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Pauline Hinchion questions why most third sector organisations bank unquestioningly with mainstream banks

Shulah Allan looks ahead to 2015 and explains why it could be just as momentous a year for the third sector as 2014


Jane Bruce looks back on the last 12 months and the ways in which she has turned into a social leader

Linda Butcher explains why Scotland's campaigners should be recognised for their role in empowering people and communities

Sally-Anne Ogilvie has some top tips for ensuring a Merry Christmas and an employment-tribunal free new year

Paul Okroj believes a new strategy for volunteering can ensure people continue to give their time and effort for the next 10 years

Calum Irving reacts to the recent community planning report


​Dave Moxham says the Church of Scotland's decision to deunionise should not undermine strong relations between the third sector and trade unions