Charities and public service delivery: an introduction (CC37) – this guidance from the Charity Commission provides an overview of the legal and good practice issues charities need to consider when delivering public services.
Public service delivery – guidance from the Charity Commission with the rules for charities on public service delivery and how they can deliver these on behalf of organisations like local authorities, the NHS, or government departments.
Delivering public services – NCVO/Knowhow guide for charities with information on commissioning, procurement and contracts.
What is commissioning? – NCVO/Knowhow free information, detailing the ‘commissioning cycle’ and how charities can engage in commissioning.
Scoping contracts and finding tender opportunities – NCVO/Knowhow lists resources to help charities find public sector contract opportunities.
Charities Q&A: procurement, contracts and grants – this article on The Guardian’s section on Charities and the Law explores and answers questions on procurement, contracts and grants.
How charities work – this website explains how charities are run and has useful resources to understand how they work; it also provides answers to frequently asked questions people often ask about charities.
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