Tag Archives: Participation

Public Policy Round-Up: July 2017

This blog provides an overview of the key policy, legislative and other developments relevant to charities for the month of July 2017 Continue reading

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National Citizen Service partnership with Scouts is a step in the right direction

A new partnership between NCS and the Scouts Association is a positive step, writes NCVO's chief executive. Continue reading

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Silver service: Barriers to volunteering among the over-75s …and how to overcome them

Matt discusses findings from IVR’s evaluation of the first year of Abbeyfield’s Residents as Volunteers project, which aims to recruit over-75s to volunteer. Continue reading

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Co-design: Ensuring users’ needs are at the heart of services

The benefits of using a participatory approach to designing services 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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National Citizen Service bill: A first look

The bill and Royal Charter intended to secure the future of NCS and make the NCS Trust more accountable to Parliament and the public. NCS has real potential as part of young people’s journey into social action and volunteering. Continue reading

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Let’s not forget that volunteering benefits all ages

A look at new research which finds a relationship between volunteering and wellbeing, but only for people aged 40 and above. Continue reading

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Community Life Survey results show no change in volunteering

A round-up of today's results from the Government's Community Life Survey, showing the latest data on volunteering. Continue reading

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Why we’re calling to keep Parkrun free

The value of the volunteering event and why Stoke Gifford Parish Council should keep it free for participants Continue reading

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The Charity Commission’s guidance on the EU Referendum sets the wrong tone

An overview of the Charity Commission's guidance for charities on the EU referendum Continue reading

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