Author Archives: Elizabeth Chamberlain

Elizabeth Chamberlain

About Elizabeth Chamberlain

Elizabeth is head of policy and public services at NCVO. She has been part of the policy team since 2008, as the expert on charity law and regulation. Her policy interests also include charity campaigning, the sector’s independence, transparency, and accountability.

Our recommendations on putting donors in control

A review of NCVO's recommendations on consent in fundraising and how to treat donors' data Continue reading

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Summer 2016 A to Z – Part One

Some of the important policy issues affecting charities that have come up in Summer 2016. Continue reading

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Are trustees to be discouraged from doing anything?

This blog analyses the Charity Commission's guidance for trustees on litigation, and raises concerns about its tone and the negative message it sends trustees Continue reading

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The five-minute policy manager – May 2016

Charity law, fundraising and more Continue reading

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Lobbying Act: Reviewed and improved

A summary of the key recommendations of Lord Hodgson's review of the Lobbying Act Continue reading

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The Charity Commission’s guidance on the EU Referendum sets the wrong tone

An overview of the Charity Commission's guidance for charities on the EU referendum Continue reading

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The five-minute policy manager: February 2016

Some of the key policy issues of interest to charities and policy/legal enthusiasts Continue reading

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PACAC report on Kids Company: More lessons to be learnt

Following the publication of PACAC's report on the collapse of Kids Company, this post explores what further lessons can be drawn for trustees, the Charity Commission and government. Continue reading

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The five-minute policy manager: January 2016

A quick overview of policy and legal developments affecting charities and the voluntary sector in January 2016 Continue reading

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Charities to work together on moving to ‘opt in’

Information about the working group set up by NCVO to look at how charities move to 'opt in' in the fundraising and communications. Continue reading

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