Open consultations

Consultations/surveys which are currently open include: Arts Council England ten-year strategy closes 11 April. The future for food, farming and the environment. Closes 8th May Consultation on reforms to the system of developer contributions. Closes at 11:45pm on 10 May 2018 Draft revised National Planning Policy Framework . Closes 11:45pm on 10 May 2018 Teaching…

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Economic Impact of Heritage Survey for Historic England

Economic consultants Cebr are analysing the contribution of the heritage sector to the economy in England. To support this analysis, Cebr are running a short survey to inform their understanding of the economic impacts of heritage activities and their links to other economic sectors. All readers who work in the heritage sector are encouraged to…

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Open consultations

Consultations/surveys which are currently open include: The future for food, farming and the environment. Closes 8th May Consultation on reforms to the system of developer contributions. Closes at 11:45pm on 10 May 2018 Draft revised National Planning Policy Framework . Closes 11:45pm on 10 May 2018 Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework: Subject-level. Closes 21…

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UK arts councils cultural cities enquiry

An enquiry into the resources available for culture in cities will aim to answer key questions about factors that affect the sustainability and effectiveness of cultural organisations. Previous studies have looked at why culture should be resourced, considering the impact on the lives of individuals and communities. This enquiry will seek to advance the debate…

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Environment: developing environmental principles and accountability

This DEFRA consultation is seeking views on how a new environmental watchdog will work, and on the application of environmental principles, in England after Brexit. The consultation closes at midday on 2 August 2018. The Consultation seeks views on plans to create a new independent environmental watchdog and asks what functions and powers should the…

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Open consultations

Consultations/surveys which are currently open include: Economic Impact of Heritage Survey, HE survey Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework: Subject-level. Closes 21 May 2018. Consultation on new Civil Society Strategy. Closes 22 May Government consults on proposals to toughen rules on building safety. Closes on 25 May 2018. The Treasury Committee inquiry on VAT. Closes…

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Business productivity review: call for evidence

This Government call for evidence will support a review of the actions that could be most effective in improving the productivity and growth of small and medium-sized businesses. This review is focused on improving the productivity of businesses with lower productivity, sometimes described as a ‘long tail’ that lags behind the leading firms and underperform relative to…

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Consultation on new guidance for charities that are connected with non-charitable organisations

The Charity Commission has launched a consultation on draft guidance setting out the principles for managing relationships with organisations that are not charities. It is common for charities to have close connections with non-charities, for example trading subsidiaries or charities established by commercial businesses, and that this is not a concern in principle. However, the commission says…

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Charity Property Matters Survey 2018

The Ethical Property Foundation is a UK charity which offers voluntary organisations free property guidance, advice and workshops. It offers a wide range of expert advice on legal issues and premises management working with property professionals. The Foundation has just launched its bi-annual Charity Property Matters Survey 2018 which takes around 10 minutes to complete. This is…

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