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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.

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About our submission SCVO welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Scottish Government’s Becoming a Fair Work Nation Consultation. Our submission draws on evidence from: Fair work webinars we hosted throughout 2021Feedback from members of SCVO’s HR and Employment Support... Read more

SCVO briefing to the Scottish Parliament's Social Justice and Social Security Committee ahead of appearing at committee on 9 December 2021. About this submission The turbulence of the pandemic has exposed how important it is for Scotland's voluntary sector to be adaptable and... Read more

About us The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the national body representing the third sector.We’re passionate about what the voluntary sector can achieve. Along with our community of 2,000+ members, we believe that charities, social enterprises and... Read more

Introduction As my colleague Sheghley posted at the end of June, SCVO wanted to learn more about the sector's use of the furlough scheme. In order to do so, we asked organisations to complete a short survey about their use of the scheme and any potential implications for their... Read more

September 2020 Download a PDF version of this briefingDownload About SCVO The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the national membership organisation for the voluntary sector. We champion the sector, provide services, and debate big issues. Along with our... Read more

SCVO has come together with the Third Sector Employability Forum (TSEF) to combine the knowledge within TSEF and its network on employability, and the capacity of SCVO to reach the whole of the voluntary sector and to liaise with government. TSEF provides an effective, collective... Read more

SCVO response to Scottish Government 09 April 2019 Job Grant Consultation - Scottish GovernmentDownload Our position SCVO believes that the policy intent of the Job Grant is right. Many young people will sustain several periods of unemployment since they are also more likely to... Read more

Women are not a homogenous group and face different and various barriers to the labour market based upon their multiple and intersecting identities. For example, Black and minority ethnic (BME) women face an intertwined set of gendered and racial barriers that affect their... Read more

Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee Inquiry on Scottish Government Draft Budget 2019-2020 Download the PDF version of this document Our position Payment by results, the over-representation of the private sector, and prescriptive customer journeys mean there is likely to be... Read more

Gender pay gap of Scottish voluntary sector May 2018 Download the PDF - Gender pay gap briefing May2018 All organisations with 250+ staff were due to report on their gender pay gap by 4 April 2018. The UK Government has published the full data set of organisations submitting... Read more