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National Care Service Discussion

The following questions and answers have been compiled following a discussion on the National Care Service, hosted by GCVS, on 30 September. How will the scrutiny of the Bill work with four committees looking at it? And what committees are involved? The Health, Social...Read more...

Pathfinder update and Glasgow Helps

Kathleen Caskie secondment with Child Poverty Pathfinder team, developing Glasgow Helps   Embracing a move towards citywide approaches and bringing city partners together to work towards wholescale system change, Kathleen Caskie of GCVS hosted-project Glasgow...Read more...

Piloting a New Working Week

Piloting a New Working Week

At GCVS, we are now more than half way through a six-month trial to reduce the working week. Like many others, we have followed news and reports of similar pilots in the UK and abroad, and the Scottish Government is supporting the idea as an effective way to improve...Read more...

Fair Work in the Voluntary Sector Survey

The Scottish Centre for Employment Research (University of Strathclyde) has been commissioned by Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector, Highland Third Sector Interface and The Robertson Trust to undertake research that maps the extent of fair work in Scotland’s...Read more...

Examining the Cost of Living Crisis in Scotland

Examining the Cost of Living Crisis in Scotland

The cost of living crisis presents serious economic and social challenges for the country. We provide an overview of the most recent evidence emerging about the crisis in Scotland.   The Cost of Living Crisis in Scotland: Analytical Report Published on 2 Nov...Read more...

Reviewing the Glasgow Communities Fund Process

The Glasgow Communities Fund Application Process 2023-26 is reviewed in our blog. Recently, we conducted a survey to find out how third sector organisations found applying to the Glasgow Communities Fund during its second phase. In doing so, we hope to continue...Read more...

Vote for your favourite cause to win £500

We’re getting ready to distribute £2,000 raised through Yaldi, Glasgow’s Community Lottery! But first, we need your help. During the voting period, you can vote for 1 of 4 lucky causes that will receive £500 each. Check out who you can vote for below and what...Read more...