‘Tis the season

Party conference season is upon us. Useful forum for policy debate or just Westminster on tour? Our guide has tips for getting the most out of the conferences. Continue reading

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NCVO, the Lobbying Act and registering with the Electoral Commission

Blog about NCVO's decision about whether to register with the Electoral Commission in advance of the 2015 general election. Continue reading

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Labour Party policy consultation: NCVO response

Details of NCVO's response to the recent Labour Party consultation on the voluntary sector. Continue reading

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G8 social investment report: What do you need to know?

The G8 Social Impact Investment Task Force has released its final report alongside a number of national reports on the state of social investment. What do voluntary organisations need to know about it? Continue reading

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Four reasons why trustees should be on social media

Social media can offer trustees the chance to increase their charity's profile and raise significant funds. Continue reading

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Five ways to stay afloat without more revenue

Alternative strategies for financial sustainability in the current funding landscape. Continue reading

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What business can learn from the voluntary sector

How business could recreate the enthusiasm and commitment of the voluntary sector workforce. Continue reading

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Hot in the city? Charity hot spots and cold spots

Looking into a new report by the Centre for Social Justice Continue reading

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Does your organisation need help with statistics?

Borrow the analytical skills of government statisticians for free! Apply to the Voluntary Sector Placement Scheme for Government Statisticians. Continue reading

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The five minute policy manager – September 2014

The benefits of open public services, and what charities can do to make them more open, society lotteries, the Compact Awards and the SARAH Bill. Continue reading

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