Author Archives: Guest

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

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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Incentivising regulatory participation: Examining the effectiveness of the Fundraising Levy in England and Wales

Summary of a research paper into the effects of the Fundraising Regulator's approach to naming and shaming charities who didn't contribute to a voluntary levy Continue reading

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A guide to using the volunteering and end-of-life care toolkit

Volunteering and end-of-life care is an evidence-based toolkit to address the problem of supporting people with advanced illness, and their families. Continue reading

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Savings that support your social mission

Justin Hort, Head of Savings at Charity Bank, calls on charities and social enterprises to save with a bank that supports the social sector.  Continue reading

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An action plan for a more open UK government

Andreas Pavlou on the importance of open government in driving transparency and reform, and how you can participate in a new government consultation Continue reading

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Managing employees and volunteers: Your most common questions answered

HR and employment law specialists Croner reveal the most common questions to the helpline asked by NCVO members about managing staff, along with the answers given by their team of experts.  Continue reading

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Using the law to bring about social change

Many charities have campaigned for changes to the law in order to bring about social change. But what are the barriers to this sort of campaigning, and is it right for every cause? Continue reading

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Evidence in campaigning

Emma Taylor Collins from the Alliance for Useful Evidence talks about using the recently published report Evidence for Good in your campaigns. Continue reading

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Top tips for applying for a loan

Charity Bank explain how a loan can be a valuable tool for a charity, not for profit or social enterprise looking to expand its services, grow its assets and secure financial sustainability. Continue reading

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