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Talking vs litigation - Compact brokerage predicted to save £500,000 public funds: Guest Blog from Mark Hubbard, Voscur

In this guest blog, Mark Hubbard, Compact Liaison Officer at Voscur, talks about how Bristol’s local Compact and the relationships that have developed as a result of it enabled a dispute between Bristol City Council and a local voluntary organisation to be resolved out of court, avoiding substantial legal costs and damage to cross-sector relationships.
 
  

Improving policing by engaging hard to reach young people: Guest blog from Katy Bourne, Sussex PCC

In this guest blog, Katy Bourne, Police and Crime Commissioner for Sussex, talks about the role the voluntary sector has played in the Sussex Youth Commission, a project aimed at engaging hard to reach young people to inform policing policy in Sussex. The project won the 2015 Compact Engagement Award.
 
  

The importance of infrastructure for partnership working

The Big Assist National Conference took place in London last week. The conference featured talks and workshops on issues affecting voluntary sector infrastructure organisations. In this blog post, we reflect on the role of infrastructure organisations in cross-sector partnership working.
 
  

Voluntary sector plays a key role in fighting crime: Guest blog from Martin Surl, Gloucestershire PCC

In this guest blog, Martin Surl, Police and Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire, talks about the role volunteers and the voluntary sector play in reducing crime in Gloucestershire, and why he continues to be committed to funding voluntary organisations.
 
  

Working together to make Cheshire safer: Guest Blog from John Dwyer, Cheshire PCC

In this guest blog, John Dwyer, Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire and winner of the 2015 Compact Leadership Award, talks about the crucial role the local voluntary and community sector plays in helping to make Cheshire safer, and how he has worked in partnership with them to achieve this shared vision.
 
  

November 2015 Compact Voice Round-Up

We’ve scanned all the latest news for voluntary organisations involved in cross-sector partnership working and public service delivery and distilled it into a bite-sized blog.

  

Recognition is truly amazing: Guest Blog from Sussex Youth Commission, Compact Engagement Award winners 2015

In this guest blog, two members of the Sussex Youth Commission, winners of the Compact Engagement Award at the 2015 Compact Awards, talk about their experiences of partnership working and what it means to be recognised with an Award.
 
  

Devolution and Us: our journey so far

In this special guest blog for Compact Week 2015, Warren Escadale, Chief Executive of Voluntary Sector North West, talks about the voluntary sector's journey so far as the devolution agenda gains pace in the North West of England.
 
  

October 2015 Compact Voice Round-Up

We’ve scanned all the latest news for voluntary organisations involved in cross-sector partnership working and public service delivery and distilled it into a bite-sized blog.

  
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