|Free digital benchmarking tool used by hundreds of charities|
More than 400 charities have used a free digital benchmarking tool in its first year, the tool's creator said last year. The tool assesses whether a charity has the skills it feels it needs to operate in a digital world.
|Free guide to charity events|
Tennyson Insurance have produced a free, handy guide for planning and promoting charity events. It is full of tips and advice from organisations that run successful events all over the UK, and covers topics such as:
You can download it from here:
|New Mental Health Act code of practice|
A revised code of practice for the Mental Health Act 1983 provides guidance for professionals.
The code shows professionals how to carry out their roles and responsibilities under the Mental Health Act 1983, to ensure that all patients receive high quality and safe care.
There have been significant changes in legislation, case law, policy and professional practice since the last code was published in 2008.
The revised code aims to provide stronger protection for patients and clarify roles, rights and responsibilities. This includes:
|Social value and commissioning toolkit|
This toolkit, produced for the Children's Partnership, on commissioning and social value provides a succinct overview of the current commissioning landscape. It highlights key pieces of government legislation and important reforms to EU procurement law which come into force later this month.
Some of the challenges most commonly encountered by charities when bidding for contracts are also explored along with some practical advice on how to potentially overcome them.
|Hackney Children and Young People’s Resource Guide |
Source By: City and Hackney Safeguarding Children Board
Hackney Children and Young People’s Resource Guide assists professionals working within the London Borough of Hackney to navigate the diverse range of services for children and families with support needs.
The Hackney Children and Young People's resource guide also includes comprehensive directory of services, from health through to education and youth services, as well as adult services, in recognition that much of the work with children also involves work with the adults around them. The directory includes contact details, a service description, access criteria and referral processes for each service.