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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 tagged Fair Work

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
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
Each year at the beginning of September, the Scottish Government delivers its Programme for Government, a set of actions that the government will take over the next year to progress its priorities. Specifically, the programme includes, legislation, spending, policy initiatives... Read more
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
I’m really excited to be joining the Fair Work Convention, taking over from Henry Simmons of Alzheimer’s Scotland.  Henry has contributed to the convention since it was set up and led its work on social care, so they’re big shoes to fill. The convention’s work includes a... Read more
The Fair Work Convention has recently published its ‘Fair Work Manifesto for Scotland’ urging all political parties as well as employers, unions, public agencies and civil society organisations to commit to delivering a Fair Work Nation by 2025. Scotland’s Fair Work Convention... Read more
Since the launch of the 2016 Fair Work Framework and the challenge set down by the Fair Work Convention for Scotland to be a world leading Fair Work nation by 2025, there has been much support, new government departments established, a Fair Work Implementation Plan and high... Read more
SCVO response to the call for views on procurement (PDF version)Download SCVO response to the call for views on procurement SCVO has responded to the call from the Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee’s for views on the post-legislative scrutiny of the Procurement Reform... Read more