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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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Place-based approaches in response to Covid-19

By Clare Wightman
on 13 August 2020 , 4 minute read

Grapevine chose to create the space to get ahead on future issues, rather than focusing on emergency response during the pandemic. We must now start to proactively build the economic and social capital needed to take action on the causes of tomorrow’s problems.

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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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Resources

How charities can build a better Britain

on 23 July 2020 , 20 minute read

How we think the government can encourage a more impactful charity sector, better equipped to help people through the covid-19 crisis, bolster the levelling up agenda and play a leading role in making Britain a stronger and fairer society.

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Has the government ‘bailed out’ the charity sector?

By and Tom Collinge
on 23 June 2020 , 3 minute read

Our recent report shed some light on the government's £750m support package for charities. We highlighted where the money is being spent and which sub-funds are still open to applications but many questions about the government's approach still need answering.

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Behind the figures

By and Theo Clay
on 18 June 2020 , 4 minute read

NPC were recently asked by the Gatsby Foundation to look at what the impacts of the coronavirus crisis were on large service delivery charities. For some, the harsh effects are still a daily reality. Many others are worried about the oncoming fallout of this crisis.

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Where is the government’s £750m package for charities?

on 17 June 2020

In April, the government announced a £750m support package for charities. This report breaks down where that money is being spent and which funds are still open to applications at the time of writing.

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How does the government view charities’ role in recovery?

By and Tom Collinge
on 19 May 2020 , 6 minute read

At our State of the Sector launch, Baroness Diana Barran, the Minister for Civil Society, introduced the government’s plan to work with charities as the country emerges from Covid-19. Our Policy Manager Tom Collinge unpacks the big talking points.

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State of the Sector 2020

on 18 May 2020

Our research captures our sector in the final few months of calm before the storm, offering insight into its strengths, weaknesses, challenges and risks, so that philanthropists, funders and policy makers can best support charities to help those who rely on them now more than ever.

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The charity sector in a post-coronavirus world

By Rob Abercrombie
on 5 May 2020 , 4 minute read

The charity sector is good in a crisis but we now need to start thinking about how we want the future to look. Where are the opportunities for change?

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