Category Archives: Policy

Thriving, independent and diverse: A government strategy for civil society

Our response to the government's consultation on their plans to develop a civil society strategy. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: May 2018

This month, the Charity Commission launches a new trustee welcome pack and you can also take a look at our new compliance checklist for trustees. Plus, the latest regulatory news and upcoming training and events including the NCVO/BWB Trustee Conference. Continue reading

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New Charity Commission guidance on charities’ links to non-charitable organisations

NCVO's response to the Charity Commission's new guidance on how charities work with non-charitable organisations. Continue reading

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Volunteering round up: May 2018

The latest news and resources on charity volunteering, including information about Volunteers Week 2018 and NCVO training courses. Continue reading

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Making volunteering more diverse: Thoughts from NCVO’s Annual Conference

This blog reflects on the latest research on diversity and volunteering from NCVO's annual conference, and asks what charities can do to make volunteering more inclusive. Continue reading

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The inside track: May 2018

This month's political news round-up includes the latest on the withdrawal bill, a (limited) reshuffle and by-election news, and information about our upcoming Campaigning Conference. Continue reading

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Public policy round-up: April 2018

A summary of the key policy and regulatory developments during the last month, including publication of the final report from the House of Commons committee on citizenship and civic engagement, highlights from our Annual Conference, and the future of the National Lottery. Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: April 2018

This month we have a bumper edition of news and events including the launch of the next phase of the VCSE Review, the upcoming PSTA conference, new Health and Wellbeing Alliance events, and more Continue reading

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Protecting community transport

Community transport is an essential part of our rich and diverse voluntary sector, but many operators are concerned by how proposed changes to transport legislation will affect them. Continue reading

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Why we need a green watchdog with bite after Brexit

With the government promising a new environmental statutory body after the UK leaves the EU, Shara Samra from Greener UK looks at what powers are needed to provide truly effective oversight. Continue reading

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