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A commissioning environment that’s skewed against smaller charities

The Lords report provides a positive vision for reforming commissioning and procurement, particularly for smaller charities. Continue reading

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Charities must have a voice in Brexit

Learning and moving on from the referendum debate Continue reading

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Building devolution from the ground up

Charities are important partners for local government when devolution plans are being developed and delivered. However, NCVO research suggests this isn't happening nearly enough. Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: February 2017

This month looks at the Road Ahead, probation reforms, commissioning social action, public service performance, recruitment for a brilliant job at NCVO and more Continue reading

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The critical role of volunteers within parks

The value of parks, the struggles they face and how volunteers are helping Continue reading

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Review of the Social Value Act

Our recommended amendments to the Act and hopes for the scope of the review Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: January 2017

Volunteering and public services, small charity friendly commissioning, outcomes-based contracts, VAT after Brexit, Commissioning Academy & Constructive Voices Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: December 2016

Resolution of the anti-lobbying clause, research and policy action to support smaller charities engage with public services, and local government funding Continue reading

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New public services measures: what next?

We reflect on the government's recently announced measures to support small and medium-sized charities involved in public services. Continue reading

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A local authority that has taken arts to its heart

Jessica Harris from NCVO's cultural commissioning programme shares Kent County Council's experience of commissioning cultural organisations Continue reading

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