One East Midlands' has launched its second annual survey of VCS organisations in the East Midlands, which will give the sector opportunity to input your views on what is happening to the sector in the region.
The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, has launched a consultation on proposals to introduce changes to the Annual Return and the content of the Register of Charities for 2014 onwards.
The Charity Commission has announced that they will be holding their regional event on Wednesday 3 July at Nottingham CVS, a member of One East Midlands, and will be giving the VCS a say in what goes on the event agenda.
The Budget statement announced on Wednesday 20 March 2013 has included that from April 2014, every UK business and charity will be entitled to a £2,000 Employment Allowance towards their bill for National Insurance contributions.
The Department for Communities and Local Government is aiming to widen its understanding of volunteering for, and membership of, voluntary sector organisations, and how their patterns may have changed over recent years.