Re:act, a new web app developed by One World in conjunction with Do-it, “uses cutting edge technology to find and recommend volunteering opportunities (from the Do-it database) that match your interests, skills and availability”.
A new short animated video provides a simple and straightforward explanation of the work of communities umbrella Locality – “we want to change the world, one neighbourhood at a time”, http://locality.org.uk/news/locality-watch-animation/.
The Welsh Government is to switch its web domain from .gov.uk to .wales and .cymru. It will start the switch next year, joining other organisations such as Sport Wales and the National Museum of Wales.
HM Revenue and Customs has announced that it is developing and testing a new digital service for organisations applying to be recognised as a charity for tax purposes. How to trial this is at http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/charities/charity-registration.htm.
New Philanthropy Capital has created two online tools to help charities measure their impact, as part of the Inspiring Impact programme. Measuring Up is a self-assessment tool to help organisations review and improve impact practice, and the Impact Hub is an online directory of resources.
The Health and Safety Executive’s guidance for those providing and managing care homes has been extensively rewritten, with a number of new topics, and brings together key messages on risks to both workers and residents.