When you need more than money

Where to find other resources

Where to look for goods in kind, professional services, etc.

http://www.lvsc.org.uk/advice-support.aspx   London Voluntary Service Council’s list of advice and support services for voluntary and community organisations

www.inkinddirect.org In Kind Direct redistributes surplus goods from manufacturers and retailers to UK charities. Charities register free and pay a handling charge when ordering goods. This generally equates to 10%-20% of what they goods would cost in the shops and includes delivery

http://www.communitymatters.org.uk/resources.aspx Resources and guidance notes on managing community organisations and activities, including matters relating to buildings, employment, health and safety, taxation and utilities

www.charitypropertyhelp.com   Charity Property Help is a pro bono service run by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors designed to assist charities and voluntary organisations, by providing free support and guidance on all property matters in the UK. They will provide registered charities and voluntary organisations a minimum of one hour consultation with an RICS Regulated firm free of charge

Resources on using and finding volunteers

www.reachskills.org.uk  A website to find volunteers with the right management, professional, technical or business expertise to meet the specific needs of voluntary organisations

http://greaterlondonvolunteering.org.uk/aboutglv/do-you-involve-volunteers/ Greater London Volunteering’s resources on finding and supporting volunteers

www.volunteering.org.uk  Volunteering England’s website includes up to date information on matters such as volunteering and benefits

www.london.gov.uk/volunteer/  The Mayor of London’s Team London website where charities and voluntary groups looking for help from volunteers can register their opportunities free

www.gumtree.com  This free classified advertising service for Londoners includes sections on volunteering opportunities, items for sale and also free unwanted items

www.businesslink.gov.uk/finance  This site for new and small to medium sized businesses includes information on many business related topics including financial management, taxation, debt recovery, employment issues and training courses as well on raising business finance