Engage Daily Update - 05 May
Engage Daily Update - 05 May

Engage Daily Update - 05 May


Engage Finance - Human Resources Packs Now Available

Engage Finance - HR Pack

Following feedback from clients, Engage Finance are pleased to launch a new HR pack offer. This can be purchased as an ‘add on’ to existing payroll service. Our finance team will support SDS clients with the formatting of the policies and documents within the pack so it is a finished version bespoke to you and your employees.

If you are a new employer within the Third Sector, or an individual in receipt of SDS, Engage Finance can cover it all for you from contracts, payroll, HMRC, and workplace pensions.

Please contact our payroll service for more information finance@engagerenfrewshire.com


Support for Individuals

Minority Ethnic Matters Overview - 03 May

CREATE Paisley Newsletter

Home-Start Renfrewshire and Inverclyde Annual Report

RAMH - What's On May 2021

Renfrewshire Carers Centre E-Bulletin - May 2021


Support for Organisations

SCVO - The future of work from a people perspective
Many trustees will be considering how the easing of the restrictions after lockdown will affect how their organisations operate day to day. After over a year of office closures, with many staff working from home, there are a whole host of questions for trustees to consider on the future use of their premises and flexible working. SCVO's website contains information relating to moving to a remote or hybrid working model. It looks at contractual issues, policies and training, data protection and confidentiality, health and safety, employee wellbeing and engagement.


Online Events/Training

Property options in a post pandemic world - 24 June
The world of work may have changed forever, with the Coronavirus pandemic normalising remote working. As lockdown restrictions ease many organisations are considering a hybrid remote-office model and are looking at whether they really need their current premises. This webinar will look at the choices available in the real estate market. Whether you’re thinking of reducing your property portfolio, relocating, reviewing the space you have, or considering new premises, you need to consider all the pros and cons.



Museum Galleries Scotland - The fund is designed to support museums to make strategic steps towards becoming more resilient organisations in line with the aims of the National Strategy.

Tesco Community Grants open now for applications -get your application in now! Tesco Community Grants will award funding to charities and community organisations for local projects that focus on supporting children and families. Projects that tackle food poverty are also invited to apply.


Funder of the Week

Over the last 24 weeks we have highlighted a specific funder. This week we are highlighting an organisation called BREVIO. Their aim is to “Empower the charitable sector to achieve more!” They automate the initial steps in grant applications, to free up hundreds of millions of pounds every year in administration. It’s a matching platform that links funders and charities based on the impact they both want to achieve. To find out more about BREVIO and how they can possibly help you then go to:- https://brevio.org/

To read more about how they have helped out charities go to:- https://brevio.org/hub/helping-charities-find-funding/


First Aid for Mental Health 

EnvironMentalHealth CIC are delighted to have received funding from the Community Response Fund to provide training in First Aid For Mental Health to Community Volunteers and Third Sector Practitioners.

This training provides learners with comprehensive knowledge on a range of the most common mental health conditions and the skills to be able to act should any conditions be suspected. Learners successfully completing this course will be considered First Aiders for Mental Health
Upon successful completion of the training and qualification assessment, learners will be awarded the Nationally recognised and Ofqual regulated, Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health (RQF) (SCQF LEVEL 5)

We are offering 10 funded spaces to 5 organisations.  The criteria is:
1 Volunteer
1 Community Practitioner
We are offering a maximum of 2 spaces to community organisations.

Dates for Training:
Online Course – Zoom -  (10 spaces):
8th May - 9.30am – 2pm (including 30 minute break)
15th May - 9.30am – 2pm (including 30 minute break)
These spaces are free to Community Organisations and open to Active Community Volunteers and Community Practitioners in Renfrewshire.

Please email info@environmentalhealthcic.org to register interest and for further information.

Booking Form

Qualification Specification 

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