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Preparing for GDPR changes in May

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25 May 2018 with legislation covering how you store and use personal data. We have put together some useful resources to help you prepare.

12 March, 2018

Training: Property Management for Non-Property Managers

Free training from The Ethical Property Foundation, in association with The Harpur Trust, on unlocking the mysteries of property management. 18 April in Bedford. This is for charities working in Bedford Borough.

01 March, 2018

New Restrictions on who can run charities

New restrictions on who can run a charity will come into force in August and will affect people with unspent criminal convictions

19 February, 2018

Bedford Borough Council Early Help Conference

Bedford Borough Council is holding its ‘Early Help Conference 2018’ on, Tuesday 13 March 2018, at Kings House, Ampthill Road, Bedford, The event runs from 9.30am - 4.30pm with keynote speakers and workshops.

14 February, 2018

An introduction to GDPR

Data Protection law is changing on 25 May. We are hosting an evening briefing on Thursday 8 March at 6.45pm in Bedford, which will provide voluntary and community sector organisations with a summary of what they need to know and do to be compliant.

12 February, 2018

Charity Property Matters Survey

The Ethical Property Foundation has launched its bi-annual Charity Property Matters Survey about charities' property issues.

29 January, 2018

Data Protection and Changes in Law

Data protection law is changing from May 2018. You may have heard of GDPR and you may be wondering how it will affect your organisation.

20 December, 2017

Information about Big Lottery Fund Reaching Communities

Update from our Support and Development Team on changed to Big Lottery Fund Reaching Communities applications process

20 December, 2017

Changes to Registrars' Business Names Index

Update from our Support and Development Team on the incorporation of CIOs to the Registrars' Business Names Index.

18 December, 2017

Life, Money, Action on-line resource for 16-24yr olds

The National Skills Academy for Financial Services have developed some new, freely available, online resources to support 16-24 year olds with their money management. The resources have been developed with help from 16-24 year olds, as part of the Life, Money, Action! project.

06 December, 2017