BBC Children in Need

Upcoming funding programmes

BBC Children in Need is intending to run some additional, thematic programmes in 2021, starting with a Youth Social Action Fund which we will launch in early 2021.


Programme  Programme Area  Programme Deadline* Decisions Communicated Location
Small & Main Grants Programme (November 2020) Broad-based funding (3 years) 21st December 2020 April 2021 UK wide
Small & Main Grants Programme (April 2021) Broad-based funding (3 years) March 2021 (TBC) July 2021 UK wide

For information about our grants for individuals, please see our Emergency Essentials programme.  

Grants – BBC Children in Need


Scottish Living Wage

The Scottish Living wage has increased this week to £9.50 per hour. Over 180 employers have become accredited Living Wage employers in Scotland since the start of the pandemic, including ENABLE Scotland who have become accredited today.


ACAS Redundancy Webinar

Free Acas webinar: Small scale redundancies  (Two dates available)
This webinar for employers looks at the main elements of a small scale redundancy process, the related laws and good practice. It covers:

  • The impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on the job market
  • Alternatives to redundancy
  • Legal obligations, risks and potential pitfalls
  • Communicating and consulting with employees

Two sessions available – book your place here:
Tuesday November 10   10:30 – 11:30 
Thursday November 12  14:00 – 15:00   

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