Category Archives: Policy

The inside track: October 2021

Our latest update on what’s going on in Westminster that might impact charities, including various bills going through parliament. Continue reading

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Governance Round-up: September 2021

Launch of new guide to recruiting Black and Asian charity trustees, Trustees Week 2021 plans, new guidance on setting up an organisation and more. Continue reading

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What we think the culture secretary got wrong about charities

NCVO responds to Oliver Dowden's article in the Telegraph about the work of charities, their funding, and the role of the Charity Commission and chair. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: August 2021

Following the lifting of restrictions in England last month, and an end to temporary changes to company law in March, we’ve updated our guidance on running meetings. Continue reading

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The inside track: August 2021

Our latest update on what’s going on in Westminster that might impact charities, including a number of bills and the latest on the levelling up agenda. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: July 2021

Trust in charities increases New research published by the Charity Commission shows that trust in charities is recovering to a six-year high. Continue reading

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Volunteer Passports: An update on the scoping review with the voluntary sector

Take a look at our latest work with Volunteering Matters on volunteer passports, to inform a report to No 10 and the Department for Media, Culture and Sport. Continue reading

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The levelling up agenda: Developing a vision with charities and volunteers

Since we submitted our paper to government on the levelling up agenda, we share how we think the government should back charities and volunteering as well as our upcoming plans for this work. Continue reading

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The inside track: June 2021

Our latest political round-up includes news on including legislation on dormant assets and charity law, news on levelling up, and several by-elections. Continue reading

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Volunteers’ Week 2021: A time to say thanks at an important crossroad for volunteering

As we look back over the course of the year, Volunteers' Week is a time to reflect on the vital contribution volunteering has had as well as how this may shift as we look to the future. Continue reading

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