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18 May 2018
News, Disclosures Latest, 2018, May

The workshop has been designed to generate discussion about the current consultation on PVG, consider how the proposed changes will impact on both your organisation and the voluntary sector and to help you to decide what information you would like to contribute to the consultation

16 May 2018
News, 2018, May

We've teamed up with Voluntary Arts Scotland and the Open University to make sure our new Volunteer Management training reflects the needs of small, voluntary-led groups - but we need your help!

3 May 2018
News, 2018, April

Abellio UK and ScotRail have joined forces to support the Community Rail Awards 2018, which will be held in Scotland for the first time since they began in 2005. The annual awards ceremony will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Glasgow on Thursday 4 October 2018.

30 April 2018
News, 2018, April

SCVO is running an initiative to help charities and voluntary organisations understand more about data protection and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) due to come into force in the UK on 25 May 2018.

26 April 2018
News, Disclosures Latest, 2018, April

On 25th April 2018 the Scottish Government and Disclosure Scotland launched a consultation document that will form the basis of the PVG scheme going forward. The replies to this consultation will form the basis of the fully amended PVG system that is anticipated to be launched in the next couple of years.

23 April 2018
News, 2018, April

Small Charity Week (18th- 23rd June) is the biggest event in the small charity calendar providing free initiatives, competitions and support over six days for charities or local community organisation with an annual turnover under £1.5 million.

13 April 2018
News, 2018, April

To celebrate the Year of Young People 2018, Scotland is putting its young people in the spotlight, celebrating their talents, contributions and creating new opportunities for them to shine.

27 March 2018
News, February, 2018

The Volunteer Programme for The 2019 Solheim Cup has been launched today, opening up opportunities for more than 1,000 volunteers to share in an incredible experience and help Scotland make the event one of the most successful ever.

19 March 2018
News, February, 2018

Volunteers’ Week is a chance to say thank you for the fantastic contribution that millions of volunteers make across the UK.

19 February 2018
Blog, February, 2018, News, Disclosures Latest

You may be aware that on 17th February 2018 there were some changes made to the law in relation to the disclosure of spent convictions.