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Major Study of the Charitable Sector in Yorkshire and The Humber Published by Durham University

Yorkshire and the Humber is a big region with a big heart, says a new research report on the charitable sector. Funded by Joseph Rowntree Foundation, the survey of over 1,000 charities shows that there are 341,700 people who regularly volunteer in Yorkshire – giving over 24m hours of work each year. If paid average wages, it would cost £297m to replace them.

The voluntary sector makes a big economic contribution too. Yorkshire’s 10,250 Charities employ 85,000 full-time equivalent staff and the value of their wages alone is £1.8bn. Continue reading Major Study of the Charitable Sector in Yorkshire and The Humber Published by Durham University

Trust to hold annual research conference after huge success of inaugural event

An NHS trust is to hold an annual research conference after every delegate who attended its inaugural event rated it ‘excellent’ or ‘good’.

Humber NHS Foundation Trust will stage its second conference in spring 2018 following the success of its first gathering in May this year. Continue reading Trust to hold annual research conference after huge success of inaugural event