WCVA are proud to work with a range of trusted suppliers who share our purpose to enable voluntary organisations in Wales to make a bigger difference.

Our trusted suppliers provide expert knowledge and guidance as well as exclusive offers to our members. We have carefully selected these industry experts and negotiated offers that meet the needs of our members. From insurance services to technology and communications solutions, our trusted suppliers are experts in their field and ready to help you with your organisation’s needs.

ACEVO

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ACEVO is the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations.

We believe that effective leaders are driven by imagining a better, brighter, more equal world. Through their vision they inspire others. And together with their teams and peers they deliver impact – improving lives, our society, and their own performance.

Together with our network we inspire and support civil society leaders by providing connections, advocacy and skills. Our members include the leaders of small, community-based groups, ambitious medium-sized organisations, and well known, well-loved national and international not-for-profits.

We are pleased to partner with WCVA in providing support for voluntary sector leaders in Wales. Together we work to deliver expert knowledge and guidance through resources and events as well as offering a discount on our membership.

Our network of over 1,500 civil society CEOs and senior leaders benefit from a whole range of services tailored to support and develop you as a leader. WCVA members are eligible for a 20% discount on ACEVO membership.

To find out more, please visit www.acevo.org.uk/join or contact us at membership@acevo.org.uk.

SCG Wales

­­SCG Wales enables non-profit organizations of any size to successfully migrate to a modern workplace

Since 2007 SCG Wales have provided expert telecom and internet solutions to customers across both South and North Wales.

More than just a Telecom provider

Technology is changing at pace – and that’s leaving some organisations behind.  More than just a telecoms provider, we see ourselves as consultants, keeping our customers at the forefront of technology and saving them money in these challenging times.

This has a real positive impact on people’s businesses, and that’s what drives us.

We’re passionate about delivering real savings, really innovative products and best in region service levels.

Products and service levels that challenge the status-quo.

Through research, testing and challenging products, we provide our clients with the latest and best services available in the market. All this supported by a customer service and technical support team that aims to be the best in the industry.

SCG Wales have more engineers per customer than our local and national competitors. We offer faster response times and some of the most cutting-edge products in the market. All this is geared towards making life easier for our customers – so they can optimise their business time and not be worrying about their telecoms.

SCG Wales is your single stop for cost saving telecommunications with exceptional levels of support.

To find out more about our services, please contact us on 01656 33 44 55 or email our sales team at sales@scgwales.com 

https://www.scgwales.com/wcva-trusted-provider/

Cymdeithas Cyfieithwyr Cymru

With an increasing number of voluntary organisations and charities recognising the importance of using Welsh in their activities, members of WCVA can take advantage of reduced rates on translation and interpreting services from many members of Cymdeithas Cyfieithwyr Cymru.

To find a translator or an interpreter who can do this, go to the Association’s website – www.cyfieithwyr.cymru/en/find-a-translator-interpreter – click on ‘Translator’ or ‘Interpreter’ and then scroll down to ‘WCVA offer’. A list of translators/interpreters who have indicated that they can provide a discounted service will appear. It is your responsibility to contact them directly. Discounts will vary. It is for each individual translator/interpreter to decide how much discount to offer.

Cymdeithas Cyfieithwyr Cymru – the association of Welsh translators and interpreters – is the national association which leads, develops and promotes professional English/Welsh translation and interpreting. It is the only professional association for English/Welsh translators and interpreters. It has three levels of membership: Full and Basic membership for translators and Interpreting membership; as well as a process for recognising translation/interpreting companies. All members commit to the Association’s Code of Professional Conduct.

Use swyddfa@cyfieithwyr.cymru to contact Cymdeithas Cyfieithwyr Cymru.

Utility Aid

Utility Aid is the UK’s largest energy broker for the not-for-profit sector.

We are passionate about ensuring charities get quality service and support and are delighted to be working with WCVA to offer you access to our expertise.

