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

Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019

The charity sector is becoming more robust against the threat of cyber crime, however, raising awareness and implementing security are crucial to prevent further attacks in the future. Continue reading

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Seven big changes to employment law in April 

Nicola Mullineux from HR specialists Croner looks at how the employment law changes coming into force next month will alter the way you’re currently doing things. Continue reading

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10 Top tips on recruiting and retaining young volunteers

In this article #iwill ambassador Stephen Tutin uses research from NYSAS and NCVO's Time Well Spent research to explain how to recruit and retain younger volunteers. Continue reading

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Benefitting from Time Well Spent: Why is enjoyment taboo in volunteering?

NCVO research showed 'enjoyment' as the top-ranked benefit of volunteering, but why is other research often reluctant to acknowledge enjoyment as a benefit? Continue reading

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Our sector now has its own set of ethical principles

Dame Mary Marsh on how NCVO developed the ethical principles for charities published today. Continue reading

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Compassion in volunteering: Befriending in a UK immigration detention centre

Joanne Vincett, winner of the Campbell-Adamson Memorial Prize at this year's Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference, shares her personal experiences of her work with Yarl's Wood Befrienders. Continue reading

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Tips on recruiting more diverse trustees

The Charity Commission’s ‘Taken on Trust’ report laid bare the lack of diversity on charity boards, highlighting that men outnumber women on boards by two to one. Continue reading

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‘Nothing About Us Without Us’ – what we can learn about trustee diversity from Deaf and Disabled people’s organisations

For Trustees' Week, Alex Hendra from Inclusion London reflects on value of diversity and lived experience on trustee boards, and how to overcome the barriers to participation. Continue reading

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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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