Are you a volunteer, staff or committee member of a community group in Bradford district?
Voluntary organisation support officers at Community Action Bradford & District work with community groups to help them set up, register as a charity or company, get policies, find small grant funding, publicise activities and more! Help can also include organisational health-checks.
Please contact the officer where your group is based:
Chris Barker firstname.lastname@example.org 01535 665258.
Shipley constituency (including Baildon, Bingley Rural, Wharfedale, Windhill & Wrose)
Sarah Moss email@example.com 01274 781222.
The Business Connector programme and "arc" are part of Business in the Community:
Participate Projects is a charity based in Bradford that can help find skilled volunteers such as architects and lawyers to work in the community for free. It also organises volunteers for team participation projects including community clean ups or school gardens in areas of urban disadvantage. Phone 01274 739555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service prepares annual accounts and conducts independent examination of accounts at a modest charge for charities and unincorporated voluntary and community organisations and charitable companies. The Community Accountant for Bradford district is Dave Collins, telephone 01422 835192.
ACAS offers free advice on employment issues to employees and employers of all kinds - this is a national service. You can call an ACAS helpline adviser on 0300 123 1100. The helpline is open Monday 8am to 8pm, Tuesday 8am to 6pm, Wednesday and Thursday 8am to 8pm, Friday 8am to 6pm, and Saturday 9am to 1pm.
FREE online training is also available from ACAS: Learning OnLine topics include contracts of employment & written statements, discipline & grievance, equality & diversity, handling redundancy and managing people.
The Cranfield Trust runs HRNet which offers free HR advice for any registered charity or other non-profit with a charitable purpose.
"Membership of HRNet includes:
Bradford Community Payroll and Accounts offers payroll services for groups and individuals.
If your group is considering paying a consultant instead of using a free or low cost advice service, take a look at our top tips for working with consultants.