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NCVO’s message about their future strategy

The world around us is changing rapidly and people have more choices than ever when it comes to getting involved in a cause – be that shaping the world around them for the better, protecting the things they think are … Continue reading

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What charities are asking for from the next government

The next UK general election is set to take place on Thursday 12 December. Ahead of the election, charities and sector bodies have put forward their election manifestos. NCVO: ‘We want the future health of charities and volunteering to be … Continue reading

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What charities need to know about the general election

Barring any mishaps in the House of Lords we now know that the long-rumoured election will be taking place on 12 December. People might expect this election to be about Brexit, but as we saw in 2017 other issues may … Continue reading

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NCVO requires ‘gear change’ if it is to reach more people, new CEO tells sector

NCVO aims to place more focus on volunteering issues, its chief executive told a conference last week. “I do not feel quite yet that volunteering runs through our veins as an organisation,”  Karl Wilding, chief executive at NCVO, told those … Continue reading

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Being silent on the big issues of the day risks fall in public trust, charities told

Charity leaders should be “really deliberate on rejecting the narratives that we currently have” and calling out problems, or risk losing the trust of their beneficiaries, charity leaders have heard. Immy Kaur, co-founder of Impact Hub, was speaking at at … Continue reading

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NCVO launches free online safeguarding guides for charities

NCVO has launched a range of free online safeguarding resources, in conjunction with several other charities, to outline how voluntary organisations can prevent beneficiaries, staff and others from suffering harm. The resources were created to deliver phase one of the Safeguarding … Continue reading

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No-Deal Brexit and the voluntary sector

After a turbulent period for the UK parliament, there is still a great deal of uncertainty around Brexit and the manner of the UK’s departure from the European Union (EU). While there is still little certainty around what kind of … Continue reading

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Proposed law changes ‘raise questions about the line between volunteering and work’

Volunteers might be able to take charities to employment tribunals, under changes to sexual harassment law that are currently being consulted on. NCVO has said this is “potentially a huge shift” for charities and volunteers. The government has opened a … Continue reading

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Voluntary Sector Survey to help develop safeguarding resources

The National Lottery Community Fund have awarded £570,000 to the Safer Social Sector Partnership. This award will fund the creation of a comprehensive suite of free safeguarding tools and advice for the voluntary sector. The Safer Social Sector Partnership is … Continue reading

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Sector bodies begin project on relationship between large and small charities

Sector bodies begin project on relationship between large and small charities NCVO, Acevo and Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales have announced a new project to help smaller voluntary organisations bid for and deliver public services. The project, Rebalancing the … Continue reading

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