Tag Archives: Public services

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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Public Services News Roundup: July 2017

In this month's public services roundup, we look at the Health and Wellbeing Alliance, the VCSE Health Review, and some examples of great commissioning practice. Continue reading

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The VCSE Health Review One Year On

Progress so far on the review looking at partnerships and investment between the voluntary and health care sectors Continue reading

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A manifesto for employment: How government can help people build skills and get a job

How replacing EU programmes and making it easier for unemployed people to volunteer could help people into employment Continue reading

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Make it easier for charities and volunteers to support our public services

NCVO believe more can be done if a more enabling environment for volunteering existed and in our manifesto we make suggestions about how this could be achieved. Continue reading

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What does the new UK Civil Society Almanac tell us?

Some of the headline findings on the voluntary sector from the latest research Continue reading

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Public services news round up: March 2017

In this month's public services roundup, we look at the House of Lords Select Committee report on charities, devolution, the Social Value Act, localism and the Budget. Continue reading

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Commissioning libraries to improve public health

How the St Helen's Library Services arts programme improved health and wellbeing among the local community. Continue reading

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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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Stronger Charities Report on Funding and Finance

The Lords Report sets out a constructive vision of how the sector’s funding could change for the better. Continue reading

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