Author Archives: Paul Winyard

Paul Winyard

About Paul Winyard

Paul joined NCVO over seven years ago after working for a leading public affairs agency. Since then he’s led our policy work on a variety of issues, including welfare-to-work reforms, volunteering, the Compact, public service commissioning and procurement regulations. He now leads our work on funding and finance with a particular focus on charity tax relief and safeguarding EU funding post-Brexit.

Autumn Budget 2017 – key points for charities

Today's statement from the chancellor focused on long term goals rather than flashy giveaways. Continue reading

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Sustainable funding round-up: November 2017

Five lessons on grant-making in the UK, Autumn Budget, Data protection, Fundraising Regulator complaints report, Tech for Good 2018, and more. Continue reading

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How the budget could support charities

We've written to the Chancellor with two proposals that will enable charities and volunteers to help vulnerable people find work, and strengthen local grantmaking. Continue reading

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A manifesto for employment: How government can help people build skills and get a job

How replacing EU programmes and making it easier for unemployed people to volunteer could help people into employment Continue reading

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Public services news round up: May 2017

Paul discusses our general election manifesto, ESF-funded projects, where government funding is going, charities and service delivery, and much more. Continue reading

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Make it easier for charities and volunteers to support our public services

NCVO believe more can be done if a more enabling environment for volunteering existed and in our manifesto we make suggestions about how this could be achieved. Continue reading

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A better understanding of where government funding is going

The government's use of charity and Companies House numbers to identify funding recipients is a significant step towards improving transparency. Continue reading

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Public services news round up: March 2017

In this month's public services roundup, we look at the House of Lords Select Committee report on charities, devolution, the Social Value Act, localism and the Budget. Continue reading

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A commissioning environment that’s skewed against smaller charities

The Lords report provides a positive vision for reforming commissioning and procurement, particularly for smaller charities. Continue reading

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Building devolution from the ground up

Charities are important partners for local government when devolution plans are being developed and delivered. However, NCVO research suggests this isn't happening nearly enough. Continue reading

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