Category Archives: Policy

What NCVO thinks about a new draft Code of Fundraising Practice

The Fundraising Regulator (FR) has been consulting on a new, redrafted Code of Fundraising Practice, and the consultation closed on Friday 16 November. Continue reading

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Tips on recruiting more diverse trustees

The Charity Commission’s ‘Taken on Trust’ report laid bare the lack of diversity on charity boards, highlighting that men outnumber women on boards by two to one. Continue reading

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‘Nothing About Us Without Us’ – what we can learn about trustee diversity from Deaf and Disabled people’s organisations

For Trustees' Week, Alex Hendra from Inclusion London reflects on value of diversity and lived experience on trustee boards, and how to overcome the barriers to participation. Continue reading

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Brexit ‘endgame’: What happens next?

A summary of the hurdles government needs to clear between now and Brexit day. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: November 2018

This week is both Trustees Week and #iwill Week so it's a good time to celebrate the many different ways in which volunteers contribute to their causes. Plus, the latest volunteering news and upcoming training and events. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: November 2018 – Trustees’ Week special

This week we're celebrating the vital contribution that trustees make with free resources, and discounts on governance training and publications, Continue reading

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Public policy round-up: October 2018

Update on the key policy and regulatory developments relevant to charities that happened during the month of October 2018 Continue reading

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Autumn Budget 2018 – Between a rock and a (potentially) hard Brexit

The last time a Budget was held on a Monday was 1962, the same year that saw John Glenn launch from Cape Canaveral to become the first American to orbit the Earth. Continue reading

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Funding and Finance Round-Up: October 2018

This month's roundup includes a difficult Budget for the Chancellor, Royal Botanic Gardens grants and an update on the Charity Tax Commission and JustGiving. Continue reading

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Public Services News Round-Up: October 2018

The Autumn Budget is due next week which means all eyes are on the chancellor as he prepares to reveal whether austerity really is 'over'. Continue reading

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