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UK Civil Society Almanac 2014 launch

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The presentation was part of our Almanac launch event on Friday 4 April.

The presentation was by our senior researcher David Kane and shows up-to-date statistics on the Voluntary Sector and Civil Society in the UK.

For more information on The Almanac: http://www.slideshare.net/NCVO/almanac-launch-full

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UK Civil Society Almanac 2014 launch

  1. 1. UK Civil Society Almanac 2014 David Kane, Senior Research Officer Supported by:
  2. 2. Fast facts 900,00 0 161,266 Voluntary organisations Total income £39.2 billion Total spending £38.0 billion Net assets £104.8 billion 29% volunteer at least once a month 800,000 Paid staff
  3. 3. Number of organisations
  4. 4. Trends since 2000 (voluntary sector) Source: NCVO/TSRC, Charity Commissio
  5. 5. Sources of income Income sources 2000 – 2012 (£ billions, real terms)
  6. 6. Changes to income sources 2010/11 to 2011/12 Percentage change in voluntary sector’s real and cash income by source 2010/11 to 2011/12 (%) Source: NCVO/TSRC, Charity Commissio
  7. 7. Change in income from government Change in voluntary sector income from government between 2010/11 and 2011/12 (£ millions) Source: NCVO/TSRC, Charity Commissio
  8. 8. What was the experience of individual organisations? Source: NCVO/TSRC, Charity Commissio Winners and losers: How did government income in 2011/12 compare with the previous year? (% of organisations, change in cash terms) 68% - not state funded in either year
  9. 9. Income from individuals Change in voluntary sector income from individuals between 2010/11 and 2011/12 (%)
  10. 10. Spending Expenditure of general charities, 2011/12 (£ billions)
  11. 11. Reserves Voluntary sector reserve levels, 2000/01 - 2011/12 (£ billions, 2011/12 prices)
  12. 12. Liabilities & loans Type of liabilities, 2011/12 (% of liabilities, excluding micro organisations)
  13. 13. Paid Workforce Voluntary Sector employees, 2001 – 2013 (headcount)
  14. 14. Volunteering Proportion of people formally volunteering, 2001 – 2012/13 (% of respondents)
  15. 15. Counting the Cuts: What next? Charlotte Ravenscroft, Head of Policy & Research
  16. 16. Contents Central and local government spending Counting the cuts – our previous forecasts Why does it matter? What NCVO members tell us Policy choices Counting the cuts – a new forecast
  17. 17. Central and local government spending Change in central and local government spending from 2010/11 (£ billions) Excludes: social security; interest payments; capital spending Source data: OBR
  18. 18. Counting the cuts – our previous forecasts • Proportionate scenario • Contract winning scenario • Disproportionate scenario
  19. 19. Counting the cuts – our previous forecasts
  20. 20. What NCVO members tell us • Cumulative impact of cuts for communities and those most in need • Move from grants to contracts…to bigger/more generic/PBR contracts • Procurement focussed on lowest price, not quality
  21. 21. What NCVO members tell us • Charging for services • Partnership/consortia development • Social investment - not a viable option for most
  22. 22. Policy choices • Review of open public services • Retain grant funding & make contracts more accessible • Training on Social Value Act & forthcoming procurement reforms • Improve government spending data
  23. 23. Counting the cuts – what next?

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