National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

Regent's Wharf
8 All Saints Street
London
N1 9RL
T: 020 7713 6161
F: 020 7713 6300
ncvo@ncvo-vol.org.uk
www.ncvo-vol.org.uk

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'Charities better at talking transparency than actually being transparent' nfpSynergy report finds

Charities are not taking steps to improve their transparency, with information about admin costs, trustee expenses and chief executive salaries “in a pdf and difficult to find”, new research by nfpSynergy has found.

Lord Hodgson and NCVO to host roundtable on charities funding the Charity Commission

Lord Hodgson and NCVO will host a roundtable next month to start discussions over charities paying towards the running of the Charity Commission, Paula Sussex told the Charity Finance Summit.

'The danger is that too much of the sector has become obsessed with trying to win contracts'

In the second of a series of articles on the future of the voluntary sector, Dan Corry examines the role charities play in delivering public services.

George Osborne (image credit: M Holland)

George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, has been criticised for having an outdated view of the sector after he accused charities of being “anti-business” during a speech last week.

Surely a more accurate one-line representation of this study is that 6 out of 10 people DO stop for charity fundraisers?

» Four in ten UK residents walk away from charity fundraisers

Lord Young

The Cabinet Office has today announced a review of the Social Value Act, to look into the potential for it to be extended more widely.

Law Commission proposes statutory power to make social investment

The Law Commission has recommended new rules to give charities a statutory power to make social investments in a paper published today.


Devolution 'will affect how charities operate'

The political landscape that charities operate in looks set to change following the Scottish decision to vote against independence, NCVO has warned.

Shawcross: 'Too often charities respond defensively'

Sector leaders warned yesterday that charities need to get better at answering the public’s questions if the sector is to hold on to high levels of trust.

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