Policy

Dan Corry
Blogs

The case for a Civil Society Improvement agency

on 3 September 2019 , 20 minute read

Being Better - Doing Better. In this thought piece our Chief Executive, Dan Corry, argues that civil society needs to improve, and that a Civil Society Improvement agency could be the ideal vehicle to drive such change.

Dan Corry
Blogs

Should insourcing be the default, and what might it mean for charities?

on 2 September 2019

After a period focused on outsourcing, some in local government seem to be taking services back in house. Why is this happening and is there a danger charities will be cut out of providing vital services.

Resources

Consultation response to the Online Harms White Paper

on 30 August 2019

This is our written response to the Government's Online Harms White Paper.

Blogs

Nothing is settled

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.

Resources

Data Labs Update

on 22 August 2019

Our Data Labs project aims to open up government administrative data to the social sector. That way, charities, funders, government bodies and social enterprises can better understand the impact of their services on beneficiaries.

Dan Corry
Blogs

Charity tax commission

on 30 July 2019

Here NPC's Chief Executive Dan Corry provides highlights from his work on the recent Charity tax commission report.

Blogs

Pink boats and mirrors: What are we learning about systems change?

on 26 July 2019 , 5 minute read

Organisations like Extinction Rebellion are pushing the concept of systems change, which the social sector has been using for some time, up the agenda. So what lessons can we offer on the subject?

Resources

Keeping children safe online

on 15 July 2019

We’ve been working with Nominet and ParentZone to investigate the online safety landscape for young people so charities and funders can proactively drive best practice.

Blogs

Keeping children safe online – Why funders must step up

on 8 July 2019 , 5 minute read

Children today have grown up with technology all around them. But treating children like adults is a dangerous road to take. We believe charities and funders are well placed to be a leading voice in online safety.

Blogs

The importance of people and place in creating effective lasting social change in communities

By Sally-Anne Greenfield
on 26 June 2019 , 4 minute read

Sally-Anne Greenfield, newly appointed trustee of NPC talks about why she believes our new strategy is an important step in the right direction.

Picture of a woman taking a photo of street art on her phone.
Blogs

Can technology make us less lonely?

By Michelle Man and Thomas Abrams.
on 21 June 2019 , 5 minute read

Almost a third of groups we looked at are prioritising technology to overcome loneliness among young people. Here's how...

Resources

Justice Select Committee Inquiry into Prison Governance: Response from NPC

on 19 June 2019

This is our written submission to the Justice Select Committee's inquiry into prison governance.

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