Tag Archives: Welfare

What you told us – the big issues for the sector ahead of the next General Election

Here’s our round-up document of what you told us in our member consultation - outlining the issues highlighted, case studies and more on our election work. Continue reading

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Budget 2014: No surprises for the sector as Chancellor plays it safe

A short analysis of the impact of Budget 2014 on the voluntary sector Continue reading

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Five things charities should look out for in Budget 2014

A short analysis of what voluntary organisations should look out for in Budget 2014. Continue reading

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The five-minute policy manager – February 2014

The latest on welfare, the Lobbying Act, commissioning, the budget, CIC rules, BLF's strategic review, the future of public services and (un)recommended reading… Continue reading

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Strengthening the Voluntary Sector’s Voice in Welfare Reform

We want to find out what the cumulative effect of the welfare changes are across the sector as a whole - take part in NCVO's national call for evidence. Continue reading

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The five-minute policy manager – January 2014

A policy update for the sector in January 2014 – the lobbying bill, the Charity Commission, welfare reforms, procurement reforms and public service commissioning. Continue reading

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The five-minute policy manager – December 2013

NCVO's 5 minute guide to policy developments affecting the voluntary sector in December 2013. Continue reading

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New briefing from leading charities – AME cap

NCVO with other leading charities have published a technical briefing which highlights our concerns about the proposed Annually Managed Expenditure cap. Continue reading

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Work Programme continues to fail those furthest from the labour market

Milestone payments, a ‘need based’ grouping system for service users and below prime level performance and referral data. Continue reading

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The big social justice issues – jobs, welfare and demographic change

The 2015 Project was launched by NCVO to pose some big questions to our members, and to ask about the future for charities. Continue reading

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