NCVO public services news round-up April 2015

Public service transparency, party manifestos, influence commissioners, paid opportunity to produce public service resources, Evolve conference and Bevan Prize. Continue reading

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Welfare-to-work should focus on poverty reduction

Is welfare-to-work counter-productive? Continue reading

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Recognising trustees as hidden volunteers

Trustees give deeply of their time; here's how voluntary organisations can recognise that value and embed it throughout their organisation. Continue reading

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The Five Minute Policy Manager – April 2015

A summary of what has happened in voluntary sector policy in March and April 2015. Continue reading

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General election 2015 manifestos – what they would mean for charities

How have voluntary sector priorities fared among the parties’ proposals for government? Continue reading

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Are there three million new volunteers?

The Conservative manifesto claims a huge increase in volunteering but what does the data say Continue reading

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Get Ready for Volunteers’ Week 2015, 1–7 June

The resources you need to prepare for a fantastic Volunteers' Week 2015. Continue reading

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Employer-Supported Volunteering: What can research tell us about Election 2015 policies?

Collecting together research on employer-supported volunteering, in the light of the recent Conservative manifesto policy on ESV entitlement. Continue reading

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Encouraging active citizenship: the Big Local experience

Some practical lessons in making active citizenship work, from an evaluation of Local Trust's Big Local programme. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: April 2015

The latest volunteering news, guidance and resources, upcoming events, and a social media round-up Continue reading

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