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Watch our GDPR webinar and find out what it means for your charity

Some great advice from our new Trusted Supplier Protecture on how to prepare for the new data protection rules starting next May. We also have a range of other guidance and services to help.
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Updated HR guidance

Our HR guides have been refreshed

We've updated our Knowhow pages with up-to-date information on recruiting and retaining staff, as well as advice on employment law and templates for policies and procedures.


How to use evaluation findings to communicate with trust funders

This new case study explains how the Campaign to End Loneliness used their evaluation findings as a critical tool in securing ongoing funding.

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Proposals for Annual Return 2018: What information should charities give?

Elizabeth Chamberlain summarises the key points from Charity Commission's consultation on the changes to next year's Annual Return, and how you can get involved.

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Last chance to take part in this year's Day in the Life work shadowing

Applications for our annual free work-shadowing project close on 3 November. Apply now for this unique opportunity to step into the shoes of someone in government for a day.

How to showcase your charity's impact
Giselle Green shares examples of the stories that have made it to press through our Constructive Voices project.


Stand out from the crowd for funding success
When you're among thousands of organisations vying for available grants, it's crucial to understand the funding landscape and tell your story well. Some tips from Funding Central manager Toby Lovatt.


Catch up with our monthly topical round-ups: 

  • New: Impact and evaluation – tips on sharing evaluation with funders, a new outcomes tool, and a guide to evaluating arts projects.

  • Volunteering – Full-time social action review, digital and volunteering, and how volunteering helps with mental health.

  • Sustainable funding – the new public fundraising certificate and four easy ways for fundraisers to engage celebrities.

  • Governance – guidance on using the Charity Governance Code and a Trustee's Week preview.

  • Policy and regulation – Lobbying Act reform, annual return, brexit and 50 trends that will shape the future.


Commonweal Housing used social investment to buy properties to support an innovative new project for formerly homeless people. Read how they did it on the Good Finance UK website.

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Upcoming training and events

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NCVO/BWB Trustee Conference 2017: Good governance in action, 14 November
Join 400 colleagues from across the sector at the leading annual event for trustees. We will explore what good governance looks like for modern charities.


Latest from our Trusted Suppliers

Free seminar: Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Sign, 6 November 2017, 09.30 - 14.00
Join our Trusted Supplier Academia for a look at how Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Sign can enhance your design team's creative ability and reduce expenditure.


The Phone Co-op a new Trusted Supplier, provide telephone, mobile and broadband services to social enterprises, charities and ethically-minded organisations of all sizes, in all sectors. 

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Looking for a trustee postition?
There are 47 vacancies on our Trustee Bank (free for members to advertise on).

And here's a new opportunity from Trustees Unlimited: 

Bioregional are recruiting a chair to help them in their mission to make truly sustainable living a reality, through thriving regional economies 


Trustee Exchange 2018
26 April 2018, London

Governance & Leadership’s Trustee Exchange returns on 26 April 2018.

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The conference showcases some of the innovations and solutions that organisations of all sizes have devised to meet the challenges of governing modern charities, as well as addressing key developments such as the new Charity Governance Code and the incoming GDPR Regulation.


Free Pay & Benefits Seminar, 4 December, 09.30 - 13.00 (lunch included), NCVO

Salaries in the Charity Sector lag behind others by up to 32%. Accurately benchmark your pay and benefits with Croner Reward. To book a place email Croner quoting: R1 NCVO.

Event details:

  • Advice to protect your charity

  • Pay & Benefits

  • Gender Pay Gap

  • Employment Lab

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Your Big Day offers time-capsule videos tailored to a specific date in history – a great gift idea to mark a milestone or celebration. It’s also a fundraising opportunity for charities. Sign up and you will be given your own landing page and supporter code – when a video is purchased, you’ll receive a £1 donation

For more details or to sign up, email