Category Archives: Policy

Spring Budget 2017 – A Chancellor holding his breath

Widely trailed to be a ‘quiet Budget’, the chancellor’s speech today nevertheless gave a clear idea of his approach to the uncertain economic environment. Continue reading

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Building devolution from the ground up

Charities are important partners for local government when devolution plans are being developed and delivered. However, NCVO research suggests this isn't happening nearly enough. Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: February 2017

This month looks at the Road Ahead, probation reforms, commissioning social action, public service performance, recruitment for a brilliant job at NCVO and more Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: February 2017

Volunteers' Week 2017, social action, the role of volunteers in parks, new funding announcements, Annual Conference 2017, training and more Continue reading

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Policy round-up: February 2017

Fundraising regulation, new gender pay, review of the Social Value Act, Brexit, Spring Budget and more Continue reading

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The Road Ahead: What will 2017 mean for charities?

A taster of NCVO's Road Ahead 2017 report, which looks at the key drivers shaping the future of the voluntary sector by carrying out a PEST analysis. Continue reading

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Review of the Social Value Act

Our recommended amendments to the Act and hopes for the scope of the review Continue reading

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Sustainable funding round-up: February 2017

Small Charitable Donations and Childcare Payments Act, funding opportunities, training and events and more Continue reading

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Policy Round-Up: January 2017

Some of the key policy and regulatory developments affecting charities and the voluntary sector this month Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: January 2017

Volunteering and public services, small charity friendly commissioning, outcomes-based contracts, VAT after Brexit, Commissioning Academy & Constructive Voices Continue reading

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