Author Archives: Charlotte Ravenscroft

About Charlotte Ravenscroft

Charlotte Ravenscroft was NCVO’s head of policy and public services. Charlotte’s wrote about funding, public service delivery, and strengthening the evidence base for voluntary action. She has also worked at The National Lottery Community Fund and the Department for Education.

A bedside view of public services

A personal reflection on the current state of public services - the good and the bad. Continue reading

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Dear Minister

The incoming Minister for Civil Society will be met with copious briefings in the coming weeks, but for easy reading, here's our guide to the voluntary sector. Continue reading

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The five minute policy manager – June 2014

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The Five Minute Policy Manager – May 2014

In a month dominated by elections, here’s NCVO’s latest round-up of policy news for the voluntary sector. 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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Almanac data is a wake up call to government

Though today’s figures may not be surprising, but they are a wake-up call for anyone interested in a healthy voluntary sector and open public services. 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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The five-minute policy manager – February 2014

The latest on welfare, the Lobbying Act, commissioning, the budget, CIC rules, BLF's strategic review, the future of public services and (un)recommended reading… Continue reading

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The five-minute policy manager – January 2014

A policy update for the sector in January 2014 – the lobbying bill, the Charity Commission, welfare reforms, procurement reforms and public service commissioning. Continue reading

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The five-minute policy manager – December 2013

NCVO's 5 minute guide to policy developments affecting the voluntary sector in December 2013. Continue reading

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