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Public services news round-up: February 2018

This month's round-up includes: new research on the views of commissioners, a Home Office initiative to highlight issues within policing, the latest trends in our new Road Ahead report, and more Continue reading

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Stepping into volunteers’ shoes: A national survey on the volunteer experience

This year, we’ll be engaging volunteers across the country through a national survey to explore and understand their experience of volunteering. Continue reading

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Top tech trends for charities in 2018

In January, we published The Road Ahead, our annual publication that identifies the key political, economic, societal and technological trends for charities in 2018. This blog post gives an overview of the challenges and opportunities of technology for the charity sector. Continue reading

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Oxfam And Haiti: Next Steps For Charities (Part II)

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Governance round-up: February 2018

In the round-up this month Dan focuses specifically on practical actions, tools and resources which boards can use to either improve their policies or assurance. Continue reading

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Dealing with abuse: Are criminal records checks the answer?

There is a lot of coverage of Oxfam this week – leading to a wider discussion on how we can deal with harm and abuse should it arise, and the role of criminal records. As we think about what steps we can all take next, here are some things to consider and resources you might find useful. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: February 2018

This month, we reveal our new Volunteers and the Law online resource, provide our thoughts on safeguarding in light of recent Oxfam headlines, and look at the Full-Time Social Action review. We also highlight upcoming events and training over the coming months. Continue reading

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The Repeal Bill Alliance: How you can help protect rights and standards post-Brexit

Jane Thomas explains the role and purpose of the Repeal Bill Alliance, and how your involvement can shape the UK's future relationship with the EU. Continue reading

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Funding round-up: February 2018

The Road Ahead 2018, Charity Tax Commission advisory and reference groups announced, government review of inheritance tax, new guidance on VAT treatment of grants and contracts, and more. Continue reading

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