Author Archives: Stuart Etherington

Stuart Etherington

About Stuart Etherington

Sir Stuart Etherington has been chief executive of NCVO since 1994.

Further ways to strengthen fundraising self-regulation

Now the IoF has agreed to overhaul its standards committee, what else do we need to do strengthen self-regulation? Continue reading

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A referendum on Britain in Europe: what role for the voluntary sector?

Two key challenges are perceived to face the prime minister: devolution and Britain’s future role in, or membership of, the European Union. Continue reading

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Sir Stuart Etherington’s letter to the voluntary sector, 2015

Sir Stuart's annual letter to charities setting on the big issues ahead, discusses politics and living up to our values. Continue reading

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Employee volunteering proposals would be good for business

Far from being a burden on business, supporting staff to volunteer has substantial benefits for employers, as more and more are realising. Continue reading

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The year ahead

Our thoughts are now turning to the year ahead and the challenges and opportunities we face in 2015, a year for which we have been planning for some time. Continue reading

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Our review of the Charity Commission’s governance

Sir Stuart explains NCVO’s plan to conduct a review of the Charity Commission’s governance structure and its board appointments process. Continue reading

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The Lobbying Act: The biggest risk now is staying silent

No one must scare charities into undue self-censorship, writes NCVO’s chief executive. Continue reading

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My letter to the WW1 soldier behind NCVO

A hundred years on from WW1, we look at the life and legacy of Edward Birchall. Continue reading

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Nick Hurd – committed, engaged, knowledgeable

As Nick Hurd steps down as minister for civil society we review his outstanding work on behalf of the volunteers and the voluntary sector. Continue reading

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