National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

Regent's Wharf
8 All Saints Street
N1 9RL
T: 020 7713 6161
F: 020 7713 6300

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Sadiq Khan MP: 'Sarah' Bill is embarrassing and pathetic

Labour MP Sadiq Khan yesterday called the Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill “embarrassing and pathetic”, describing it as something akin to “The Thick of It”, as MPs debated its second reading in the House of Commons.

'Hurd was one of the best' says Etherington

Sir Stuart Etherington has paid tribute to Nick Hurd, saying he was “innovative, creative and one of the best minsters that we’ve had”, adding that NCVO would organise a party to thank him for his time as minister for civil society. 

Applications open for government work shadow scheme

Charity workers can now apply for a work shadowing initiative that involves voluntary sector and government staff pairing up to spend a day in each other’s organisations.

Remuneration: questions for boards

Is the recent round of press attention on issues of executive remuneration a wake-up call for charities?

Basically it looks like the government stuffing public money into their friend's pockets without actually expecting them to do anything for it.

» Cabinet Office overruled own grants panel to fund Big Society Network charity

Benchmarking charity executive pay disclosure

Rosie Chapman compares the recommendations of NCVO’s senior executive pay inquiry with practice in other sectors.

Lesley-Anne Alexander

The chief executive of blindness charity RNIB has announced that the charity is now a living wage employer.

NCIA founder 'would be proud to be prosecuted for flouting the Lobbying Act'

Andy Benson, founder of the National Coalition for Independent Action, has said he would be proud to be the first organisation prosecuted by the Electoral Commission for breaching the Lobbying Act.

Government grant-giving inefficient and fragmented, says NAO

Government grant giving is inefficient and fragmented and suffers from a lack of good practice guidance, a National Audit Office report has said today.

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