Tag Archives: Sector

The Lobbying Act & Other Measures: NAVCA Need Your Views

NAVCA is supporting research on the impact of the Lobbying Act, carried out by Sheila McKechnie Foundation (SMK). It might feel like the sector has been talking non-stop about the Act, but it’s important to have the most up-to-date evidence … Continue reading

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New Report Highlights The Digital Challenges Charities Are Now Facing

The ‘Charity Today’ report outlines that challenges to the sector include the impact of digital life and empowerment on forms of volunteering and charity operations. Further details and report download Source: CMY Voluntary Sector Update

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Are You Looking For New Trustees?

Its National Trustees Week!  There is a continual demand for new Trustees to come into the Sector, to build our expertise and make the Sector stronger. Shropshire RCC are piloting a new Trustee Recruitment Service and they would like your … Continue reading

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Bold And Imaginative Response To Changing Times Needed From Charities

Sector think tank NPC has published the first report from its ‘State of the Sector’ programme, which aims to inject new thinking and ideas about how sector leaders can respond to the changing environment. The report ‘Boldness in times of … Continue reading

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Theory of change – Could It Work At Sector Level?

A short discussion article from sector think tank New Philanthropy Capital, ‘Developing theories of change for entire sectors‘ looks at the basics and also asks “How might this approach be useful?”. https://wp.me/p2X7HP-3jW 

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Mentor On The Move

Have you booked your place? Just a final reminder of our FREE MENTOR ON THE MOVE networking event coming up next week. This is a great chance to network with other businesses and learn about the sector. There are many … Continue reading

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Event – Charity Reform: Implementing Guidance on Fundraising and Governance

Overview An independent review led by NCVO’s Sir Stuart Etherington has recommended a complete overhaul of fundraising and governance in the charity and voluntary sector. The high profile financial collapse of Kids Company, which provided valuable support to vulnerable young … Continue reading

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NAVCA Report: Independent Commission on the Future of Local Infrastructure

The Commission on the Future of Local Infrastructure, set up by sector body NAVCA, has published its final report. This makes 19 recommendations for local sector support (infrastructure) bodies as well as funders, local government and local commissioning bodies and … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Out – Free Charity Advice Day on the 17th June!

Practical ways to reduce your accountancy costs In June 2014, The Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI) is holding a Small Charity Week. The week is “to celebrate and raise awareness of the essential work of the UK’s small charity sector”. … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Speech

Last week, the Queen’s Speech brought announcements on Charity Commission powers, liability for volunteers, and some also some big wins for a couple of charity campaigns. Read the round-up from NCVO: The Queen’s Speech — key points for the voluntary … Continue reading

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