

Are you a charity or community group needing help with building, decorating and practical help? Students from Kirklees College are looking for practical placements with local charities and community groups.  As well as the students working in a commercial setting, the College also support them working on community projects. Most recently they had a group […]

Local Democracy Week – “If you’re part of mutual aid, you’re part of local democracy”

As part of Local Democracy Week our colleagues at Kirklees Council are running an event called “If you’re part of mutual aid, you’re part of local democracy”. This is for all local groups or organisations who have supported our communities during Covid-19. By being active citizens in your local place you are part of your […]

Free COVID-19 resources for service users

We have put together a some shareable COVID-19 resources for services users including information about Test & Trace and Child Isolation Guide for parents. Click on the links below for more information. Health & Wellbeing Support leaflet School Child Isolation Guide for Parents Test & Trace leaflet

Covid19: Job Support Scheme

What is the new Job Support Scheme? The Job Support Scheme is designed to protect viable jobs in businesses who are facing lower demand over the winter months due to Covid-19, to help keep their employees attached to the workforce. The scheme will open on 1 November 2020 and run for 6 months. The company […]

New NHS COVID-19 App & QR Code for your venue

The new NHS COVID-19 app, now available to download for free in England and Wales, is the fastest way to see if you’re at risk from coronavirus.  The app will help the NHS understand where and how quickly the virus is spreading, so it can respond quickly and effectively. The app helps the NHS track […]

VCS Resilience Survey September 2020

How is your organisation if faring with the continuing and changing restrictions? We are, once again, working with Voluntary Action Leeds and several local universities to get a picture of the whole sector across Yorkshire and Humberside, and we will receive any data for Kirklees, which will help us identify the key challenges, speak up […]

Free Basic Bookkeeping Training Course with WYCAS

Do you want to learn how to set up a basic bookkeeping system for your organisation using an Excel spreadsheet? Our Partner WYCAS Community Accounting is running free basic bookkeeping training courses in Autumn for West Yorkshire and North Yorkshire community groups. Places are limited so book quickly by visiting the link below. Find out […]

Free tool for charities tackling financial issues

Bates Wells, a charity and non-profit legal firm, has created a decision tool to support charities facing financial difficulty due to Covid-19.  The free guide can be used by charities and social enterprises to help them through next steps on insolvency, merger, collaboration, cost cutting, and raising finance. The tool provides tailored guidance on what […]