Lifting the lockdown – the challenges our members face and how we are helping

You’ve been telling us how the easing of the lockdown is affecting you. Elizabeth Chamberlain summarises the key issues and highlights practical support.

News and resources for charity trustees

In his latest update, our governance lead Dan Francis unpicks the new insolvency and governance bill and also outlines three steps for scenario planning.

Commissioning and contracting – shaping the new normal

Councils and other commissioning public bodies have shown greater levels of flexibility and support for charities delivering services during the pandemic. We want this partnership working approach to become standard in the future. Catherine Goodall explains the good practice we’re pushing for and how you can help.

Volunteering news and resources

In this month’s round-up, Jarina Choudhury has our updated guidance on keeping volunteers safe as the lockdown eases.

My Community website relaunched

The pandemic has unleashed community action everywhere. To help local projects flourish, this website from Locality has tools, tips and ideas from 12 organisations, including NCVO.

20 Dawes Road, London, SW6 7EN

Telephone 020 7952 1230

Registered Charity No.1071089
and Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England No.03471416

sobus is a new Community Development Agency for Hammersmith & Fulham. It has been created through the merger of the Community and Voluntary Sector Association Hammersmith & Fulham (CaVSA) and the Fulham Community Partnership Trust (FCPT). Building on the strengths of both organisations, sobus aims to provide a wider range of support services for local charities, community groups, social enterprises and start up businesses.