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This page brings together the latest news stories and views on issues related to managing charity workplaces and buildings.

Disability charity Scope sells all care homes

The charity plans to transfer educational facilities, care homes and day centres to a private sector company.

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Charities Buying Group conference 2017

Free event will bring together charities and suppliers.

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NCVO launches commission on charity tax and VAT

Review will look at charitable reliefs.

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Government announces review of building regs and fire safety

Grenfell Fire prompts review of design, management and enforcement, with a focus on high-rise buildings.

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New toolkit offers charities help with records management

Charity Finance Group toolkit will help charities manage risk

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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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RICS and IFMA offer combined training and qualifications online

The two leading professional bodies have expanded their online training service for facilities managers.

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Sustainable Church Buildings Project to help Islington churches cut energy use

Islington's Church of England churches to get an energy audit.

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Meeting: Adding value to the FM role

Charity Facilities Managers can do more than 'deliver the basics'. We organised a seminar to discuss how charities can deliver high-quality facilities services that can enhance organisational effectiveness.

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Heritage Lottery Fund launches new £8million resilience programme

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has launched a new £8million annual investment programme to help organisations and partnerships build their resilience.

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