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Volunteering round-up: May 2022

Latest round-up looking at Vision for Volunteering launch, age friendly inclusive volunteering, European Volunteering Capital 2024 and more. Continue reading

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Charities have a vital role in supporting those arriving from Ukraine

If the role of civil society in February was to support actions within Ukraine, the responsibility of charities is undoubtedly more complex. Continue reading

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How charities and civil society can support Ukraine

The situation in Ukraine is devastating and urgent. Civil society organisations are on the frontline of this war – inside Ukraine, in neighbouring countries supporting refugees, and in countries around the world lobbying governments and raising funds. Continue reading

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The inside track: July 2019

This month's round-up includes new prime minister speculation and another parliamentary grouping of independents. Continue reading

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Freedom of information: time to extend?

A summary of the latest developments in Freedom of Information and outsourcing policy from the ICO, uncovering what this means for charities. Continue reading

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Saying thanks

Whether we’ll admit it or not, we all love to receive a genuine ‘thank you’ for something we have done. There is something that makes even the most cynical of us (guilty as charged) at least feel a little warmth inside us. Even if we don’t always show it. Continue reading

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Volunteering round up: May 2018

The latest news and resources on charity volunteering, including information about Volunteers Week 2018 and NCVO training courses. Continue reading

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What should the government’s new civil society strategy look like?

In this blog post, Karl Wilding discusses government's new civil society strategy, and what questions it might need to answer. Continue reading

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Oxfam and Haiti: Next steps for charities

At NCVO, we believe that the world is changed for good by charities. We also recognise that doing good is, on its own, not enough. How we deliver our work is just as important. In light of the coverage of Oxfam in recent days, we have begun to reflect on the implications and next steps for charities more generally. Continue reading

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Getting Involved: Political participation

What are the trends of political participation and what lessons are there for charity campaigners? Continue reading

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