Category Archives: Policy

Public services news round up: May 2017

Paul discusses our general election manifesto, ESF-funded projects, where government funding is going, charities and service delivery, and much more. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: May 2017

Dan Francis discusses our manifesto, models of governance, tips for building a successful new charity, governance code, Charity Commission news, training and events. Continue reading

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What do the party manifestos mean for charities and volunteering?

Party manifestos have been published - what do they mean for charities and volunteering? Continue reading

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Make it easier for charities and volunteers to support our public services

NCVO believe more can be done if a more enabling environment for volunteering existed and in our manifesto we make suggestions about how this could be achieved. Continue reading

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A manifesto for building and supporting communities

The election is a chance to discuss how we can support local communities through the challenges facing them. Continue reading

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The apprenticeship levy: Options for charities

In England, the apprenticeship levy is in place. Charities paying it need to plan how to spend their funds or they will lose them. Continue reading

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A brief history of party manifestos and charities

Party manifestos are launched this week - what have they said in the past about charity policy? Continue reading

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Volunteering round up: May 2017

This month's volunteer round up looks at NCVO's general election message, Volunteers' Week, the launch of the Almanac and much more. Continue reading

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A manifesto for volunteering: What government can do to help volunteering make an even bigger difference

Why volunteering matters, what government can do to support it, and what you can do to help Continue reading

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The Almanac 2017 findings – what do they mean for you?

This blog considers the implications for charities of the key facts and stats abouit the charity sector from NCVO 2017 Civil Society Almanac Continue reading

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