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Baroness Barran: The sector needs ‘better data and transparency’

By Baroness Barran
on 6 October 2020 , 3 minute read

This week, the Conservative Party is hosting an online annual conference. Baroness Barran, Minister for Civil Society, has authored this blog for NPC on the government's programme for charities.

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How can ‘mapping’ help to improve unemployment support?

By Mark Cosens
on 2 October 2020 , 3 minute read

The outbreak of Covid-19 has left millions of people facing the devastating prospect of unemployment. Here's how better coordinated funding for employment services and a comprehensive ‘map’ of all of the existing providers of employment support could help.

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Where now for the sector?

By and Dan Corry
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.

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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?

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Rachael Maskell MP: Pound, power and partnerships

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.

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How can charities help fight rising unemployment?

By and Dan Corry
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?

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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.

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Funding beyond Covid-19

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.

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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.

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

By and Dan Corry
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.

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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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Getting charities up the (conservative) policy agenda

By and Tom Collinge
on 30 July 2020 , 7 minute read

We were grateful to have Danny Kruger and Charlotte Pickles virtually join us to discuss how charities can rise up the government agenda, and explore how current thinking in conservatism squares with that in the sector. Here’s a recap of a few of the big questions we debated.

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