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Funding Scotland

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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Guide to Trade Unions

The typical activities of trade unions include providing assistance and services to their members, collectively,bargaining for better pay and conditions for all workers, working to improve the quality of public services,Unions are credited with bringing about significant changes to society, including: a national minimum,sharing.Joint consultation: for discussing issues that are deemed to be of common interest or of key importance,major benefits are: better working conditions such as improved health and safety or paytraining for new

60 seconds with Frank McKillop

Credit unions in Scotland are increasing their membership

Michael Sheen backs credit union campaign

The Scottish Government has launched a new campaign which aims to get more people accessing credit unions

International Credit Union Day

Thomas McVay examines the role that financial cooperatives play in improving the communities they serve

Churches wage war on unethical lenders

Churches take unprecedented action against growth in unethical finance by creating their own credit union

Summit tackles Scotland’s poverty premium

Scottish Parliament event will explore how to improve financial support services in Scotland's poorest

Backing the change that works

Third sector organisations want to see a much bigger role for the sector

Avoid payday loans this Christmas

A new campaign has been launched to inform Scots of their rights if borrowing from a payday loan company this Christmas

SCVO response to pre-budget scrutiny 2023/24: the sector's role in reducing inequalities & alleviating poverty

Across the voluntary sector, charities, community groups, social enterprises, and credit unions are providing,People can access housing assistance from the sector to prevent or alleviate homelessness, credit unions,voluntary organisations to discuss their concerns directly with civil servants, such as fairer access for new,, and economic factors are on an equal footing with cost Throughout our response, we reflect on the importance,Our sector needs recognition, resources, and, crucially, new approaches focused on creating sustainable

Hollywood star takes on new role with Wales Council for Voluntary Action

Famous actor Sheen says he is committed to helping the Welsh third sector thrive