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Sign the Equality Action Pledge

Sign the Equality Action Pledge Research shows that BME and women trustees are significantly underrepresented in charity boardrooms. In response to this research and #CharitySoWhite, GCVS and CRER have launched an Equality Action Pledge to help third sector...Read more...

Employability Policy – Views Sought!

Please see below a important call for views on Employability Policy from the Third Sector Employability Forum. CALL FOR VIEWS ON EMPLOYABILITY POLICY This is a critical time for third sector organisations working on employability issues. The Scottish Government has...Read more...

Equality Committee visit to GCVS – report

GCVS hosted MSP members of the Scottish Parliament Equality Committee as part of the Committee’s Draft Budget Scrutiny inquiry looking at funding, the third sector and human rights.  Many different charities and community groups shared their thoughts and...Read more...

Queen’s Speech, UK Budget and Brexit

The Queen’s Speech was laid out in Parliament today, and the UK Government announced that there will be a full UK Government budget set out by Chancellor Sajid Javid on Wednesday, 6th November. Much of this going forward will hinge on what happens over the...Read more...

Scottish Government publishes No Deal Brexit planning documents

The Scottish Government has today provided detail of its ‘No Deal’ scenario plans. Two documents have been launched outlining its assumptions and potential responses. There is also a useful site for people and businesses looking for information on how...Read more...