BBO networking event – resources now available

On 3 July, LVSC hosted a networking event to help organisations interested in bidding for the BAME women, carers and ILM health and disability Building Better Opportunities projects in London to find partners. The presentations from the event are available below: LVSC presentation: update on the ESF programme in London Big Lottery Post launch London [Read more]

Consultation: older people’s manifesto for London mayoral elections 2016

Older People’s Manifesto for London Mayoral Elections 2016  Consultation Event  Age UK London will be publishing an Older People’s Manifesto ahead of the 2015 London Mayoral Elections and we want to know what you think should be included. We want to hear about the issues that concern you and you will get the opportunity, through [Read more]

ESF Roadshows (materials & useful docs available)

  UPDATED ON 29 MAY 2015 As part of LVSC’s Getting London Ready programme, we ran sub-regional roadshows throughout May 2015 to provide information about ESF in London and Big Lottery’s Building Better Opportunities programme, and provide a chance to network. Presentations from the roadshows are available below: Presentation used at all roadshows GLA presentation on [Read more]

Training, Managing Cashflow 11 May PM (A Getting London Ready Event)

Further details and sign up form About this event Being able to manage cashflow is an essential skill for many larger and payment-by-results contracts. This half-day workshop aims to provide participants with an overview of the purposes of developing and using cashflow analysis, the key stages in drafting a cashflow statement, and the basic interpretation [Read more]

Building Partnerships Training, 7 May (AM)

In order to participate in the upcoming ESF programme, many VCSE organisations will need to enter into partnerships. But partnership building is rarely straightforward. As part of LVSC’s #GettingLondonReady activities, BTEG is running a “Building Partnerships” workshop to enable you to examine and question the core ingredients needed to establish successful partnerships, including: 1. Composition – who should [Read more]

Presentations and notes from VCS Assist Forum: information and networking event for ESF in London (4 Dec 2014)

Information and networking event for ESF 2014 – notes (4 Dec 2014)(PDF) Thanks to everyone who attended the final big employment and skills event for the year. The notes from the meeting are above – including audience questions and answers, delegate list, and important links. Further details of the current programme proposals are in this [Read more]

Event: Erasmus+ Programme seminar (12 Dec 2014)

From Access Europe: The EU ERASMUS + Programme Friday 12 December 2014 Amnesty International UK – Human Rights Action Centre The new Erasmus + programme will provide opportunities for over four million Europeans to study, train, gain work experience and volunteer abroad. Aimed at boosting skills and employability, and modernising education, training and youth work, [Read more]

Event: Apprenticeships for ethnic minorities: tackling the key challenges (8 Dec 2014)

From Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG): Apprenticeships for ethnic minorities: tackling the key challenges National Conference, 8 December 2014, London Download the programme How to book The number of apprenticeships has grown over the last decade and they are an increasingly important route into high quality jobs and careers. All the main political parties [Read more]