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  • Autumn Statement – NAVCA’s Analysis
    Published November 1, 2018
    NAVCA have released a briefing paper giving their analysis on last week’s Autumn Statement from the Chancellor. It outlines some of the ley spending promises in the Budget and their implications for Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations. You can find the paper on our here...
  • TTVS AGM 2018 – 30 Years of TTVS
    Published October 24, 2018
    On Thursday 18th October, TTVS held it’s 10th Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Royal Devon Golf Club. We celebrated 30 years of TTVS in style. Attendees were treated to a slide show of photos showing staff and volunteers over the years. We haven’t aged a bit!! Jane Whittaker, leader of To...
  • Clares Law
    Published April 18, 2018
    A scheme to let people find out from police if their partner has a history of domestic violence was brought in across England and Wales in 2014. The Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme – known as Clare’s Law – is intended to provide information that could protect someone from being...
  • Carers Rights and Entitlements: What was new in 2017 and what’s changing in 2018?
    Published January 24, 2018
    This briefing developed by Carers UK, gives professionals an overview of different rights and entitlements across care, health, welfare rights and employment. It is designed to help professionals advising carers review and refresh knowledge of what has changed over the last year and what they need t...
  • NHS charge notices for prescriptions for claimants on Universal Credit
    Published January 12, 2018
    There has been an increasing number of reports that claimants receiving Universal Credit, and are entitled to free prescriptions through the NHS, have been receiving penalty notices stating that they have incorrectly claimed free prescriptions. Some of the penalty charges have been as much as £150....