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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

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The role of the third sector will grow after the referendum

 
Jane Bruce predicts a future in which big business delivers social good

 
Susan Smith argues the latest attack on civil society groups that criticise government has gone too far and other politicians must speak out

 
Calum Irving sat on the Commissioning on Strengthening Local Democracy and believes institutions must learn to trust each other to govern effectively locally

 
Angela Morgan explains why learning to trust potential partners is essential for the development of strong third sector services

 
Duncan Thorp explains why social enterprises will play a pivotal role in creating a better, more just society after the referendum on 18 September

 
Penny Brodie argues that stories about fat cat salaries in charities hide the reality that most people in the sector are underpaid

 
Karina MacRitchie from Senscot Legal outlines the issues charities must think about when becoming a social enterprise, and vice versa

 
Susan Smith believes the third sector has more interesting things to say in the referendum debate than politicians

 
Pat Armstrong believes the Big Lottery Fund should be looking for ways to support third sector leaders in its new programmes