Charities and the Lobbying Act: the Electoral Commission’s view

Ben Wilkinson, head of external communications at the Electoral Commission, discusses the non-party campaigning rules in light of the snap general election. Continue reading

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A manifesto for employment: How government can help people build skills and get a job

How replacing EU programmes and making it easier for unemployed people to volunteer could help people into employment Continue reading

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Public services news round up: May 2017

Paul discusses our general election manifesto, ESF-funded projects, where government funding is going, charities and service delivery, and much more. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: May 2017

Dan Francis discusses our manifesto, models of governance, tips for building a successful new charity, governance code, Charity Commission news, training and events. Continue reading

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What do the party manifestos mean for charities and volunteering?

Party manifestos have been published - what do they mean for charities and volunteering? Continue reading

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Make it easier for charities and volunteers to support our public services

NCVO believe more can be done if a more enabling environment for volunteering existed and in our manifesto we make suggestions about how this could be achieved. Continue reading

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A manifesto for building and supporting communities

The election is a chance to discuss how we can support local communities through the challenges facing them. Continue reading

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The apprenticeship levy: Options for charities

In England, the apprenticeship levy is in place. Charities paying it need to plan how to spend their funds or they will lose them. Continue reading

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A brief history of party manifestos and charities

Party manifestos are launched this week - what have they said in the past about charity policy? Continue reading

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Volunteering round up: May 2017

This month's volunteer round up looks at NCVO's general election message, Volunteers' Week, the launch of the Almanac and much more. Continue reading

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