Tag Archives: Strategy

The Road Ahead 2019 – what can charities expect from the year ahead?

NCVO's annual report The Road Ahead is available now, looking at what 2019 has in store for charities and how they can prepare. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: December 2018

This month we look at the UN's International Volunteer Day, the announcement of the European Volunteering Capital 2020, and the importance of having a volunteer strategy. Continue reading

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2019 is the year of the volunteering strategy

The new year is on the horizon and 2019 is NCVO’s centenary year. We are offering ten frontline organisations the chance to join us on a learning journey, to develop a volunteering strategy. Continue reading

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Impact round-up: October 2018

Welcome to our October impact round-up. This month we look at tackling loneliness, and announce our partnership with Foundation for Social Improvement. Continue reading

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Strategy is about power: how will you use it?

A strategy is not just the plan on paper: it is the process by which an organisation reaches agreement about its direction, priorities and resources. Continue reading

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Savings that support your social mission

Justin Hort, Head of Savings at Charity Bank, calls on charities and social enterprises to save with a bank that supports the social sector.  Continue reading

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The Charity Commission’s ‘Statement of Strategic Intent’: what it says, and what it should say

The Charity Commission's new five-year strategy is ambitious and laudable, but there could be more focus on regulatory basics. 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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Public policy round-up: May 2018

This blog provides a summary of some of the key regulatory and policy developments relevant to charities that happened in May 2018. Continue reading

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Why charities need digital design principles to create #betterdigitalservices

Over the last two and a half years at CAST, we’ve worked with over 300 charities to help them embed digital and design approaches into their services. We’ve seen first-hand that voluntary sector organisations are struggling to adapt services to the digital age, and to respond to the needs and expectations of users. Continue reading

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