Author Archives: Karl Wilding

Karl Wilding

About Karl Wilding

Karl Wilding is chief executive of NCVO.

Events, collaborations and ratios – and, of course, the election

NCVO's chief executive reflects on the conversations and issues from the last month, and shares what's coming up. Continue reading

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Up and running: my first few weeks as chief executive

I've been in post for about a month now and I wanted to share some of the conversations I'm having and the things that I'm thinking about. Continue reading

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Are fewer people supporting charities?

A report published today suggests that a smaller proportion of the population are giving to charity. Is a fall in public trust the cause, and what should charities be doing? Continue reading

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Charities: keeping people safe

Charities are in the news again today, following announcements from the Department for International Development and the Charity Commission. Karl Wilding has our take on the issues. Continue reading

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A big idea to support small charities

The National Fund is a £500m charity that legally can't spend a single penny. What can we do about it? Continue reading

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Volunteers’ Week 2018: Making the days count

On the final day of Volunteers' Week, a reflection on the value and diversity of volunteering, and the goal of 'volunteering for all'. Continue reading

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Thriving, independent and diverse: A government strategy for civil society

Our response to the government's consultation on their plans to develop a civil society strategy. Continue reading

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Small change, big difference: Will getting rid of 1p and 2p coins hurt charities?

The Chancellor of the Exchequer yesterday announced a consultation on whether or not we should scrap 1p and 2p coins. In this blog we discuss the impact it could have for charities Continue reading

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What should the government’s new civil society strategy look like?

In this blog post, Karl Wilding discusses government's new civil society strategy, and what questions it might need to answer. Continue reading

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Oxfam and Haiti: Next steps for charities (part III)

Continuing the series of posts reflecting on ongoing developments, and the implications for the sector, in the weeks since the first reports about Oxfam's work in Haiti Continue reading

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