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Did you know Support Staffordshire provide payroll services?

Are you aware that from April 2019 all Payroll, irrelevant of how many employees you have, must now be calculated and submitted using a Tax Digital payroll system?

Tax Digital is a key part of the government’s plans to make it easier for organisations to get their tax right and to keep their business affairs up to date.

Support Staffordshire can provide a full and confidential payroll service to suit all needs.   Whether you employ 1 person or 50 members of staff we can help to ease the burden and pressures of dealing with HMRC.

The Right Start: Writing Basic Business Plans

This training is currently funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire. Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.

FREE places are restricted to TWO per organisation for this session so please check with your organisation before booking. Additional names can be added to a waiting list.

Six Steps to a Better Business

Make your business work so that you don’t have to!

Do you want to make more money? Do you want control of your time? Do you want to find and keep good people on your team?

Of course you do, So...

What you’ll learn at “6 Steps to a Better Business”:

How to work ON your business instead of IN your business.

How to turn your advertising and marketing into an investment instead of an expense.

How to leverage your time and so maximise efficiency and profits.

BREXIT: No-deal guidance for charities

The UK is set to leave the European Union on 31 October 2019. The National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) have produced guidance and resources to help your organisation understand, and prepare for, the possible impact of Brexit.

No-deal guidance for charities

In September 2019 NCVO published No-deal Brexit and the voluntary sector: Preparing for change. This new guidance sets out the potential implications of a no-deal Brexit for charities, and suggests practical steps organisations can take to reduce the risks. It includes:

The Right Start: Writing Good Policies & Procedures

This training is funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire. Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.

FREE places are restricted to TWO per organisation for this session so please check with your organisation before booking. Additional names can be added to a waiting list.

Good Finance LIVE Midlands: Birmingham

Are you a social enterprise, charity or community organisation who are trading and making an income from that activity?

Are you currently exploring ways to scale up that activity or finance new plans? If so, Good Finance Live is where you need to be...

Good Finance Live is a one-day event for charities, social enterprises, community businesses and local groups in the Midlands who are looking for repayable finance or interested in finding out more.

This is an opportunity to:

COUNCIL PLEDGES VOLUNTARY SECTOR SUPPORT

A commitment to work shoulder-to-shoulder with the voluntary sector in Newcastle-under-Lyme has been signed by the Borough Council.

Cllr. Simon Tagg, the Leader of the Council, put pen to paper on the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Pledge outside the Guildhall in Newcastle town centre.

He was joined at the signing by Garry Jones the Chief Executive of Support Staffordshire.

The Borough Council has become one of the first district authorities in the county to sign the pledge.

Staffordshire Digital Innovation Partnerships

Staffordshire Digital Innovation Partnerships Programme (SDIPs) has been launched by Staffordshire University to enable local SMEs to develop and adopt new digital innovative technology that has the potential to transform their business.

The project is offering 36 fully-funded, 6 month Partnerships including Academic expertise and a full time student/graduate placement to drive digital innovation forward.

SASSOT Launches New Logo

April 2018 saw the launch of SASSOT’s new three year strategy in line with Sport England’s ‘Towards An Active Nation’.  Our strategy challenges us as an organisation to develop new ways of working, supporting partners to engage new audiences and developing relationships with new agencies.  This change in focus has raised discussions as to whether our current brand, in particular our organisational name, is ‘fit for purpose’.  At this point in time we have opted to refresh our organisational logo rather than undertake a full rebranding process as we are confident that there is strong brand a