Rethinking trusteeship

Trustees are often senior in age, at the pinnacle of their career with years of professional experience . The Young Trustees Movement was set up to challenge this. Continue reading

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Home is wherever I volunteer

#iwill ambassador Lizzie Beale on the role volunteering plays in helping young people put down roots and become a part of their communities. Continue reading

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Why I’m a charity trustee

A personal perspective on the benefits of trusteeship. Continue reading

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Brexit ‘endgame’: What happens next?

A summary of the hurdles government needs to clear between now and Brexit day. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: November 2018

This week is both Trustees Week and #iwill Week so it's a good time to celebrate the many different ways in which volunteers contribute to their causes. Plus, the latest volunteering news and upcoming training and events. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: November 2018 – Trustees’ Week special

This week we're celebrating the vital contribution that trustees make with free resources, and discounts on governance training and publications, Continue reading

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Why focusing on existing volunteers is key to accelerating progress with diversity

Helen Timbrell is an independent consultant working with the voluntary sector on people and organisational development. Here she writes about the issue of EDI within charities. Continue reading

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Time for Change

Volunteer manager, Norma Jean, has worked with volunteers and charities to create opportunities that upskill people and for organisations to gain real help. Continue reading

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Public policy round-up: October 2018

Update on the key policy and regulatory developments relevant to charities that happened during the month of October 2018 Continue reading

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Impact round-up: October 2018

Welcome to our October impact round-up. This month we look at tackling loneliness, and announce our partnership with Foundation for Social Improvement. Continue reading

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