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Posts written by guests who have contributed to NCVO projects and events.

Skills-based volunteering: Benefits for all involved

Graham Frankland of the Skills Exchange Alliance discusses the benefits of skills-based volunteering Continue reading

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Voting and public opinion: What you need to know

The more we understand how the public opinion works the better we can influence. Phillip Cowley sheds light on some of our more unusual voting trends. Continue reading

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Would free analytical help benefit your organisation?

Dani Evans explains how the Analytical Voluntary Programme matches voluntary sector organisations requiring support with government analysts Continue reading

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Funders are coming together to challenge low pay in the charity sector

Emma Kosmin from the Living Wage Foundation argues for paying the living wage in the voluntary sector Continue reading

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Why the hell would I volunteer? How working on a campaign gave me the ‘bug’

Ahead of his keynote speech at NCVO's Campaigning Conference, Johnny Mercer MP recalls how he discovered the power of volunteering while on the campaign trail. Continue reading

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Beyond ‘egos and logos’: Building an effective campaign coalition after Brexit

Why a coalition may benefit you and where you can find guidance on making it work Continue reading

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Five thoughts on the voluntary sector delivering public services

James Rees from the Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership discusses key points from his recently published book Continue reading

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Are good charity chairs born or made?

Rosalind Oakley from the Association of Chairs explains what recent research tells us about support and development for chairs of trustee boards Continue reading

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Bringing your charity’s supporters closer to parliament

Emily Unell from the House of Commons on the relationship between charities and parliament and how you can get involved in UK Parliament Week Continue reading

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Charity leadership in an uncertain future

Leadership developers Edward Kellow and Rebecca Nestor discuss the issues leaders may currently face and a theory which could help Continue reading

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