Blog

NPC’s blog features opinion, news and debate around key issues affecting charities and funders. As well as posts by our own expert team, we feature guest bloggers from across the voluntary sector: from front-line charities to philanthropy advisors, grant-makers to government commissioners.

Read our take on the sector’s important questions, join in the discussion and share your views.

Government

The Queen’s Speech: Charities had better be up for the challenge

The MPs were there en-masse, and the Queen was in her finery. So what did the Queen’s Speech give us, and what does it mean for the charity sector? As expected, the government has promised legislation which will bar any increase in Income Tax, VAT or National Insurance contributions over the next five years. If this really means what it

Well-being Measure

Charities tackling the summertime blues

The summer season is almost upon us and people are gearing up for exciting months ahead. But summer brings its fair share of challenges, too. We highlight a range of great charities addressing some of these issues, including initiatives where we may be supporting social good without even realising.

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