Tag Archives: Welfare

What are your top priorities in volunteering?

VSNW delegates wanted to talk about welfare reforms, how to support quality volunteering and the boundaries between paid work and volunteering. Continue reading

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Five things I’ve learned about poverty

By Karen Snow, executive director of For Common Cause, a crowdsourcing site to help people build micro-enterprises and financial independence. Continue reading

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The five-minute policy manager – July 2014

Public contract regulations, welfare to work, the Cabinet Office Centre for Social Action, and a possible enlargement of the Social Investment Tax Relief scheme. Continue reading

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The five minute policy manager – June 2014

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Add your voice to the welfare reform debate

At the Evolve summit on Monday, I will be asking delegates about their organisations’ experience of the current programme of welfare reforms. Continue reading

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The five-minute policy manager – April 2014

The latest policy news affecting the voluntary sector. Continue reading

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Charities have a fundamental role in the welfare debate

Community Links on the effect of welfare reform, and what charities can do about it - both on the front line and in their policy work. Continue reading

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The five-minute policy manager – March 2014

In the month that brought us #nomakeup selfies, Sports Relief and the Budget, here’s a quick digest from NCVO of the latest news for the voluntary sector. Continue reading

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What you told us – the big issues for the sector ahead of the next General Election

Here’s our round-up document of what you told us in our member consultation - outlining the issues highlighted, case studies and more on our election work. Continue reading

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Budget 2014: No surprises for the sector as Chancellor plays it safe

A short analysis of the impact of Budget 2014 on the voluntary sector Continue reading

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