Tag Archives: Civil Society

Civil Society Strategy Published

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has launched the first Civil Society Strategy in 15 years, which will build stronger communities by bringing businesses, charities and the public sector together, and put communities and charities at the … Continue reading

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Update On Civil Society Strategy

Update from NCVO: “The engagement exercise that DCMS ran to inform its civil society strategy ended earlier this month, and you can read NCVO’s response in Karl’s blog. I also attended the ‘Civil Society in the 21st century’ event, where the Minister Matt Hancock … Continue reading

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National Consultations and Policy Update

Culture is Digital Strategy to Unlock Potential of Culture Sector The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has published a report setting out a framework for how culture and technology can work together to increase participation and boost … Continue reading

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Fully Funded PhD Study Opportunity

The Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR) at Sheffield Hallam University, in partnership with NCVO, is offering a fully funded ESRC PhD studentship as part of the ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership: “Understanding the impact of enduring … Continue reading

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Civil Society Strategy: Written statement

Made by: Lord Ashton of Hyde (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) “My hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (Tracey Crouch) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement: I … Continue reading

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Join The Civil Society Futures Inquiry

A number of individuals and organisations have already committed to hosting conversations and contributing in other ways to the Civil Society Futures Inquiry. NAVCA are planning on hosting their own national ‘conversation’ as part of their annual event later this year, … Continue reading

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A Shared Society? The Independence Of The Voluntary Sector In 2017

The commissioning and regulatory environment is continuing to discourage charities from campaigning, according to ‘A Shared Society?  The independence of the voluntary sector in 2017′ which is the latest publication from Civil Exchange.  In it the think tank calls on … Continue reading

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Minister Announces Review Of Social Value Act

The minister for civil society has announced that there will be another review of the Social Value Act. Rob Wilson said that a review will be looking at the next stage for the act and will involve roundtable discussions with … Continue reading

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Number 10 Launches New Policy Unit

New policy unit designed to improve relations with the voluntary sector Number Ten has set up a new policy unit to improve relations with charities, faith organisations and businesses. Charlotte Lawson, who was previously development and strategic partnerships director at the … Continue reading

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Latest News From Office For Civil Society

The update below includes the following: Cabinet Office Updates: • Youth Social Action Fund (closes 28 August 2015) • Community Life Survey 2014 to 2015 findings published Updates relevant to Cabinet Office policy themes: • UN International Youth Day 2015 … Continue reading

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