Blog: Jon Boagey on the challenges of developing a SIB

There’s been lots of interest recently in the work we’re doing to develop a social impact bond.  I’ve met sceptics, enthusiasts and those at the coalface: from those who just think it is all ‘funny money’ (remember that expression?!) to others who see themselves as pioneers. 

Employers’ side withdraws from JNC terms and conditions

The JNC Employers’ Side has decided that it wishes to pursue and support the assimilation of Youth and Community staff to Local Government Service terms and conditions and withdrawal from national bargaining through the JNC.

Bristol youth project scoops CYPN Youth Work Award

The National Youth Agency is delighted to announce the winner of Children & Young People Now’s Youth Work Award is Youth Moves.

Blog: Let’s target social action at the young people who need it most

It is #iwill week and a celebration of social action. The concept of social action has come a long way in the past decade. In the last few years it has been talked about as the answer to everything from youth unemployment to social mobility. But can social action really bring benefits to young people

Bristol youth project scoops CYPN Youth Work Award

The National Youth Agency is delighted to announce the winner of Children & Young People Now’s Youth Work Award is Youth Moves.

Blog: Craig Smith – Every day is Takeover Day on Think Big

‘For young people, by young people’, that’s the mantra at O2 Think Big. As a previous Think Big project leader I was totally inspired by what a company like O2 in partnership with NYA were doing. In fact, I was so impressed that when the opportunity to join the team arose, I grabbed it with

Prevent strategy

NYA and NCVYS would like organisations to get in touch if they are involved in the Prevent agenda in any way.  Prevent is one of the four elements of CONTEST, the government’s counter-terrorism strategy. It aims to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism.

NYA receives award to develop new youth work funding model

The National Youth Agency working with BWB Impact and Sheffield City Council has received a financial boost to develop a creative new solution to funding neighbourhood youth work.

Blog post: Youth Work Week – Have Your Voice Heard

Youth Work Week has arrived and with it the theme, Have Your Voice Heard. It’s topical right now as young people’s voice is becoming harder to hear.

Youth Work Week 2015: what’s happening?

Youth Work Week runs from 2-8 November 2015. It’s an opportunity to promote youth work and the positive impacts it has on young people.