Best of the blogs: working with police commissioners, being realistic about your charity, ruffling political feathers and becoming service providers

Your round-up of charity-related debate this week

Best of the blogs
Best of the blogs

The new police commissioners will be elected in November and voluntary organisations must be ready to work alongside them, says Clive Martin, director of Clinks.

Read Martin’s blog 

Charity professionals shouldn't make extreme generalisations, but must have a realistic view of their organisations and should not avoid talking about difficult subjects, says Caron Bradshaw, chief executive of the Charity Finance Group.

Read Bradshaw’s blog

There is a contradiction at work in the non-profit sector: charities should work quietly in the corner and not ruffle any political feathers, but in order to solve the issues they’re tackling they need to advocate for new or improved policies, says the Advice for Good blog.

Read the Advice for Good blog

Allison Ogden-Newton, chair of the Transition Institute, says service providers are helping to build a more efficient and resilient public sector, fit for the challenging 21st century.

Read Ogdon-Newton’s blog


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