Supporting The Voluntary Sector
News, analysis and comment on the infrastructure and capacity of the UK voluntary sector, including third sector provision of public services, the "Big Society", NCVO, Acevo and other sector advocacy and support organisations.
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As winter approaches, Wendy Cotton of charity insurance specialist Markel explains how you can protect your charity against damage by flooding
Maximising security on your premises, using deterrents such as SmartWater and ensuring computer systems are secure can all prevent a theft occuring, says Wendy Cotton, a charity insurance expert at Markel
The demise of the Northern Rock Foundation and public spending cuts have left a big funding shortfall. Andy Hillier reports
The recently retired chief executive of the Wales Council for Voluntary Action tells Susannah Birkwood about the gains the Welsh sector has made in the last 25 years - and the dilemmas it faces now
Lord Ashcroft's blunt review of military charities calls for greater consolidation and collaboration. Annette Rawstrone looks at the report's proposals and whether they will be implemented
Recent criticism of the sector has prompted some to call for a body to protect its reputation. Andy Hillier canvasses whether that model could work here and looks at the US example.
Has the government's Transforming Local Infrastructure scheme, which has helped create projects such as Tameside 4 Good, had the desired effect on the sector's landscape? Andy Hillier reports
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