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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Sir Stuart Etherington

The payment by results mechanism is in danger of making charities more risk-averse, according to a report published today by the NCVO.

2014 will be year of growth for charity sector, NCVO forecast suggests

Forty-one per cent of charities expect their general situation to improve in the next 12 months, compared to 25 per cent who expect it to worsen, according to data collected by NCVO.

Indiana Jones Credit John Griffiths

Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.

Angela Eagle, Labour Party shadow Leader of the Commons

The Labour Party has promised to repeal the controversial Lobbying Act if it wins the next election and will consult charities before introducing a replacement.

Tory MPs hate the voluntary sector because they cannot control it or subvert it as an alternative and independent source of thinking and action on social issues.

» Organisations which spend more on campaigning than field work shouldn't be charities, MP says

Society Diary: NCVO and Acevo jump on social enterprise bandwagon

Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.  

UK Civil Society Almanac 2014 under the microscope

Charity Finance deputy editor David Ainsworth looks underneath the figures in this year's UK Civil Society Almanac.

Voluntary sector income down 1.8 per cent, finds research

The voluntary sector’s income fell by £700m in real terms to £39.2bn in the year to March 2012, according to data published today in the UK Civil Society Almanac, published by NCVO and the Third Sector Research Centre.

HMRC image credit Steph Gray

Plans to create a new definition of charity in order to prevent tax avoidance should be abandoned altogether by HM Revenue & Customs, according to a document published yesterday by the NCVO, the Charity Finance Group and the Association of Charitable Foundations.

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