The Workforce Development Trust reveals refreshed visual identity CategoriesNEWS

The Workforce Development Trust reveals refreshed visual identity

SKILLS charity The Workforce Development Trust has unveiled its brand-new visual identity. The group, which provides specialist skills interventions to the public sector, was formed in 2018 as the parent organisation of Skills for Health, Skills for Justice, SFJ Awards and People 1st International. Headquartered in Bristol, The Workforce Development Trust group of companies is a trusted partner of NHS organisations, […]

Leap forward for red squirrel reintroduction on Scotland’s west coast

RED squirrels could return to the entire northern coastline of Scotland’s west coast Morvern peninsula and flourish again on neighbouring Ardnamurchan following the reintroduction of the species by Trees for Life. The rewilding charity has this spring released six red squirrels into broadleaf woodland on the remote Drimnin Estate overlooking the Sound of Mull, with backing from […]

New podcast launches for the voluntary sector: ‘Listening and Learning Together’ CategoriesNEWS

New podcast launches for the voluntary sector: ‘Listening and Learning Together’

THE Institute for Voluntary Action Research (IVAR) has launched ‘Listening and Learning Together – the IVAR podcast’. This new series aimed at trusts, foundations, charities, public agencies and the wider voluntary sector sets out to explore some of the knotty, pressing challenges currently facing the voluntary sector. Hosted by Ben Cairns, Director at IVAR, each […]

Ombudsman: Charity Commission mishandled sexual exploitation concerns

THE Charity Commission failed to properly handle serious safeguarding concerns relating to sexual exploitation at a charity, the Parliamentary Ombudsman has found.     Lara Hall, 35, complained that the Commission failed to appropriately respond to her concerns about her sexual exploitation by a trustee at a UK charity. Lara, who previously waived her right to anonymity, […]

Making dua during the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah is a powerful act of worship CategoriesNEWS

Best Duas for the First 10 Days Dhul Hijjah

Within Dhul Hijjah, the twelfth and final month of the Islamic (Hijri) Calendar, falls one of the holiest times of the year. As the first ten days of the Islamic month are considered the best days of the year and the most beloved to Allah (SWT). For Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: “There are no days […]