Coronavirus Information Updates

Coronavirus 5 key resources for children, young people and families

Coronavirus Advice from ACAS

COVID and guidance for the Gypsy Traveller Community

COVID-19 - Support for Businesses

Government Coronavirus advice for charities update

Full guidance on staying at home and away from others

Advice for parents and entertaining children at home

Your organisation and Coronavirus

New website to support youth workers to continue to support young people

Working from home with Display Screen Equipment


For the most recent Family Information Service and Special Educational Needs & Disabilities newsletters please go to: newsletters for families

Family Information Service - March 2020

Xchange enews March 2020

Pan Dorset Safeguarding News March 2020

Dorset Services for Children - Partnership E-Bulletin and Co-Production poster - March 2020

Stop Loan Sharks newsletter March 2020

Loan Shark 2019 Report for Partners

SEND Newsletter November 19

The 21st Century Public Servant Report and Powerpoint

Charity Risk Barometer - Risk & Reward

Changing your Charity Structure update from the Charity Commission

How to remove Trustee's legal name on Charity Register from the Charity Commission

Regional Cyber bulletin

Bullying and Cyberbullying toolkit

South West Police Cyber Crime Newsletter

New guide to community asset transfer Trustee Disqualification rule changes resources available

New welcome pack for Charity Trustees

Charity Trustee: Find out what's involved guide

Find new Trustees guide

The Essential Trustee guide

Make sure you are ready for GDPR

GDPR guide for charities

Christchurch Community news

New Early Years Toolkit available

The FixUp Newsletter

The performance of the NHS in England in transforming children's mental health services

Dorset Safe Schools & Communities Online Safety and Anti-bullying newsletter

Toolkits & Guidance

Coronavirus advice update for employers from ACAS

Stop Loan Sharks

Coronavirus - latest advice

Aviva Foundation Knowledge hub

Coronavirus advice for employers

How online games encourage children to play and pay

Vegan Society publishes guide for employers and guide

Books to help children with mental health

Cybersecurity update including Windows 7

Energy Advice - Save Energy this Winter

The Road Ahead: What's next for the VCS?

Don't mix cannabis and drinking research

Government launches charity safeguarding portal

See It Differently This January videos

Use of technology by Children and Young People report

Lets get Weather Ready - help and advice resource

FREE one hour phone call to talk digital for charities

'How do you measure social impact' video

ACAS guidance for employers on workplace issues over winter months

Help 15 to 18 year-olds manage money and understand gambling

Know the Stakes - Help young people control their finances and understand the risk of gambling

The effect of alcohol on driving and perception

LGBT Guide for Parents

Charity Annual Returns Update on IT system changes

Gaming or Gambling? Report

Safeguarding for Charities & Trustees

Preventing Charity Cybercrime report

Hungry Little Minds campaign toolkit

How Trustees can work with Managers to keep children and young people safe

Managing Safeguarding risks when planning activities

New Parent Zone project will develop a 'digital family support worker'

Tik-Tok App - what parents should know

Today is World Menopause Day

Using Twitter guidance


15 Apps parents should know about

Report on Action to Better Support young people

Criminal Record Checks and GDPR

County Lines podcast

Gift Aid & Gift Aid Small Donations scheme update

SW Cyber Crime Unit: Small Business Guide to response & recovery from a cyber incident

The Role of the Child Protection Lead in voluntary & community groups Podcast

Innovations in Community-Centred support - a new resource

County Lines podcast

National Cyber Security Centre : Small Business Guide

Breast Ironing recognised as abuse

Heatwave information and advice

Safeguarding in voluntary and community groups

Unsecured Databases Cyber Security

Gift Aid update

Protecting 16-17 year old from sexual abuse

Cyber Advice from Action Fraud

Small business guide to Response & Recovery from a cyber incident

Online Hate - toolkit now available

Online Safety - report on the role of technology within families and online safety

Safer Activities & Events information for voluntary sector organisations from the NSPCC

Trustee recruitment guidance

Internet crackdown - BBC webpage for children and young people and families

Breast Ironing Briefing

Medical Examination for CSA concerns - report and short film for professionals to support parents 

