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Supporting Scotland's vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

Posts with tag "Cost of living crisis"

SCVO has written to Ivan McKee MSP, Minister for Business, Trade, Tourism and Enterprise, to urge the Scottish Government to re-open the national frameworks for the Supply of Electricity and Supply of Natural Gas that provide a potential lifeline for the OSCR registered... Read more
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SCVO is calling for the Energy Bills Relief Scheme to be extended to voluntary sector non-domestic customers beyond March and for an urgent announcement of how off-grid voluntary organisations will be supported under the current scheme. If, as suggested, changes are to be made... Read more
The Living Wage shouldn’t be an aspiration or a ceiling – it’s the bare minimum anyone should expect.   Read more
About our response SCVO welcomes the opportunity to provide written evidence in advance of the oral evidence session with the Social Justice and Social Security Committee as part of the committee’s pre-budget scrutiny. Our submission draws on evidence from: SCVO support services... Read more
About our response SCVO welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee’s pre-budget scrutiny call for views. Our submission focuses on the budget process, the Equality and Fairer Scotland Statement, and building on the committee’s... Read more
SCVO briefing to Scottish Parliament: Cost-of-living debate Read more
Summer 2022 has been like no other, dominated by excessive heat, drought, and what we have all learnt is the wrong type of rain. The political climate has fared little better, paralysed by a leadership contest while energy costs and inflation spiral. Despite the increasingly... Read more