Author Archives: Rebecca Young

Rebecca Young

About Rebecca Young

Rebecca Young is a senior policy officer at NCVO, working primarily on public services and volunteering policy. Before joining NCVO, Rebecca led on mental health, housing and disability policy at the National Union of Students.

Five principles for organisations to ensure an inclusive response to coronavirus 

An outline of key principles from Charity So White on the unequitable impact of coronavirus on BAME communities. Continue reading

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New procurement guidance in response to covid-19: Implications for charities

Our initial thoughts on the new procurement guidance and what it means for charities. Continue reading

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Equity, diversity and inclusion: Our journey so far – Part 2

NCVO has taken some small actions to encourage good EDI practise within our organisation - but it is just the beginning. We identify the next steps in our agenda and will continue to share our learning as we move forward. Continue reading

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Health and Wellbeing Alliance roundup: Tackling health inequalities

We heard from voluntary sector representatives and colleagues from Public Health England about the work they are doing to tackle health inequalities. Continue reading

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Labour’s plan for insourcing: A plan for councils, not communities

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Rebalancing the Relationship: participate in the call for evidence

A call for evidence to better understand competition and collaboration between large and small voluntary organisations bidding to deliver public services. Continue reading

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Rebalancing the relationship between large and small voluntary organisations

A new project to rebalance the relationship between large and small voluntary organisations bidding for contracts Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What it says about public services

Public service design and delivery is a key theme of the civil society strategy. Here we explore how the aims laid out in the Strategy will be achieved. Continue reading

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Carillion inquiry submission: The system needs to change

We know that the current public service provision system makes it hard for the voluntary sector to compete with the likes of Carillion. This blog discusses the Carillion inquiry and potential implications for the voluntary sector. Continue reading

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