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The way child contact centres are regulated in future represents a major opportunity for the Scottish Government, writes Ian Maxwell

#ChristiePlus10: a series of expert blogs reflecting on ten years since the publication of the Christie Commission.

Graham Martin says that the positive case for aid must be made - and false saviours must be ditched

The sector can help reform public services


The Covid-19 pandemic has brought disruption, challenge and change in pretty much every aspect of our lives - and there’s little doubt funders have responded to meet the challenges.

Alastair Keatinge explains why the value of a proper record of meetings should not be underestimated

Ian McLaughlan gets set to bid farewell to his rewarding career in the sector

Former Cosla CEO Rory Mair argues that the Christie Commission's recommendations need realigned

Sheghley Ogilvie examines the impact of furlough on the voluntary sector, and is looking for organisations to share their experiences of the scheme