Charging for services, trading and ethics (put a poka-yoke in your pipeline)

NCVO's recent report shows that fees charged by charities for services has been a significant source of income growth. But what are the ethical implications? Continue reading

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Quality standards: The value of external accreditation

Accreditation assessor, Janet Lewis-Jones, explains why accreditation is worth the time and money and how organisations can use the criteria to develop best practice. Continue reading

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NCVO public services news round up July 2015

Financial sustainability, the Budget, Freedom of Information, welfare-to-work, managing provider failure, children's residential care, consortium masterclass Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: July 2015

A review of NCVO's latest volunteering forum, welcoming employer supported volunteering, plus upcoming events Continue reading

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Is training being overlooked for volunteer managers?

Findings from NCVO's recent survey on learning and development for volunteer managers. Continue reading

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A financial sustainability review of the voluntary sector

Today, we launch the final report of our financial sustainability review. Continue reading

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Big data and the voluntary sector: sharing is caring

A look at the issues and opportunities surrounding data sharing for the voluntary sector. Continue reading

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Today’s Community Life survey results show no change in rates of formal volunteering

This morning's results from the Community Life survey show that rates of formal volunteering have not changed from last year. Continue reading

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Jargon buster: social investment-readiness – what does it mean?

Making sense of social investment-readiness and funding opportunities for charities and social enterprises. Continue reading

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So you want to assess impact?

What we mean by impact, and what do qualitative methods have to offer? Continue reading

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