Tag Archives: Welfare

Welfare-to-work should focus on poverty reduction

Is welfare-to-work counter-productive? Continue reading

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Looking ahead to Autumn Statement 2014

Next Wednesday, George Osborne will be delivering the last Autumn Statement before the General Election. What should charities look out for? Continue reading

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What are your top priorities in volunteering?

VSNW delegates wanted to talk about welfare reforms, how to support quality volunteering and the boundaries between paid work and volunteering. Continue reading

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Five things I’ve learned about poverty

By Karen Snow, executive director of For Common Cause, a crowdsourcing site to help people build micro-enterprises and financial independence. Continue reading

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The five-minute policy manager – July 2014

Public contract regulations, welfare to work, the Cabinet Office Centre for Social Action, and a possible enlargement of the Social Investment Tax Relief scheme. Continue reading

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The five minute policy manager – June 2014

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Add your voice to the welfare reform debate

At the Evolve summit on Monday, I will be asking delegates about their organisations’ experience of the current programme of welfare reforms. Continue reading

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The five-minute policy manager – April 2014

The latest policy news affecting the voluntary sector. Continue reading

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Charities have a fundamental role in the welfare debate

Community Links on the effect of welfare reform, and what charities can do about it - both on the front line and in their policy work. Continue reading

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The five-minute policy manager – March 2014

In the month that brought us #nomakeup selfies, Sports Relief and the Budget, here’s a quick digest from NCVO of the latest news for the voluntary sector. Continue reading

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