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Where now for the sector?

on 23 September 2020 , 4 minute read

Covid-19 has held up a great big mirror to the massive social inequalities that beset our nation. At this year's NPC Ignites, we will discuss how charities can tackle them.

Blogs

How can the social sector support the further rollout of social prescribing?

on 22 September 2020 , 5 minute read

The government has pledged £5m to increase the rollout of social prescribing. How can the social sector support the further rollout of social prescribing and what risks need to be managed to ensure that it delivers the right outcomes?

Blogs

Rachael Maskell MP: ‘Pound, power and partnerships’ for the charity sector

By Rachael Maskell MP
on 21 September 2020 , 3 minute read

This week, the Labour Party is hosting an online annual conference. Rachael Maskell MP, Shadow Minister for the Voluntary and Community Sector, has authored this blog for NPC on Labour’s programme for charities.

Events & Training

What do the reforms in probation mean for the voluntary sector?

On 25 September 2020, 11:00 am12:30 pm

We are hosting this webinar to hear what these shifts mean for the voluntary criminal justice sector.

Blogs

How can charities help fight rising unemployment?

on 28 August 2020 , 5 minute read

We face a looming unemployment crisis. Urgent action is required and the social sector has to play a part in helping people into work. We know that many charities and funders are eager to help, but what support should they provide?

Blogs

What does Labour think of charities?

on 27 August 2020 , 5 minute read

What would Starmerism mean for charities? Our recent NPC debate, the second in our Future of Charity series, was our first chance to find out.

Events & Training

Trauma, gender and culture-informed care: How to embed it in your services

On 18 September 2020, 2:00 pm3:00 pm

Join us for a discussion exploring the models of support for people facing multiple disadvantage.

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Events & Training

Unsettled status: A Transition Advice Fund webinar

On 28 September 2020, 2:00 pm3:30 pm

This webinar will explore the EU settlement scheme and its implications for vulnerable groups.

Blogs

Funding beyond Covid-19: Which new practices should funders keep and which old ones should they go back to?

on 19 August 2020 , 4 minute read

As the charity sector emerges from the initial Covid-19 crisis and starts to consider building back better, it’s time for funders to reflect on the changes they made to their grant-making and to decide which of them should remain permanent and which practices must they revert back to.

Blogs

Has Covid-19 really ended homelessness?

on 10 August 2020 , 3 minute read

The government’s ‘Everyone In’ scheme, in response to the Covid-19 outbreak, is probably the single most significant homelessness policy shift in the UK for a number of years. Whilst temporarily addressing rough sleeping, there are issues that policymakers, charities and funders must face up to.

Blogs

What have we learnt from the Covid-19 volunteering boom?

on 3 August 2020 , 3 minute read

The recent increase in volunteering is very heart warming. We need a critical reflection on what has worked and what has not during this crisis.

Blogs

Using a learning culture to build back better

on 31 July 2020 , 4 minute read

In response to the Covid-19 crisis, we’ve all had to adapt our services and try new things. How can charities continue to develop a learning culture beyond the crisis?

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