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BDCVS Trustees

BDCVS is looking for additional trustees to help it promote the not-for-profit sector, locally, within one of the most deprived and disadvantaged boroughs in the country.

We can guarantee: never a dull moment; a commitment to championing the underdog; and a can-do progressive approach, full of humour and passion.

This is ongoing recruitment. Applications will be considered as they are received. Up until December 2018, we are particularly eager to hear from people with experience, expertise and skills in the following areas.

  • Regeneration, urban planning
  • Communication and design
  • Voluntary Sector workforce development
  • Local Government
  • IT (Tech for Good)
  • Corporate relations/working with business
  • Financial Modelling for sustainable development/financial legacy development

For further information see our recruitment page on the CharityJob website.

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Changing the legal requirements for divorce

The Government is seeking views on how to change the law to reduce family conflict during divorce proceedings.

Under current law, anyone seeking a divorce must either prove their partner is at fault or the couple must live apart for a substantial period of time.

Both routes can cause additional stress and upset for the divorcing couple. This can be detrimental to the outcomes for them and any children. There have been wide calls to reform the law, often framed as removing the concept of "fault".

See Reform of the legal requirements for divorce on the Ministry of Justice website for more information.

The consultation closes on 10 December 2018.

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