Protecting community transport

Community transport is an essential part of our rich and diverse voluntary sector, but many operators are concerned by how proposed changes to transport legislation will affect them. Continue reading

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Impact round-up: April 2018

The latest news and resources from NCVO Charities Evaluation Services including: slide decks from our Annual Conference sessions, a how-to on sharing your evaluation findings, upcoming training, and more Continue reading

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Why we need a green watchdog with bite after Brexit

With the government promising a new environmental statutory body after the UK leaves the EU, Shara Samra from Greener UK looks at what powers are needed to provide truly effective oversight. Continue reading

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Charities and social enterprises helping us to cross the divides that separate us

All this week BBC news is running a season called Crossing Divides reporting on how people polarised by politics, religion, race, class or age are making connections. We look at some of the initiatives that have hit our radar. Continue reading

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Funding round-up: April 2018

This month, the Work and Pensions select committee publishes a new report into the European Social Fund, charity shops facing a postcode lottery on business rate relief, the Charity Tax Commission consultation, the latest from Funding Central, and more Continue reading

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Pale, male and stale? What I learned while researching diversity and volunteering

Why there is a lack of diversity among those who get involved in volunteering, and how organisations can tackle this. Continue reading

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Five reasons to move your charity to a cloud solution

In this guest blog, Joseph Blass, CEO of Trusted Supplier WorkPlaceLive explains the five key reasons you should consider moving your organisation to a cloud solution. Continue reading

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Health and wellbeing news round-up: April 2018

As part of NCVO’s membership of the Health and Wellbeing Alliance, we’re starting a new series of occasional round-up blogs covering what’s new in the world of health and care. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: April 2018

In this month's round-up: the new Charity Commission chair makes her first keynote speech at NCVO's Annual Conference, news on our new safeguarding course, new research on the gender pay gap, and more. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: April 2018

This month we're celebrating the launch of our new Volunteers' Week website – find out how you can get involved. We also have news on safeguarding resources and training, the upcoming volunteering research conference, and more. Continue reading

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