Campaigning - NPC


The voluntary sector’s relationship with government

By Sarah Vibert
on 6 October 2021 , 4 minute read

Sarah Vibert, Interim CEO of NCVO, discusses the ways in which the voluntary sector can work with and influence government. Sarah will be speaking at NPC Ignites 2021.


Lessons learnt from working on the EU Settlement Scheme

on 2 June 2021

Unanswered questions remain as EU settlement deadline looms.

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Show The Salary: A campaign about power

By Michelle Man and the Show The Salary campaign
on 26 January 2021 , 4 minute read

Hiding salaries on job adverts deters applicants and it means that people often cannot access a fair wage. Here's how one campaign is combatting this inequity and helping to redress power imbalances within the charity sector.

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Back to basics? Campaigning in a Tory majority Parliament

By Richard Darlington
on 14 February 2020 , 5 minute read

You’d need to be in your fifties to have any professional experience of operating in an environment where a Conservative government commands such a stable and substantive majority in Parliament. In this guest blog, Richard Darlington shares how to campaign in this new context.

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Polarisation: Why Brexit and a hung Parliament need a different campaigning style

on 7 November 2019

Richard Darlington shares what has been having an impact in the world of social sector policy influencing, despite the current challenging context.

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Mike Adamson. Chief executive British Red Cross

Charities must collaborate or fail

By Mike Adamson
on 17 October 2019

Red Cross CEO Mike Adamson spoke at 2019's NPC Ignites, his speech examined the massive potential of the social sector to change the world, if it can work together and the new leaders who will put collaboration at the heart if achieving their mission. It is reproduced here as a blog.

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One week ’till NPC Ignites 2019!

By and Dan Corry
on 3 October 2019 , 3 minute read

It's just one week till NPC Ignites 2019! Our CEO Dan Corry runs through the exciting programme.

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Nothing is settled

By and Theo Clay
on 28 August 2019

EU citizens rights to remain in the UK after Brexit is being brought into a question by the government's apparent push towards hard Brexit and decision to end freedom of movement on deadline day. The Transition Advice Fund needs support to ensure everyone who is entitled to settled status gets it.


Snaphots of the sector

on 16 August 2019

As part of our ongoing work to better understand the issues facing the social sector, we spoke to 18 charity leaders, foundations, charities, public sector organisations, cross-sector organisations and professional services firms from across the UK.

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Charity Media Expert Will Hanford

Who’s next?

on 7 June 2019 , 6 minute read

It’s game on in the race to lead the Tory party. With odds changing daily and the race well underway, we take a look at the charity CVs of those applying for today’s top job in politics.


Settled status: What level of take-up can we expect?

on 22 March 2019

As the UK prepares to leave the EU 3.5m EU citizens need to register for settled status to remain in the country. This report reviews a range of similar schemes from around the world looking at the level of coverage achieved, how take-up was encouraged and any lessons we can learn.

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NPC welcomes new Minister for Sport and Civil Society, Mims Davies

By and Dan Corry
on 28 November 2018

On the 5th of November 2018 Mims Davies was made Minister for Sport and Civil Society. Here NPC CEO Dan Corry welcomes her to the role and suggests some priorities to make her time in the role a success.