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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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Parliament and Brexit: why scrutiny is important

What were the Brexit bills outlined in the Queen's speech and what scrutiny should repatriated powers be subject to? Continue reading

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Volunteering in migrant camps

What happens to all the volunteers and voluntourists who decide to help? Share your experiences. Continue reading

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The House of Lords report on charities: what you need to know

A look at the new House of Lord's report on Charities and what it means for voluntary sector organisations. Continue reading

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