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NCVO and Acevo plan joint framework to tackle negative press about charities

NCVO and Acevo have agreed to work more closely together to promote the positive impact of the voluntary sector and develop a response to widespread criticism in the media.

The two sector infrastructure bodies said united action was needed to respond to a recent string of “negative stories about charities unfairly affecting the sector as a whole”.

The decision was taken at a meeting last week of the chairs, vice-chairs and chief executives of the two umbrella organisations.

The two bodies issued a joint statement from Paul Farmer, chair of Acevo, and Martyn Lewis, chair of NCVO.

It said: “The members of both our organisations have been telling us that they would like us to work together to make the case for a strong charity sector, especially with the risk of some negative stories about charities unfairly affecting the sector as a whole.

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