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Don't let the referendum momentum slide

Despite being well trained, NGO staff will always be risking their lives in conflict zones

Maggie Kelly of Third Sector Yes is a writer and policy and campaigns advisor having worked in the third sector in Scotland and London for 20 years

​Clore fellow Jane Bruce is from the north of England but is settled for good in Scotland - she is yet to make her mind up on how she will vote

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