Further sector analysis of Budget 2016

Further voluntary sector analysis and commentary on the government’s latest Budget. Also see the original VoluntaryNews coverage ‘Charities and Budget 2016‘.

From Charity Finance Group, ‘Budget Focus: What was hidden in the numbers for charities?‘ delves into the detail in the Office for Budget Responsibility’s ‘Economic and Fiscal Outlook‘. The focus is on how the economy might impact government and household resources, and hence charity services.

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Volunteering, libraries and multi-media resources

A couple of web pages that volunteer managers etc. might want to check out.

Volunteering in libraries

The increase of volunteering in the running of libraries has received recent press attention. NCVO’s head of research has written ‘The future of libraries and volunteering‘, pointing out that involving volunteers in libraries is nothing new. It also looks at what the changing environment means and what might be needed for volunteering to create a sustainable future for libraries.

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