Tag Archives: Volunteering

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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Proving the value of mentoring and befriending projects

Support with impact evaluation for organisations running mentoring and befriending projects 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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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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Volunteering round-up: January 2017

National Citizen Service bill, volunteer legal status and reward, mentoring and befriending, supporting trustees, volunteering in later life, training and more Continue reading

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How clear are you on legal issues concerning your volunteers?

Essential legal information for volunteer managers on legal status and reward and recognition 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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Policy Round-Up: December 2016

This blog provides a summary and commentary of some of the key developments in policy affecting charities during the month of December 2016. Continue reading

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Ten things I didn’t know this time last year

Interesting research relating to the voluntary sector from the past year Continue reading

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Five questions we should be asking about volunteering in 2017

It's customary to make predictions for the next year, but 2016 has shown how tricky they can be. Instead here are questions you should be asking. Continue reading

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