Author Archives: Nick Davies

Nick Davies

About Nick Davies

Nick was NCVO's public services manager until March 2017. He is also a trustee of the South London Relief in Sickness Fund.

Public services news round-up: February 2017

This month looks at the Road Ahead, probation reforms, commissioning social action, public service performance, recruitment for a brilliant job at NCVO and more Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: January 2017

Volunteering and public services, small charity friendly commissioning, outcomes-based contracts, VAT after Brexit, Commissioning Academy & Constructive Voices Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: December 2016

Resolution of the anti-lobbying clause, research and policy action to support smaller charities engage with public services, and local government funding Continue reading

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New public services measures: what next?

We reflect on the government's recently announced measures to support small and medium-sized charities involved in public services. Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: November 2016

The autumn statement, sustainability and transformation plans, public sector perceptions, criminal justice, person-centred care and training. Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: October 2016

This month's roundup features payment by results, National Citizen Service, good funding practice and more. Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: September 2016

This month's roundup features free consortia resources, an opportunity to shadow civil servants, entertaining procurement guidance (yes, really) and more Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: August 2016

Devolution survey, Cultural Commissioning models, Sustainability and Transformation plans, NCVO's Trustee Conference and more Continue reading

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Transforming Rehabilitation: One year on

Our second report monitoring the role of voluntary sector organisations in the Transforming Rehabilitation probation reforms. Continue reading

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Government contracting with small and medium-sized enterprises

We look at the new NAO report on government contracting with SMEs which highlights the difficulties faced by charities seeking to win government contracts Continue reading

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