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Posts written by guests who have contributed to NCVO projects and events.

Join our powerful journey: Power & Integrity launch

A guest blog by Alex Cole-Hamilton about Power & Integrity (PI), a non-profit, open-source initiative, which is being hosted within NCVO. Continue reading

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Charities must do more than survive, they must change too

Alex Fox, chief executive of the Mayday Trust calls for charities to embrace 'asset-based' working and looks at how the British Red Cross is assessing its work.   Continue reading

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CEOs respond to findings from ‘Volunteering in England during Covid-19’ report

CEOs respond to the findings of a new report examining the policy response to volunteering in England during the pandemic and the impact on volunteers and organisations. Continue reading

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UK Charity Activity Tags launch

Dr Christopher Damm shares details of a new classification system for charities registered in the UK. Continue reading

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Where power lies: Putting lived experience at the heart of decision-making

Lucy Caldicott talks us through her research, Where Power Lies, which looks at the importance of those with lived experience acting as decision-makers in the voluntary sector. Continue reading

Posted in Charity, Research |

Volunteering and covid: Making sense of where we are and where we might be heading

Joanna Stuart and Laura Crawford explore how volunteering has currently impacted by coronavirus and how it may change as we reach the next phase of the pandemic. Continue reading

Posted in Charity, Looking to the future, Research, Volunteering |

Volunteers and Social Action Leading Change to Address Health Inequalities

Covid-19 has shone a stark light on health inequality. The virus has had a disproportionate impact on many who already face disadvantage and discrimination. Continue reading

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Campaigning for inclusion: How volunteers tackle health inequalities with Mencap

Campaigning for inclusion: How volunteers tackle health inequalities by Anne-Marie, head of volunteering at Mencap. Continue reading

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Addressing health inequalities through volunteering

Dr Jurgen Grotz, director of The Institute for Volunteering Research, shares four key messages around recent conversations about addressing health inequalities through volunteering. Continue reading

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Rebalancing the relationship: Overcoming barriers to collaboration

Following the launch of the final Rebalancing the Relationship report, Mark Simms, chief executive of P3, provides practical advice on how voluntary organisation can overcome barriers to collaboration. Continue reading

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