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Redundancy – A Shift to Empathy?

Categories: HR and Health & Safety

This short blog from the HR Advice Team can help you consider your organisation's approach to redundancy. Redundancies used to be sudden and harsh, with little care for the staff'... Read more
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Improving Health and Safety Culture

Categories: HR and Health & Safety

When looking to improve our Health and Safety outcomes, one of the most important areas to consider is our staff. The CEO, Board Members, paid staff, and volunteers are all... Read more

Creating Hope Through Action in Glasgow

Categories: Policy and Engagement

This Sunday, 10th September is World Suicide Prevention Day and we are continuing with the theme of ‘Creating Hope Through Action’ and encouraging people to talk about suicide. It’s important... Read more

Now Recruiting Paid Work Placements

Categories: GCVS News, Workforce Development

Opportunities Now Live We launched the Paid Work Placements programme in June this year when we invited public, voluntary, and private organisations to apply and host work placements. Glasgow City... Read more
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Sign up for Multiply

Categories: GCVS News, Workforce Development

GCVS is delighted to be able to provide the Multiply Numeracy Core Skills course, funded by the Glasgow Multiply Grant Scheme. This opportunity allows learners to improve their practical numeracy skills while gaining... Read more

Maximising the impact of Public Procurement

Categories: GCVS News, Policy and Engagement

It’s no small task to make public procurement an exciting blog topic; however, when you prefix it with ‘socially responsible’, it suddenly becomes much more enjoyable! Let's consider that the... Read more

What we learned about Green Leases, with DTAS

Categories: Climate Action

Development Trust Association Scotland (DTAS) provided lots of helpful advice for non-profits and voluntary groups that rent facilities during our workshop on 'Green Leases'. Find out what we learned in... Read more

Funding Instability Creates Fair Work and Retention Challenges

Categories: GCVS News, Policy and Engagement, Research

New Research on Fair Work in the Third Sector A new report published today highlights the challenges charities, voluntary organisations, and social enterprises face with funding insecurity and staff retention. The Scottish... Read more
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New Fair Work in the Third Sector Research

Categories: GCVS News, Policy and Engagement, Research

Join us to Explore New Findings on Fair Work Last year, GCVS commissioned the Scottish Centre for Employment Research at the University of Strathclyde to study Fair Work* in the voluntary sector.... Read more

Nurturing Networks – New Tools and Resources

Categories: Policy and Engagement, Sector News and Support

  Nurturing our Networks and Ourselves as Network Weavers The Health and Social Care network recently had a network weaving and peer support session with Hilda Campbell from COPE Scotland.... Read more
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People Management Projects for MSC Students

Categories: GCVS News, HR and Health & Safety, Sector News and Support

This opportunity is now closed MSc Students at Strathclyde Business School are seeking organisations to collaborate with on their People Management dissertations. Work & Organisational Psychology Postgraduate students can help... Read more

Heroes, for more than one day

Categories: GCVS News

Hilda Campbell of COPE Scotland takes time to appreciate the small charity sector as we approach Small Charity week, 19 – 23 June 2023. She reflects on the essential role... Read more

Introducing the Funding Advice Service

Categories: Funding and Income, GCVS News

GCVS has offered free funding and fundraising advice for community groups, voluntary organisations, and social enterprises in Glasgow for many years. From video guides and group training to individual support... Read more
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