How can councils better support the local voluntary sector?

Paul Streets from Lloyds Bank Foundation discusses a new report on the experience of small charities in local public service commissioning Continue reading

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Youth volunteering – do we need a new focus?

Matthew Linning from Volunteer Scotland discusses how research in Scotland shows differences in volunteering rates between young people from different backgrounds Continue reading

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What working on the easy-read Trustee Guide taught me about making trusteeship more accessible

A look the development of, and the thinking behind, the easy-read version of our Good Trustee Guide which launches today. Continue reading

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Sustainable funding round-up: December 2016

Fundraising regulator, anti-lobbying clause, support for fundraisers and more Continue reading

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Reflections on the Autumn Statement

There’s always more to the autumn statement than the numbers that the chancellor chooses to dwell on. Continue reading

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Improving our website with user research: What you told us

Why we decided to use user research to make our websites easier to use, and what we did Continue reading

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A resolution to the anti-lobbying clause

An analysis of the government's announcement of 10 minimum grant making standards and changes to the anti-lobbying clause Continue reading

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Policy round-up: November 2016

A summary of some of the key policy developments affecting charities in November 2016. Continue reading

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Realising the value of the voluntary sector in health and care

Don Redding from National Voices discusses the importance of the voluntary sector in health and care Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: November 2016

Youth social action, National Citizen Service bill, support for trustees, volunteering in health care, upcoming training and more Continue reading

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