Mosaic - School Bereavement Pack 

Free Trustee recruitment & retention guidance from Getting on Board

Guidance for charities with a connection to a non-charity update

Multi-agency working best practise from NSPCC

NSPCC - Snapshot Report on young witnesses policy & practice

#childrensmentalhealthweek diary activity

Child abuse & neglect NICE quality standards

'Good Work' report

Vulnerable Children in a Digital World report

Children and Young People's screen based activities commentary

Young people in custody - rights and entitlements

How to report a serious incident in your charity

Mental Health Support website

Safeguarding & Protecting People for charities and trustees

Social Media tips for charities

How well is one young person doing compared with others

Tips & Templates for Trustee meetings

Home Office County Lines guidance

New guide for parents on social media and mental health

Supporting mental health at work guidance

Support Good Mental Health in the workplace with new digital gateway

Convert a CIC to a CIO

Employment References - what to ask and answer

How can small charities best measure their impact and impact glossary

NSPCC learning now launched

Safeguarding for Trustees summary

Local Authority interactive data comparison tool

Asking for criminal record information review for employers

Charity Commission guidance on Automatic Disqualification

Guidance on recruiting Trustees and Senior Managers with Criminal Records from Charity Commission

Charity Commission publishes the New Annual Return document

Games and online safety website for 8-10 year olds

Therapeutic interventions after abuse and neglect

Home Alone - guide to keeping children safe

Simple guide to Tax Relief for Charities and Social Enterprise

Benefit Mythbuster online tool

Information sharing advice for Safeguarding Children and Young People

New guide for Parents on Social Media and Mental Health

Are employees SmartPhones putting your company at risk of Cybercrime?

Statutory Guidance on 'Working Together to Safeguard Children' 2018

Guide to TUPE transfers updated

Get young people cash confident - interactive videos

NSPCC How safe are our children report

Runaway Helpline poster and leaflet

Prepare for the Charity Annual Return 2018 changes

Digital resources for charities

Clarity CIC's blog

Autism Awareness learning resource for practitioners

Calculating the ROI of your community

Five common GDPR mistakes

Infomation Commissioners Officer guide on Consent and GDPR

Update to NetAware website and app for professionals and parents on digital updates

Charity cyber Guidance

Online Health & Safety Toolbox

Time to spring clean employment contracts

An employers guide to supporting talented young people into work

Basic Criminal Records checks

Community Amateur Sports Club scheme update

Free resources for charities

New rules on Automatic Disqualification for Trustees

Health & Safety made simple for ALL businesses

Changes to disqualification of Trustees and Senior Managers

Institute for Voluntary Action Research - new advice microsite avaiable

The Fundraiser Regulator - bitesize brief

Charitable Company conversion to CIO

EIF Guide - Reducing impact of interparental conflict

Free First Aid app

Protect your charity from Fraud - guidance from The Charity Commission

Young Brent Foundation offer of support

Reality Check - Resources for young people on identifying fake news

NSPCC guidance on Safeguarding

Statutory Payments increasing from April 2018 guide on Community Interest Companies

Strengthening your Board podcast

Trustee induction pack from NCVO

SCIE Improving Mental Health report

My Community Rights support programme

Protect your charity from fraud - Charity Commission guidance

Directors of Children's Services launches new Internet Safety Strategy

HSE publication - Young People and Work Experience Guide

Information about fraud - how to spot and protect against it.

Early Years Toolkit available

Children after Sexual Abuse in the Family paper

How to report serious incidents in your charity guidance

Illegal Money Lending guide

Making sense of social prescribing

Practical tips for living with depression as a parent

Accounting Templates for Charitable Companies

Direct Marketing blocking app

Revolving Door Report from Action for Children

Safeguarding and radicalisation report

Child friendly resource on Children's Rights

Stop & Search guide for parents and children

How Safe are our Children Report

Online Safety conversations

Preventing child sexual abuse insight and blog from NSPCC

What is Social Care and how does it work?

Surviving Break-ups

Register of persons with significant control for charitable companies

Womens & Girls Facebook safety guide

'How do I know if I'm being groomed' video

Charity Best Practices for Fundraising and Data Protection

NSPCC Safeguarding in the VCS guidance

Are you a digital dinosaur?

Poverty is making children sick report

Talking Terrosim - advice for parents

Financial Governance - Gentle guide for charity trustees

Using standarised measures to evaluate

Gender-sensetive approaches to addressing emotional & mental health wellbeing

Young People Mobile Device Use survey results

Cultural markers in Charities

Childline App launches