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Researching the Voluntary Sector Conference 2010
Mon, 06/09/2010 - 10:00 - Tue, 07/09/2010 - 15:00

Leeds University

National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and the Voluntary Sector Studies Network are presenting the Annual Conference 2010. Join over 150 academics, practitioners, and policy-makers with a shared research interest in the voluntary sector and voluntary action. This is the key UK conference for the voluntary sector research community. Many of our delegates are also from overseas, providing a real opportunity for shared learning with researchers from different countries and contexts. What will I get from this conference?

 
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Mind the gap: Addressing the challenge
Mon, 07/06/2010 - 09:00 - Tue, 08/06/2010 - 16:00

East Midlands Conference Centre Nottingham

Whatever else changes over the next few months one thing is certain. Everyone will have to find ways of delivering even better public services with tighter budgets.  Is this possible? The 5th Annual Experian Public Sector Conference gives you the opportunity to meet and hear from practioners who have managed not only to square this circle but who have discovered that efficiency and quality go hand in hand.

 
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The impact of income inequalities on sustainable development in London

This report will show how improvements in societal wellbeing are now more likely to follow from greater equality rather than from further economic growth. The evidence in this report indicates...

Report type: Research Findings
 
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Prospects for the third sector

This paper explores the prospects for the third sector following the next General Election in the United Kingdom. The paper provides a context for understanding the third sector and some...

Report type: Others e.g: Benchmarking
 
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The social determinants of health and local government

In 2008, Sir Michael Marmot was asked by the Secretary of State for Health to chair an independent review to propose the most effective strategies for reducing health inequalities in...

Report type: Research Findings
 
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South Yorkshire Police Authority Citizens Awards Grants

Funding recently awarded in South Yorkshire will enable community groups to either carry out or continue existing projects which will improve the general safety and wellbeing of the local community....

Report type: Case Studies
 
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How the Region works
Thu, 22/04/2010 - 13:30 - 16:00

Regional Forum Leeds

- Regional Forum Information Session * Do you understand how governance structures work at the regional level? * Where does the voluntary and community sector fit in? * What does the Regional Forum do? Come to this session at the Regional Forum to help de-mystify the region and the new governance arrangements, explain the jargon and clarify how it all works.

 
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The State of the Region in 2010: Is there a future for a UK and European Regional Policy?
Wed, 10/03/2010 (All day)

Leeds Rose Bowl

As the recession and crisis develops and impacts on the local and regional economy, there is much talk of a new Turning Point after the 2010 General Election - a shift away from the regional development policies of the last ten years- and a move to new City Regions. Leeds and Manchester are at the forefront of two pilots to establish new policies for employment and skills. What about the rest of the region?  

 
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NHS Forest

This report outlines the results of a pilot project to establish five areas of woodland by the NHS in Yorkshire and Humber. The scheme was established not only to improve the...

Report type: Case Studies
 
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