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Archive 2016

Register of People with Significant Control – are you ready?

From 6 April 2016, all companies including charities and social enterprises structured as companies (with some exceptions for companies with shares traded on a regulated market) will need to keep a new statutory register alongside their company books - the register of people with significant control (“PSC register”).

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Fuel Poverty Stakeholder Workshop, 10th March 2016, Cardiff

National Energy Action Cymru, the fuel poverty charity which campaigns to ensure everyone in Wales can afford to keep their house warm, would like to invite you (or a representative) to attend an event to find out more about the support and assistance available to help your clients who may be struggling to pay their energy bills.

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£2m to support carers in Wales

A £2m funding package is being made available over the next two years to continue the support provided to carers in Wales, Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford has announced.

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Ten things for trustees to think about after Kids Company

After a Commons committee criticised charity trustees for their handling of fundraising and Kids Company, Kate Sayer partner at Sayer Vincent, offers ten things for boards to think about. The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACAC) published its report on Kids Company on 1 February, with the stated aim of providing lessons for the sector.

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Working together

A series of Public Health Wales engagement events took place across Wales during January where over 200 people attended to share their ideas on creating a healthier, happier and fairer Wales.

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Care and Repair

Are you a homeowner or private tenant living in Vale of Glamorgan? Are you elderly, disabled and need advice and support on repairs or home improvements?

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Newport hosts global discussions

Senior Welsh health experts, including Welsh Minister for Health and Social Cervices Mark Drakeford, met this week with international health protection specialists at the Celtic Manor Resort to discuss ways to improve the global response to public health emergencies.

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