Category Archives: Practical support

Governance round-up: June 2017

What beneficiaries bring to trustee boards, an update on the new Charity Governance Code, the 2016 annual return, training and events, and more Continue reading

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How to help small charities make a bigger difference

As Small Charity Week gets underway, Karl discusses the ways small charities make a difference and how to help them. Continue reading

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What does a hung parliament mean for charities?

The election has given us a hung parliament - how can charities use it influence policy? Continue reading

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Sustainable funding round-up: June 2017

GDPR, funding opportunities, guides, training and more Continue reading

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Starting young: Creating the next generation of volunteers

Charlotte Hill from Step Up To Serve and Jessica Taplin from V Inspired explore engaging young people in volunteering Continue reading

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Focus on quality: trustees

Nadeem outlines some of the non-traditional ways that trustees contribute to the quality and success of an organisation. Continue reading

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Volunteers’ Week 2017: making a difference

As we start Volunteers' Week 2017, Karl Wilding, NCVO's director of public policy and volunteering, celebrates the difference volunteers make to society. Continue reading

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Charities and the Lobbying Act: the Electoral Commission’s view

Ben Wilkinson, head of external communications at the Electoral Commission, discusses the non-party campaigning rules in light of the snap general election. 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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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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