Author Archives: Lisa Hornung

Lisa Hornung

About Lisa Hornung

Lisa Hornung is a data and research manager in the research team at NCVO. She leads on the data collection, analysis and communication of the UK Civil Society Almanac. More widely, she helps to ensure that NCVO remains at the forefront of voluntary sector data collection and analysis.

What can the UK civil society almanac tell us about charities’ challenges now and in the future?

The latest edition of our comprehensive overview of voluntary sector facts to help better understand the challenges charities face now and in the future. Continue reading

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‘Tis the season to be voluntary

The weather outside is frightful, but our list of festive charities is delightful! Continue reading

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Gender pay gap in large charities: findings from the latest data

Since 2018, UK employers with more than 250 employees are required to report data on the gender pay gap in their organisations. Here are the key findings from charities. Continue reading

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UK Civil Society Almanac 2019: The latest data on the voluntary sector and volunteering

The latest edition of our comprehensive overview of voluntary sector facts and figures launched today with an updated website. Continue reading

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Small charities: Key findings from our data

This blog summarises what we know about small charities based on the UK Civil Society Almanac 2018 and builds on our 2016 analysis for Lloyds Bank Foundation. Continue reading

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Volunteering does not need to stop for over 75s

Rates of volunteering fall sharply in the over-75s, yet evidence shows that older volunteers may benefit a lot from it. This blog presents the key findings from an evaluation of the Residents as Volunteers project, which aimed to support over-75s living in Abbeyfield care homes to volunteer. Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What it says about digital

The civil society strategy celebrates the opportunities brought by digital technologies throughout. Here we look at some of the promises made, as well as missed opportunities. Continue reading

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New volunteering data out today

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published the latest results from its Community Life Survey. Continue reading

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Pale, male and stale? What I learned while researching diversity and volunteering

Why there is a lack of diversity among those who get involved in volunteering, and how organisations can tackle this. Continue reading

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Why people volunteer and why they stop – what the latest data tells us

The UK Civil Society Almanac provides a comprehensive overview of the UK voluntary sector with a lot of information on finance, workforce and volunteering. Ahead of the Almanac 2018 launch in May, Lisa Hornung gives a sneak preview of the latest data on motivations and barriers to volunteering. Continue reading

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