The political landscape that charities operate in looks set to change following the Scottish decision to vote against independence, NCVO has warned.
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.
Charities Evaluation Services is to merge into the National Council for Voluntary Organisations in order to secure its future, it has been announced today.
NPC has warned that introducing charity-only contracts is the “wrong approach to take”, in its response to the Labour Party’s manifesto consultation.
Charities are not elected, and in their reports and press releases they claim an authority they may/should not enjoy.
The widespread public perception that a compensation culture pervades UK society is a big problem that deters people from volunteering, Justin Davis Smith, NCVO's volunteering chief, told Parliament last week.
Charities minister Brooks Newmark has said charities have “every right to campaign within the law” and that "I wholeheartedly agree” with the idea that charities should advocate on behalf of their beneficiaries.
Nick Hurd voiced his "respect and love" for the charity sector in his farewell speech at the NCVO summer reception yesterday, and urged charities to cut Brooks Newmark some slack over his 'knitting and politics' comment.