Author Archives: Karl Wilding

Karl Wilding

About Karl Wilding

Karl Wilding, Director of Public Policy and Volunteering, leads NCVO's volunteering, policy, research and campaigning work in the UK and internationally. With lead responsibility for shaping the external environment for the voluntary sector, he blogs about the big issues facing voluntary organisations.

Oxfam And Haiti: Next Steps For Charities (Part II)

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Oxfam and Haiti: Next steps for charities

At NCVO, we believe that the world is changed for good by charities. We also recognise that doing good is, on its own, not enough. How we deliver our work is just as important. In light of the coverage of Oxfam in recent days, we have begun to reflect on the implications and next steps for charities more generally. Continue reading

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Look around you: charity is changing

Analysis of recent articles on the future direction of the charity sector. Continue reading

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The Presidents Club scandal: what should charities be thinking about now?

The whole voluntary sector has been appalled by last week’s revelations from the Financial Times’ investigation into the Presidents Club Charitable Trust’s Annual Fundraising Dinner. But we know dealing with some of these issues can be complicated, so we wanted to offer some pointers to help with any questions which might arise. Continue reading

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Getting involved: more of the people, more of the time?

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How to help small charities make a bigger difference

As Small Charity Week gets underway, Karl discusses the ways small charities make a difference and how to help them. Continue reading

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Volunteers’ Week 2017: making a difference

As we start Volunteers' Week 2017, Karl Wilding, NCVO's director of public policy and volunteering, celebrates the difference volunteers make to society. Continue reading

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NCVO’s general election message: charities and volunteering make Britain great

Proposals for the 2017 general election to support and encourage people to get involved in their community through charities and community groups Continue reading

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Is the voluntary sector losing its independence?

A discussion of the new civil exchange report on voluntary sector independence, and whether we can think differently about the issue. Continue reading

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The House of Lords report on charities: what you need to know

A look at the new House of Lord's report on Charities and what it means for voluntary sector organisations. Continue reading

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