Author Archives: Karl Wilding

Karl Wilding

About Karl Wilding

Karl Wilding, Director of Public Policy and Volunteering, leads NCVO's volunteering, policy, research and campaigning work in the UK and internationally. With lead responsibility for shaping the external environment for the voluntary sector, he blogs about the big issues facing voluntary organisations.

NCVO’s general election message: charities and volunteering make Britain great

Proposals for the 2017 general election to support and encourage people to get involved in their community through charities and community groups Continue reading

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Is the voluntary sector losing its independence?

A discussion of the new civil exchange report on voluntary sector independence, and whether we can think differently about the issue. Continue reading

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The House of Lords report on charities: what you need to know

A look at the new House of Lord's report on Charities and what it means for voluntary sector organisations. Continue reading

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Volunteering and public services: what next?

Speech to the National Volunteering Forum on how we talk about the role of volunteering in public services in the future. Continue reading

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How to talk about charities and campaigning

Current discussion in the media and how charities should respond Continue reading

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Charities and the Conservative Party conference

Our policy director's impressions from the last of the main party conferences Continue reading

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Charities and the Labour Party conference

Intelligence from the Labour party conference for charities. Continue reading

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How to walk from King’s Cross Station to Society Building

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The Office for Civil Society is moving

Reflections on the move of OCS to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). Continue reading

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How charities are responding to the fall in public trust

The work taking place to rebuild public trust in charities Continue reading

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