Category Archives: Research

2019 voluntary sector and volunteering research conference: summary highlights

The annual Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference, organised by VSSN and NCVO, took place on 10-11 September at Aston University, Birmingham. Continue reading

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The links between family and volunteering: what the evidence tells us

Joanna Stuart specialises in research and evaluation on volunteering, with recent work including research on the impacts of volunteering in later life and training for organisations on volunteering impact assessment. Continue reading

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Skills gaps in charities: Findings from our latest research briefing

Some of the key findings from our new research briefing on skills and skills gaps in the voluntary sector published today. Continue reading

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Digital skills in the charity sector

Our upcoming research on skills gaps in the charity sector shows charities are struggling with digital skills. How can NCVO help? Continue reading

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Employer-supported volunteering and the changing workplace

Gordon Wilmott from Zurich Insurance reflects on the opportunities and challenges for organisations involved in employer-supported volunteering. Continue reading

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Exploring trends in charities’ incomes

A look at some recent research into how charities' income trajectories have changed in the last decade – by John Mohan and Yeosun Yoon from the Third Sector Research Centre Continue reading

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Gender pay gap in large charities: findings from the latest data

Since 2018, UK employers with more than 250 employees are required to report data on the gender pay gap in their organisations. Here are the key findings from charities. Continue reading

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How salaries are changing in the voluntary sector

With the recent launch of the 2019 Charity Sector Salary Report published by CharityJob and Harris Hill, we thought this would be a good time to examine how salaries are adapting across the sector. Continue reading

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Exploring the links between family and volunteering

We're launching a new research project on families and volunteering. Find out what we're doing and how you can take part. Continue reading

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Charity policy round-up: June 2019

A summary of the key policy and regulatory developments for charities in June 2019 Continue reading

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