Loneliness among young people: Can volunteering help?

We take a look at the evidence around loneliness among young people and the research on whether volunteering can help tackle problem. Continue reading

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How we used your feedback on the difference we make

This week we are launching our Measuring Success survey – an opportunity for our members to tell us how well they think we're doing. This is how what you told us last year has influenced our work. Continue reading

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Thriving, independent and diverse: A government strategy for civil society

Our response to the government's consultation on their plans to develop a civil society strategy. Continue reading

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GDPR: Don’t press the delete button just yet

GDPR is about to come into effect, but Tracey Gyateng from Datakind UK urges organisations to think twice before deleting data that is not directly related to service provision Continue reading

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What to do with a new theory of change

A year on from developing our theory of change, how has it made a difference to what we do? Continue reading

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GaN Canny: Surveying the views of the sector in Gateshead and Newcastle

NCVO vice chair Sally Young, chief executive of Newcastle CVS, on the findings of a new report looking at the views of voluntary sector in local area. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: May 2018

This month, the Charity Commission launches a new trustee welcome pack and you can also take a look at our new compliance checklist for trustees. Plus, the latest regulatory news and upcoming training and events including the NCVO/BWB Trustee Conference. Continue reading

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New Charity Commission guidance on charities’ links to non-charitable organisations

NCVO's response to the Charity Commission's new guidance on how charities work with non-charitable organisations. Continue reading

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Volunteering round up: May 2018

The latest news and resources on charity volunteering, including information about Volunteers Week 2018 and NCVO training courses. Continue reading

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Making volunteering more diverse: Thoughts from NCVO’s Annual Conference

This blog reflects on the latest research on diversity and volunteering from NCVO's annual conference, and asks what charities can do to make volunteering more inclusive. Continue reading

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