Our dedicated team provide a high-level service to organisations of all sizes, to manage and maintain your energy portfolio. Including Procurement, Bureau services, Full Account management, Historical Audits and Carbon Reporting and Net Zero Planning. To date we have saved our charity customers over £4m through our invoice validation services.

You can be assured that you will be in safe hands with our team of customer focused, experts.  We were awarded the Best Customer Service 2022 (Energy Live Awards).

We are offering a desktop audit to WCVA members, the audit will identify any discrepancies on invoices, including:

  • Consumption fluctuations
  • Inaccurate billing
  • Incorrect VAT
  • Incorrect tariff
  • General anomalies

Contact our Partnership Manager Emily Berry, to find out more.

t: 0808 178 2021

e: eberry@utility-aid.com

Or alternatively send us an enquiry www.utility-aid.co.uk/contactform/WCVA

recruit3

recruit3 is developed in Wales in association with WCVA and The Big Issue Cymru. We are dedicated to finding talented and ambitious people to work in the third sector in Wales and help people to find jobs that make a real difference to people’s lives.

Through a combination of our website, social media, and printed media we will find the best candidates for your vacancy quickly and efficiently. We offer tailored packages to suit your budget and can promote the vacancy in both English and Welsh to ensure the right candidate is found.

recruit 3 is run for the third sector, by the third sector to offer you cost effective, tailored promotion of your vacancy to ensure you find the right person for your organisation.

We are pleased to offer WCVA members a 5% discount on your chosen recruitment package with us.

Please get in touch to discuss your recruitment needs.

Make sure to mention your WCVA membership at the time of getting in touch to take advantage of your discount.

Thomas Carroll

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With 50 years’ experience, Thomas Carroll Group plc is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of business insurance brokingpersonal insurance brokingemployee benefitswealth managementhealth & safety and employment law consultancy.

Over the years we have moved closer to our clients, opening local offices in Swansea, Pembrokeshire, HerefordNewport and London in addition to our headquarters in Caerphilly, near Cardiff. Our client-focused ethos, friendly approach and in-house claims management has resulted in strong and long-lasting relationships which have seen our award-winning group grow from strength to strength.

We are Chartered in some of our insurance companies and the principal of independent advice is central to our business culture. Chartered status is only achieved by companies who demonstrate commitment to maintaining the highest standards of technical competence and ethical conduct.

We have worked with the voluntary sector for more than 25 years and have valuable knowledge of sector specific challenges and solutions.  If you would like to learn more please contact us via email: contact@thomas-carroll.co.uk or telephone 02920 853788.

Pugh

Pugh Computers- Experts in Modern Workplace Solutions

With 40 years’ experience, Pugh are leading suppliers of software licensing, hardware solutions and professional services to the voluntary sector. Pugh negotiate exclusive pricing to create affordable, bespoke Modern Workplace bundles, offering best-in-class software and hardware at heavily discounted prices. Pugh help develop your technology and sustainability strategies, providing services in Welsh and English.

As a Microsoft Gold Partner, Pugh get your Microsoft 365 environment legally licensed and deployed and help with training, adoption and change management. Services include Teams training and designing and setting up Teams & Zoom certified meeting rooms with hardware from Yealink, Poly, Logitech, Jabra, Lenovo, Apple and Microsoft Surface, plus SMART and Promethean interactive screens.

As an Adobe Elite Partner, Pugh offer Creative Cloud solutions as well as Adobe Sign, a modern e-signature solution to speed up workflows and help you become greener.

Pugh supply laptops and tablets combined with accessories for complete Modern Workplace packages and offer pre-configured software on devices, next day delivery, delivery to home addresses and flexible finance.

WCVA members are eligible for a FREE 45-minute consultancy service with Pugh to review and develop their technology strategy. Pugh also host regular online webinars to educate members on latest Modern Workplace developments.

Find out more at pugh.co.uk