Monthly Archive: December 2005

Seasonal sector thoughts

Northern Ireland’s umbrella body NICVA asks the question “What would make it a great Christmas for the sector?”. While Third Sector magazine asks Was 2005 a good year for the voluntary sector?

New VR blog starts here

A Christmas present for VolResource – a new home and software for the blog. Up to to mid December (2005) it was produced at voluntarynews.org – nothing wrong with that set up but a...

The back office work behind GuideStar UK

Brand republic Data Bulletin has an article on the data processing behind the launch (publicly this week) of GuideStar UK the online charity database: Experian is helping charity GuideStar UK launch a free web-based...

New Russian law on non-profits may not be so harsh

From:EurActiv: After concerns expressed by the Council of Europe and European NGOs, Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a controversial bill on nongovernmental organisations to be “thorougly revised”. More: here: After European pressure, Putin...

Problems with main VolResource web server

Apologies for the problems with our main web site (www.volresource.org.uk and similar) on Thursday 1st Dec. Our web server hosting arrangement got its electrons in a twist for a few hours. Everything was back...