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Commissioning training

Voluntary Action Leeds, working with Leeds City Council and WYCAS are once again delivering workshops to support third sector organisations in Leeds access grants and contracts available through the commissioning process. Leeds City Council, CCG’s and other public sector purchasers of goods and services have moved from awarding only grants to more formal service level agreements and contracts.  This is

Written on 31st August 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Surviving a visit from The Pensions Regulator (TPR)

Since October 2012, more than 600,000 employers have already addressed their auto-enrolment duties, however, around 500,000 employers in the UK still have this ahead of them. The TPR is there to support companies and ensure businesses are adhering to auto-enrolment regulations. They are currently running a nationwide campaign to ensure businesses are meeting their duties correctly.   With this is

Written on 23rd August 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

What impact will auto-enrolment have on your business

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Do you know what impact auto-enrolment will have on your business? Are you aware of the key decisions you need to make to enable your business meet its auto-enrolment duties? The ultimate auto-enrolment guide addresses all of the key concerns and issues you face as an employer. We began dealing with auto-enrolment (AE) in 2011, in preparation for large employers

Written on 1st August 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Increase in pension age

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Workers born between 6 April 1970 and 5 April 1978 will have to remain in employment for an extra year after the government announced it will increase the state pension age to 68. The decision means an estimated 5.8 million workers – or 1 in 7 – will have to work an additional year before they qualify for the state

Written on 25th July 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Your views required – win £100!

Leeds Trinity University offers a range of media related training for businesses, charities and other organisations in the region. To ensure our courses continue to meet local demand, the School of Arts and Communication is currently undertaking some research to find out which topics would be of most interest. We have appointed Enventure Research, a research company to undertake this

Written on 25th July 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

GDPR Event in Leeds

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Find out how to be prepared for the biggest change to data protection regulation in 20 years at a breakfast briefing in Leeds. As part of the long standing relationship with Natwest, Genesis Business Systems and Sonicwall cyber security solutions are excited to announce “Let’s Talk GDPR” on Wednesday 6th September 2017 in Leeds. If you haven’t already heard about

Written on 25th July 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Wakefield community signs deal with bt to bring high-speed broadband to local residents

Superfast broadband is coming to the village of Woolley, near Wakefield, after a successful community campaign for faster speeds. More than 130 households and businesses will be able to order new high-speed fibre broadband services for the first time, thanks to a partnership between the community and BT. The co-funded deal at Woolley is expected to see the first residents

Written on 26th June 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Free bus travel for armed forces members this Saturday

To commemorate and support ‘Armed Forces Day’ this Saturday 24 June, the Bus 18 Partnership has announced that serving members of the armed forces, veterans and cadets can travel on bus services across West Yorkshire for free on the day. Armed Forces Day is an annual event, celebrated to commemorate the service of men and women in the British Armed

Written on 22nd June 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News