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Community groups can bid for funds to make a new small ‘pocket park’ or to refurbish an existing park under a new scheme opened by the government.

The Ministry of Housing,…

New figures (PDF) released by the Department for Education show that there has been a 24% fall in apprenticeship…

The government has announced a number of tax changes in the 2018 budget which may benefit charities.

Charities with shops could benefit from the new a business rates Retail Discount scheme. The scheme applies to occupied retail properties with a rateable value of less than £51,000. It…

Round Two of the London Community Energy Fund offers London-based community groups grants of up to £15,000  to help design solar PV installations and community energy projects. 

The fund does not provide capital money towards the purchase and installation of the measures, but grants can…

Communities Secretary James Brokenshire has announced that the government will ban flammable materials on the outside of new buildings. 

Brokenshire announced the ban at the Conservative party conference. He said the government will ban the use of combustable materials on the outside of …

The RICS is reporting that costs of maintenance, cleaning, and energy have all risen faster than inflation over the past year.

The BCIS Maintenance Cost Index, which…

Arthritis Research UK and Arthritis Care have announced that the name of the new charity formed by their merger will be ‘Versus Arthritis’. 

The two charities merged in November 2017. The legal merger was followed by a lengthy ‘transitional…