Tag Archives: Public services

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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Stuart Etherington’s new year letter to the sector

Thoughts on the big issues effecting the voluntary sector in the coming year Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: December 2016

Resolution of the anti-lobbying clause, research and policy action to support smaller charities engage with public services, and local government funding Continue reading

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New public services measures: what next?

We reflect on the government's recently announced measures to support small and medium-sized charities involved in public services. Continue reading

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A local authority that has taken arts to its heart

Jessica Harris from NCVO's cultural commissioning programme shares Kent County Council's experience of commissioning cultural organisations Continue reading

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How can councils better support the local voluntary sector?

Paul Streets from Lloyds Bank Foundation discusses a new report on the experience of small charities in local public service commissioning Continue reading

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Reflections on the Autumn Statement

There’s always more to the autumn statement than the numbers that the chancellor chooses to dwell on. Continue reading

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A resolution to the anti-lobbying clause

An analysis of the government's announcement of 10 minimum grant making standards and changes to the anti-lobbying clause Continue reading

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Realising the value of the voluntary sector in health and care

Don Redding from National Voices discusses the importance of the voluntary sector in health and care Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: November 2016

The autumn statement, sustainability and transformation plans, public sector perceptions, criminal justice, person-centred care and training. Continue reading

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