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Jackie Killeen explains how third sector organisations can help shape the Big Lottery Fund Scotland future spending priorities

 
Peter Hills-Jones believes the debate about chugging has reached stalemate

 
Ruchir Shah explains the significance of the crumbs the chancellor offered to the Scottish charity sector in his recent budget

 
Ministers don't understand the third sector, argues Debra Allcock Tyler in response to George Osborne's fifth budget

 
John Low from the Charities Aid Foundation says there were positives for charities in the budget, but the government needs to provide more detail

 
Give More was not doomed to failure but it didn't engage either the public or the third sector

 
Nick Sladden of Baker Tilly expects to see more measures to prevent charities being used for tax avoidance in Wednesday's budget

 
An annual income rise of 6% in 2013 is good news for Scottish charities but professional fundraisers mustn't get complacent says David Cunningham

 
Scotland’s third sector is a vibrant and diverse feature of Scotland’s economy, employing 138,000 and managing assets of £9 billion

 
Every six years it’s the same story: delays in European funding mean a funding hiatus that threatens projects, jobs and in some cases whole organisations.