Updates from our latest ‘Let’s Talk’ Meeting

2nd February 2022 12.30-2pm We were joined by 22 Attendees, which included members of the voluntary sector, charities and community groups in Thurrock. Spotlight Thurrock Association of Forums TAF is the coming together of active Forums in Thurrock. Kim Towlson Chair Community Forums are independent community groups which bring together local residents, councillors, voluntary groups, … Continue reading Updates from our latest ‘Let’s Talk’ Meeting

Cyber Security & The Third Sector

As the third sector has shifted to an increased digital approach due to Covid, along with more charities accepting online donations unfortunately this had led to the third sector becoming an increasingly bigger target for cyber criminals. The Cyber Security Breaches Survey revealed that in last year alone, 26% of charities experienced some form of cyber attack. … Continue reading Cyber Security & The Third Sector

BATIAS AGM and Queen’s Award of Voluntary Service presentation

Photo of Mrs Jennifer Tolhurst presenting the certificate to Roy Evans, Chair of BATIAS Trustees. On Tuesday 14th September BATIAS held their AGM which was attended by 30 clients and volunteers.   Mrs Jennifer Tolhurst, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Essex, attended to give a presentation of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service certificate and crystal award … Continue reading BATIAS AGM and Queen’s Award of Voluntary Service presentation

Hybrid working: how to promote belonging

With remote working set to continue, charities must make sure their staff feel a sense of workplace belonging, in this article Charity Digital explain their top tips. The world of work has changed. With many charities introducing hybrid working models – a combination of working from home and in the office – it’s more important than … Continue reading Hybrid working: how to promote belonging

Exploratory study of the scale and nature of sexual exploitation of adults and young people in Thurrock

Victims, and potential victims, of adult sexual exploitation will be better protected thanks to a ground breaking study carried out by Thurrock Safeguarding Adults Board (TSAB) and The Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit at London Metropolitan University (LMU). View Full info and report Sheila Coates MBE, Director SERICC (South Essex Rape and Incest Crisis … Continue reading Exploratory study of the scale and nature of sexual exploitation of adults and young people in Thurrock