Category Archives: Charity

Our key lessons from Trustees’ Week 2020

As we approach the end of Trustees' Week, we provide a summary of the weeks events and key lessons to come away with to improve the effectiveness and impact of boards. Continue reading

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Trustees’ Week 2020: Supporting good governance during the pandemic

With Trustees' Week in full swing, we give you the lowdown on the various activities we've got planned over the next week as well as wider events in the trustee sphere. Continue reading

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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) round-up: September 2020

The second of our EDI round-ups where members of our internal EDI working group take turns to share what they’ve been reading and thinking about over the last month. Continue reading

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Beyond charities: Looking at wider civil society

Today we published our civil society briefing which gives a fuller picture of the size, scope and finances of civil society in the UK. Here we explore some of the key trends identified. Continue reading

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Some staff reflections on our equity, diversity and inclusion journey so far

NCVO staff members reflect on phase one of the internal equity diversity and inclusion work carried out. Continue reading

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BAME network reflections on our equity, diversity and inclusion work

The BAME network at NCVO reflect on the first phase of our equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) work, and their hopes for creating a more inclusive working culture at NCVO. Continue reading

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Equity diversity and inclusion at NCVO: What we need to do next

Karl Wilding, chief executive at NCVO, reflects on his own personal learning journey on equity diversity and inclusion (EDI), as well as how NCVO is taking the first steps towards being a more inclusive organisation. Continue reading

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Hardwiring equity diversity and inclusion into our governance at NCVO

Interim chair of trustees, Anne Heal, reflects on NCVO’s work on equity, diversity and inclusion, what we have learnt as an organisation so far and the changes we are making to ensure the organisation is a place where everyone feels welcomed and empowered. Continue reading

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What can the UK civil society almanac tell us about charities’ challenges now and in the future?

The latest edition of our comprehensive overview of voluntary sector facts to help better understand the challenges charities face now and in the future. Continue reading

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The Charity Commission’s report into the RNIB – issues for all trustees to think about

This blog draws out key lessons for trustees following the Charity Commission's statutory inquiry report into the RNIB Continue reading

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