Author Archives: Stuart Etherington

Stuart Etherington

About Stuart Etherington

Sir Stuart Etherington has been chief executive of NCVO since 1994.

Paying tribute to NCVO’s history and looking to the future

NCVO has signed a statement of cooperation with its French and German counterparts, to coincide with a visit to the war grave of the soldier whose donation helped found the organisation. Continue reading

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Everyone has the right to feel safe

Anyone who comes into contact with a charity – whether as a staff member, a service user or volunteer – should be confident that they will be treated with respect, dignity and fairness. Continue reading

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Time to celebrate

Some of the highlights and insights from this years Volunteers' Week. Continue reading

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The dangers of a no-deal Brexit

No-deal Brexit would be harmful for charities and the people and causes they work for, says NCVO chief executive, Sir Stuart Etherington Continue reading

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Brexit, then what? It’s time for civil society to shape our future

In his new year letter to the sector, Sir Stuart Etherington considers the role civil society must play in a changing Britain. Continue reading

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A clear message on campaigning

The government has responded to our request for clarification on the use of 'adverse publicity clauses' in contracts. Continue reading

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Why small charities matter to us all

At the start of Small Charity Week 2018, NCVO's chief executive says we all have a duty to support small charities. Continue reading

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Charities are working hard to fix abuse problems

Ethical dilemmas and logistical problems abound in international aid, but many charities have been improving their reporting processes so that incidents of abuse can be identified and dealt with effectively. Continue reading

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Sir Stuart Etherington’s new year letter to the sector 2018

Charities, community groups and volunteering will be crucial to helping resolve division and unease in society, says NCVO's chief executive, Sir Stuart Etherington Continue reading

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National Citizen Service partnership with Scouts is a step in the right direction

A new partnership between NCS and the Scouts Association is a positive step, writes NCVO's chief executive. Continue reading

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