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Enhancing Communities 2018

RFL’s annual ‘Enhancing Communities’ event took place on 16 October 2018 marking its 7th year, with over 100 attendees from financial institutions and other stakeholders across the UK. The agenda encompassed a variety of presentations including those from: Tracey Crouch, then Minister for Sport and Civil Society; UK good causes; Citizens Theatre and SambaYaBamba, in [...]

By |2019-02-08T11:07:26+00:00February 8th, 2019|latest news|0 Comments

SambaYaBamba

SambaYaBamba Youth Street Band is a carnival style, brass and drums project that was born in 2016, welcoming young folks aged 11-25 of different backgrounds from all over Glasgow and beyond. In less than three years, the 40-strong collective of percussion and brass have gone from strength to strength, performing extensively in public, from street [...]

By |2019-02-08T10:18:33+00:00February 8th, 2019|Case studies|0 Comments

Reconnections

Reconnections is a service to reduce loneliness and social isolation in Worcestershire, led by Age UK Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Reconnections works with a number of brilliant local partners, that cater for everyone. From befriending to boules, lunch clubs to libraries, pubs to pets! They are also supported by a number of amazing volunteers, whose commitment, friendliness and [...]

By |2018-03-29T12:41:17+00:00March 29th, 2018|Case studies|0 Comments

Centrestage

Centrestage was opened in Kilmarnock in 2006 by Fiona McKenzie & Paul Mathieson without public or grant funding and operates with the ethos that anyone - regardless of age, background or experience – can gain life changing social benefits through active participation in the arts, particularly music, drama and dance. In 2017, Centrestage now delivers projects [...]

By |2018-03-29T12:40:49+00:00March 29th, 2018|Case studies|0 Comments

Harrogate Skills 4 Living Centre

Harrogate Skills 4 Living Centre started out as the Junction in 1994 and aiming to help signpost adults with learning disabilities to help and advice, the organisation quickly developed to meet the needs of this group by providing day-services and education to promote independence. In 2010 the organisation changed its name to Harrogate Skills 4 Living [...]

By |2018-03-29T12:40:24+00:00March 29th, 2018|Case studies|0 Comments

Government Respond to Commission on Dormant Assets

In 2016, the government established the Independent Commission on Dormant Assets. The Commission was asked to report to government as to which additional dormant assets could be brought into an expanded dormant assets scheme. The Dormant Bank and Building Societies Accounts Act (2008) means that at present, only assets from the banking sector can be [...]

By |2019-02-04T16:39:07+00:00February 16th, 2018|latest news|0 Comments

Enhancing Communities 2017

RFL’s annual ‘Enhancing Communities’ event took place on 11 October 2017 marking its 6th year, with close to 100 attendees from financial institutions and other stakeholders across the UK. The agenda encompassed a variety of presentations including those from Tracey Crouch, Minister for Sport and Civil Society, RFL Chairman Jane Hanson and CEO Adrian Smith, [...]

By |2018-01-15T15:45:18+00:00January 15th, 2018|latest news|0 Comments

Government unlocking £330 million from dormant accounts to build a fairer society

Big Lottery Fund and Big Society Capital will distribute cash to initiatives tackling a number of societal challenges These include housing vulnerable people, helping disadvantaged young people into work and dealing with problem debt By 2020 the total distribution from dormant accounts to good causes will reach over half a billion pound Up to £330 million [...]

By |2019-02-04T16:39:07+00:00January 5th, 2018|latest news|0 Comments

Reclaim Fund Ltd shortlisted for prestigious Investors in People Awards 2017

Cheshire based business Reclaim Fund Ltd has been named as a leader in people management practice globally, having been shortlisted in the Silver Employer of the year (2 - 49) category in the annual Investors in People Awards. The Awards celebrate the best people management practices amongst Investors in People accredited businesses. Winners are announced [...]

By |2017-08-10T09:44:10+00:00August 10th, 2017|latest news|0 Comments