Tag Archives: Participation

Public services news round-up: September 2018

This month's roundup includes the last chance to feed in the open government consultation, important news on the European Social Fund, and upcoming events and training courses. Continue reading

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An action plan for a more open UK government

Andreas Pavlou on the importance of open government in driving transparency and reform, and how you can participate in a new government consultation Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What it says about volunteering

The government acknowledges the value of volunteering and social action in its civil society strategy, but is it pledging anything new? Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What it says about public services

Public service design and delivery is a key theme of the civil society strategy. Here we explore how the aims laid out in the Strategy will be achieved. Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What you need to know

The main themes and key recommendations of the government's civil society strategy, with our commentary. Continue reading

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Volunteer experience survey: The latest

We've made a lot of progress since launching the survey earlier in the year. Here's what we covered and our reflections on the process so far. Continue reading

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Why small charities matter to us all

At the start of Small Charity Week 2018, NCVO's chief executive says we all have a duty to support small charities. Continue reading

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Thriving, independent and diverse: A government strategy for civil society

Our response to the government's consultation on their plans to develop a civil society strategy. Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: April 2018

This month we have a bumper edition of news and events including the launch of the next phase of the VCSE Review, the upcoming PSTA conference, new Health and Wellbeing Alliance events, and more Continue reading

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I’m positive this works

It’s always gratifying receiving positive feedback from charities you’ve helped to secure media coverage. What’s less usual is to get positive feedback from journalists thanking you for enabling them to cover a positive story. This blog looks at constructive journalism, solutions stories and how we can break the cycle of negative news. Continue reading

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