Category Archives: Policy

Volunteering round up: April 2017

This month's volunteer round up looks at the general election, National Volunteering Forum, Volunteers' Week, volunteering and mental health, and much more. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: April 2017

The general election, our response to the Charity Governance Code consultation, the House of Lords report, training and events, and more Continue reading

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A snap general election – what should charities be doing?

Theresa May has announced a general election - how should charities be preparing? Continue reading

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What the ICO guidance on GDPR says, and what we think about it

This blog summarises the key issues of consent under the GDPR and NCVO's view of the ICO's draft guidance Continue reading

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Heading for the Brexit door

What voluntary organisations should consider and likely time frames for a negotiating 'window of opportunity' Continue reading

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Public services news round up: March 2017

In this month's public services roundup, we look at the House of Lords Select Committee report on charities, devolution, the Social Value Act, localism and the Budget. Continue reading

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Is the voluntary sector losing its independence?

A discussion of the new civil exchange report on voluntary sector independence, and whether we can think differently about the issue. Continue reading

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Stronger charities demonstrate impact

The Lords Committee's recognises the increasing expectation that charities demonstrate their impact. Continue reading

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House of Lords’ recommendations on volunteering: a positive call to action we can all get behind

The Lords Committee's recommendations on volunteering recognise the value of volunteers, says NCVO's volunteering development manager. Continue reading

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A commissioning environment that’s skewed against smaller charities

The Lords report provides a positive vision for reforming commissioning and procurement, particularly for smaller charities. Continue reading

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