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About Richard Williams

Richard is the director of enterprise. His brief includes consultancy, training, membership, marketing events and business development, and the development of new products and services that benefit civil society. Richard has worked in the voluntary sector for over 30 years and focused on youth enterprise, unemployment measures, environmental issues, income generation, partnership development, and diversity. He is a trustee of the Restoration of Appearance and Function Trust and an ambassador for The Conservation Volunteers. Richard is a non-executive director of Trustees Unlimited and CaSE Insurance, both NCVO collaborative ventures, and non-executive director of NCVO Trading Ltd. He is the founder of Business Launchpad, formerly the Wandsworth Youth Enterprise Centre.

Safeguarding: do you need to update what you’re doing?

Safeguarding has shot to the top of the sector’s agenda in the wake of the revelations from international development charities. This blog talks about what safeguarding is and the resources available to support with safeguarding. Continue reading

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How charities can improve services and generate savings: The launch of Consult + Assist

British Legion, Barnardos and St Giles Trust benefit from NCVO and Connect Assist's Consult + Assist self support digital service delivery. Continue reading

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Stronger voluntary organisations

How we’ll support the voluntary sector: influencing on its behalf, connecting organisations that can help each other and leading on the issues which affect us all. Continue reading

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