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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

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Latest Opinion
 
The decision to uphold St Margaret’s adoption agency's appeal was a significant moment in the story of Scottish charity law.

 
We’ve all got a role to play in giving Scotland’s children the best start in life says Sally Ann Kelly

 
The influence that some industries seem to have over public policy should be of concern to us all.

 
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.

 
New Year’s resolutions – we love them; we hate them.

 
Employer's liability insurance is a legally required essential for any size of organisation.

 
The children’s bill must do more to protect the rights of disabled children, argues Jan Savage head of campaigns and policy at Enable Scotland.

 
Ewan Gurr, Scotland development officer from The Trussell Trust on why even the richest areas now need foodbanks.

 
Out of the ashes of the welfare state, a more modern enabling state is emerging, suggests Jenny Brotchie, policy officer at the Carnegie UK Trust.

 
Duncan Dunlop, chief executive of Who Cares? Scotland on why MSPs have benefited from listening to young care leavers’ experiences.