Author Archives: Sam Mercadante


About Sam Mercadante

Sam Mercadante is our policy and insights manager working primarily on funding and finance policy.

The Procurement Bill: what does it mean for charities?

On 11 May 2022, the government published the procurement bill which aims to improve regulation of public procurement. We explore what this means for charities. Continue reading

Posted in Charity, Governance, Policy, Politics and civil society, Research |

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund: What needs to happen next

NCVO is calling on the government to take steps to ensure the UK Shared Prosperity Fund is delivered effectively, to support levelling up.   Continue reading

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Autumn Budget and Comprehensive Spending Review 2021

The Autumn Statement sets out the government’s short-term plans, while the Spending Review gives a multi-year view of policies and associated spending. Continue reading

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