19 May 2015
NCVO has launched a review to find out how much membership of the European Union benefits the voluntary sector to inform David Cameron’s renegotiation and referendum debate.
Charity sector representatives yesterday urged Paula Sussex, chief executive of the Charity Commission, not to change the regulator's guidance on campaigning, but she refused to rule out a review.
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NCVO is to create a new role to help its members be “better equipped to sell their stories about what they do to the mainstream media”, its chair Martyn Lewis said today.
They need to look outside their own organisation and look at others who are doing similar work to see if they are doing it better or more efficiently. If they are, that doesn't mean they should immediately close or seek to merge but it does mean that something needs to change.
The chief executive of the NCVO has questioned whether charities have enough confidence in their ability to deliver change without government support, in his election day letter to the voluntary sector.
NCVO will consult its members on their views regarding extending the Freedom of Information Act to outsourced public services, it announced today.
Last week NCVO reviewed Charity Commission governance and found problems with the process of appointing the chair. But David Ainsworth questions whether the process has strengthened the Commission.
NCVO and Clinks, the infrastructure body for criminal justice charities, have announced a joint project to monitor the involvement of civil society organisations in Transforming Rehabilitation, the government’s flagship probation programme.