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What Impact have we made this year?

Mapping our Impact at Action For People this year Action for People has been mapping its impact this year across the organisation, we were really please the impact we have made. We reinvest time back into the organisation to support voluntary work which we are really proud of. Here is some of the impact we made this year:- So far this year Action have facilitated free of charge 1037 hours […]

News Update from the Summer here at Action for People

News Update from the Summer here at Action for People  The organisation has gone through several changes over the Summer, we said goodbye to our Operations Director who provided the organisation with invaluable support throughout her time with us. We were pleased to welcome two new Directors from Northern Ireland as we prepare to work with communities and young people in the province in 2019. So more exciting company news […]

Are you sure that you are getting your GDPR requirements right on a day to day basis?

Are you sure that you are getting your GDPR requirements right on a day to day basis?   There have been many high-cost fines by ICO for non-compliance and data breaches of GDPR since the 25th May and that has included charities and churches as well as commercial entities. It is also likely that there will soon be new cases hitting the courts as GDPR permits individuals to seek compensation […]

Time to think about grants 2019

Time to think about Grants for 2019It's only a few months until Christmas and then it will be the start of a New Year with plans and projects that may need a reliable cashflow from grants and fundraising to enable the work of your organization to move forward. From the beginning of October onwards many of the Trusts and grant funders  will be advertising that they are open for new […]

Safeguarding: Are you compliant?

  The latest headlines about Charity organisations having to deal with safeguarding issues prompts us to write this post as a general reminder to those who work in various organisations, churches, sports clubs, and community groups etc. If you are a club, sports group, church, or community organisation please make sure that your Safeguarding policy and protocols are up-to-date. A named person should be appointed as Safeguarding officer, and the Safeguarding Officer […]

Mental Health Support offered as part of National Citizen Service but some are saying this is this too little, to too few

Theresa May this week has announced that Mental Health training will be offered as part of the National Citizen Service training programme. Mrs May said: “Mental health issues can have a devastating effect on young lives and that’s why making sure young people are fully supported both inside and outside of the classroom is a key priority for me. “We know that early intervention, along with giving young people the […]