Between April 2013-14 Clinks will be working with New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) to support Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) organisations working in criminal justice to improve their capacity to undertake and/or commission research and evaluation. An outline of what the project aims to achieve can be accessed via the NPC website. To kick off the project, the following Clinks survey has been created for VCS organisations working in criminal justice to complete, to assess current provision & gaps in support.
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Community Conversations are appealing for groups to share their stories and achievements, as part of their new It’s Time To Talk debate. They’re looking for examples of great community projects from the area. Full details how to get involved can be found via the Community Conversations website.
PERS is investigating the possibility of linking their advice services to insurance cover and providing a more comprehensive service. They would like to ask organisations for help by completing this short Insurance Review Questionnaire. Organisational information will not be passed on to any third parties and they will only use summaries of the data to inform their decision.
The latest Involve Quarterly Confidence survey is now available online via the Involve Yorkshire & Humber website. As always, the results of the survey will be used to analyse current trends in the sector. In addition to this, all participants will be entered into a prize draw, with the chance of winning a free place at a future Involve event.
PERS need your help in answering a short questionnaire about your experience of using their services. Since 2009, PERS has been able to support the Voluntary Sector in West Yorkshire by providing a range of Employment Rights Services. These services include: a telephone advice line, the delivery of training courses, the production and dissemination of publications, reviews of employment and HR policies, including Health Checks, and support to resolve specific issues, including mediation services. The services have been funded by the Lottery and as part of the delivery contract are undertaking an evaluation and impact study. The survey can be completed at the following – PERS evaluation survey.
A new Welfare Reform survey has been launched by Involve Yorkshire and Humber concerning the recent welfare changes. The short survey will be used to measure the impact the reforms are having on the sector, and can be completed by clicking the above link.
Manchester Metropolitan University are planning to launch a number of Community Arts degrees later this year. To help them develop these courses, they are asking local VCS groups, organisations, charities and social enterprises to complete this short online survey. The survey will remain open until Tuesday 26th March.
The Pay & Employment Rights Service is undertaking a survey to find out if working 16 to 30 year-olds can get access to free or affordable employment law advice.They have produced this Employment Support Survey they would like to encourage 16 to 30 year-olds to complete. The survey will help PERS in establishing the need for employment law advice for this age group and will help in seeking funding to provide free advice.
Up-to 1200 firms in Kirklees will be contacted over the next few weeks as part of the Kirklees Employer Survey 2013. Commissioned by the Council, and carried out by BMG Research, the survey aims to find out how local businesses are coping with the current economic climate and how the Council may be able to support them to grow and create jobs in the future. The survey will take around 5-6 weeks to complete, with results available in May. More info can be found via the Kirklees Council website.
As part of the ongoing Calderdale and Huddersfield Health and Social Care Strategic Review, a new survey has been created online to assess where people go when they feel unwell. The survey takes only a few minutes to complete and will improve understanding of how services should be planned in the future. To complete the survey, click the following link – http://win01.chtnhs.org.uk/webforms and use the password CHUP. More details about the survey can be found in this document.