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This page brings together the latest news and blogs for charity facilities managers.

Government consults on disabled parking badges

Charities welcome consultation on parking for people with conditions such as dementia and autism

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Charity Finance Group launches anti-fraud guide

Hundreds of millions of pounds are being lost from charities every year due to fraud - money that charities can’t afford to lose.

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CFM Group meeting looks at FM & Wellbeing

Facilities Managers can significantly contribute to staff wellbeing, meeting hears.

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Renewable energy subsidies cut

Government sets out cuts to renewable energy subsidies, affecting income for community sites which have installed solar panels

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Kew appoints contractors for £24m refurb

Works at Royal Botanic Gardens include restoration of world’s largest remaining Victorian glasshouse

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New solar strategy targets community buildings

Government's new solar strategy will make it easier for charities to install solar pv. Energy Minister Greg Barker has announced plans to turn public buildings, schools, factories, and community buildings into "solar hubs".

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Kenwood House reopens after £5.95m refit

Restoration of a Georgian masterpiece includes new spaces for volunteers and community activities

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An official offering face masks.

Unions and Employers united in criticism of confusing COVID-19 advice

While the TUC and leading employers' groups criticise confused government advice about returning to the workplace, charities are having to negotiate vague guidelines about how to operate after July 19.

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