Prince Charles praises ‘special and precious’ connection between Jewish community and the Crown

Interlink staff, Chaya Spitz and Nava Kestenbaum were among the guests at a reception hosted by HRH Prince of Wales to celebrate the Jewish Community. The Prince of Wales delivered this speech at the reception. HRH Prince of Wales addressing the gathering at Buckingham Palace (Image: Board of Deputies)  It is a great delight to welcome … Continued

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Outstanding charity seminars draw the plaudits

The landscape facing charities throughout the UK in terms of compliance, fundraising, accounting and taxation has changed radically over the last decade. Interlink was delighted to partner with Cohen Arnold, leading charity experts working with the Orthodox Jewish community, to present two half-day seminars in November for charity trustees and representatives. The events offered practical … Continued

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Celebrate National Lottery 25

  Celebrate National Lottery 25   The National Lottery are celebrating their 25th birthday by bringing people together. The #CelebrateNationalLottery fund is OPEN for applications to deliver an idea that brings people together in your community. Whether you want to put on a concert, buy some equipment for your playgroup, or host a lunch for … Continued

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Meet the Funders Event

Meet the Funders Event The Interlink Foundation will be hosting a Meet the Funders Event on the 2nd December 2019 between 10:00 am – 2:30 pm to highlight the aims of several major funders, what projects they are happy to fund, and how to apply for funding. Representatives of Trust for London,  the City Bridge … Continued

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House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee calls for two child limit to be lifted

“No Government should be willing to accept” consequences of two child limit  It must be lifted, says House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee   The House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee has called for the Government to lift the two-child limit and return to providing support for all children through the benefits system. … Continued

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Community visit for Hackney’s maternity services

Hackney council and NHS leaders working on maternity services enjoyed a Stamford Hill community tour on Tuesday 29th October, visiting organisations that work with families and offer maternity related services. The group visited Beis Brucha Mother and Baby Home and Lubavitch Children’s Centre.  Illaria  Torre, the maternity commissioner for City and Hackney NHS CCG, Jenny … Continued

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National Lottery Community Fund Funding Presentation

Close to 15 organisations joined a Meet the Funder event at Interlink, and had the opportunity to hear from National Lottery funding officers about their current funding programmes. An Awards for All assessor from Birmingham gave a detailed perspective on what assessors are looking for in an application. If you would like us to email … Continued

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Charities leaders warned: prepare for higher scrutiny

  Communal charity leaders were cautioned by leading tax experts to be ready for heightened scrutiny from regulators, at a charity seminar in Hendon on Monday. The event at the Pillar hotel was organised by BDO LLP, together with Brian White Limited and in association with the Interlink Foundation, in the face of the increasing … Continued

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LinkEd Service gains Matrix accreditation

Interlink is delighted to announce the award of Matrix accreditation to the LinkEd service to schools. Matrix is the main quality assurance framework for information, advice and guidance services  (IAG) offered in the public and voluntary sector.   It is awarded after rigorous external assessment and comprehensive review of services and interviews with staff, users and … Continued

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Safeguarding and statutory requirements on residential yeshivas and seminaries, and residential holiday schemes: a quick review

DISCLAIMER: THIS ARTICLE IS BASED ON OUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE LAW AS IT STANDS IN FEBRUARY 2019. IT IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR LEGAL ADVICE ON THE FACTS OF ANY INDIVIDUAL CASE. NO LIABILITY IS ACCEPTED FOR ANY ADVERSE CONSEQUENCES OF RELIANCE ON THIS ARTICLE.   This post offers a quick overview of the statutory … Continued

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