The civil society strategy: What it says about impact and evaluation

What the government's civil society strategy offers from an evaluation perspective. Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What it says about regulation

What the commitments in the government's civil society strategy mean for charity law and regulation. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: August 2018

This month, we respond to the civil society strategy and the government responds to the Full-Time Social Action review. Plus, thoughts on festival volunteering, automatic disqualification, and more Continue reading

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The inside track: August 2018

Our latest political update includes what went on in the final few weeks before recess, the new Brexit sifting committee, and our summer reading for campaigners. Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What it says about campaigning

The civil society strategy sets out a positive new tone on campaigning, but what does it mean in practice? Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What it says about volunteering

The government acknowledges the value of volunteering and social action in its civil society strategy, but is it pledging anything new? Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What it says about funding and finance

For a long time government has said that it wants to make it easier for charities, particularly smaller ones, to access funding. The civil society strategy lays out some ways this could happen. Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What it says about public services

Public service design and delivery is a key theme of the civil society strategy. Here we explore how the aims laid out in the Strategy will be achieved. Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What you need to know

The main themes and key recommendations of the government's civil society strategy, with our commentary. Continue reading

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Reflections on festival volunteering

In this blog post, Jarina Choudhury shares four important observations after her experience volunteering at a literary festival. Continue reading

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