NCVO aims to strengthen and support voluntary and community organisations and one of the ways it does this is by helping organisations become better employers.
We have a range of resources to support your organisation to become a better employer. NCVO member organisations benefit from discounts on some of our resources. Not an NCVO member? Find out more about NCVO membership.
The report of the inquiry we established into senior executive pay (PDF, 1.5MB) made recommendations about how charities should set senior pay levels and communicate information about their decisions on executive pay.
KnowHow Nonprofit is our main advice and support website and the ‘go to’ place for social learning in the voluntary sector. You'll find anything from expert advice and top tips to crowd-sourced how-to guides and online training courses on any area of voluntary sector management.
View workforce resources on Knowhow Nonprofit.
StudyZone video training courses
StudyZone is the video training platform of the voluntary sector. Our practical, bite-sized videos are delivered by top trainers and consultants and cover all areas of voluntary sector management. NCVO member organisations get a 30% discount on any StudyZone course or subscription. Watch our courses on recruiting and managing staff straight from your desk:
- 4-in-1 Manager's training pack
- Essential leadership skills
- New manager's guide to planning, delegating and setting performance goals
- Managing staff through difficult times
- Career reboot: getting a voluntary sector job in tough times
How-tos are practical, step-by-step guides written by our KnowHow community. Here are the current top five how-to guides on workforce issues:
- How to demotivate, demoralise and disempower your team
- How to use your company values to recruit, retain and develop staff
- How to write a job description and person specification
- How to work from home efficiently
- How to adapt your HR strategy in tough economic times
At NCVO we offer bespoke, specialist advice on workforce issues to voluntary and community organisations striving to make a difference.
NCVO research on the voluntary sector workforce
We work to develop a strong evidence base for the voluntary sector, and work with our members to influence government and other decision makers.
Read about NCVO research on the voluntary sector workforce.
CharityJOB is the UK's most popular site for charity jobs. Over 200,000 subscribers receive their email job alerts and their services are used by over 8,000 charities.
In partnership with Scottish Widows and financial advisers Lucas Fettes, NCVO has created a competitively priced workplace pension and employee benefits scheme for the voluntary sector.
Bond Payroll Services offers a range of payroll solutions to support your organisation through a completely/partly outsourced payroll service.
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