An equality impact assessment involves assessing the likely or actual effects of policies or services on people in respect of disability, gender and racial equality. It helps us to make sure the needs of people are taken into account when we develop and implement a new policy or service or when we make a change to a current policy or service.
Lists of the charitable bodies which have been awarded immediate payout help through the Transition Fund
Documents relating to the £100 million Transition Fund to assist charities, voluntary groups and social enterprises affected by public spending reductions including the Equality Impact Assessment.
A new strategy to grow the social investment market giving charities and social enterprises access to new, potentially multi-billion pound, capital
The Giving Green Paper sets out the Government’s initial ideas for building a stronger culture of giving time and money to start a national debate on our society’s attitude to giving. This is not a conventional green paper.
A renewed Compact, the agreement which governs relations between the Government and civil society organisations in England, has been published today by Nick Hurd, Minister for Civil Society and Simon Blake, Chair of Compact Voice, the organisation which represents civil society organisations on the Compact.
Increasing the role of charities, social enterprises, mutuals and cooperatives in public service delivery.
Speech by Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea unveiling new support for public service mutuals, building on the Government’s Pathfinder programme.
Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd, publishes examples of how local authorities can work well with charities, voluntary groups and social enterprises to minimise the impact of any spending cuts.
The first step towards helping civil society organisations grasp new opportunities arising from the massive devolution of power to local communities and reform of public services that underpins the Big Society.