Public Services News Round-up: December 2018

In this month's digest of news from the public services world, we look at government procurement and the government's search for a domestic violence commissioner. Continue reading

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The inside track: December 2018

[UPDATED 18 December] This month's political round-up includes more on the parliamentary deadlock over Brexit and a new first minister in Wales. Continue reading

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Impact round-up: December 2018

Our final summary of impact and evaluation news for 2018 covers the #YouMadeItHappen campaign, reflections on the recent Data4Good conference, upcoming training and events, and more Continue reading

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Compassion in volunteering: Befriending in a UK immigration detention centre

Joanne Vincett, winner of the Campbell-Adamson Memorial Prize at this year's Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference, shares her personal experiences of her work with Yarl's Wood Befrienders. Continue reading

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Funding round-up: December 2018

In this month's round-up of funding news we feature a new report into the UK's largest charities, plus all the latest from Funding Central Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: December 2018

This month we look at the UN's International Volunteer Day, the announcement of the European Volunteering Capital 2020, and the importance of having a volunteer strategy. Continue reading

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2019 is the year of the volunteering strategy

The new year is on the horizon and 2019 is NCVO’s centenary year. We are offering ten frontline organisations the chance to join us on a learning journey, to develop a volunteering strategy. Continue reading

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A clear message on campaigning

The government has responded to our request for clarification on the use of 'adverse publicity clauses' in contracts. Continue reading

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International Volunteer Day 2018: Building resilience

Today is International Volunteer Day. With the day themed around community resilience we reflect on the crucial role volunteering plays in responding to uncertainty and crises. Continue reading

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What we know about Britain’s biggest charities

We highlight some of the findings from our new report on super-major charities. Continue reading

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