GCSS is a charitable body and company. This is a new type of public sector body that is looking to grow.
GCSS is a charitable body and company limited by guarantee which was formed in 2006. The company is jointly owned by Glasgow City Council and Strathclyde Police.
Since then it has set up two trading subsidiaries and a community interest company to accommodate its range and growth of activities.
This is a new type of public sector body: one that has community and social objectives and responsibilities, but also has plans and opportunity to use commercial practices and procedures to develop its existing services and generate additional income, fulfil its objectives and look to improve and grow.