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A simple way to come up with a theory of change

Matt Kepple explains how charities care measure their impact with a simple theory of change

13th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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We should all do our bit for trustee diversity

Charities and employers both have a role to play in encouraging and supporting young trustees says Alastair Keatinge

13th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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The Code of Fundraising Practice is changing – why should you care?

Val Surgenor urges Scottish charities and fundraising to respond to the consultation on the new Code of Fundraising Practice

13th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Together we are stronger to stop MS

Morna Simpkins on why the fight against MS is just beginning

13th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Sibling abuse is often hidden within families

Dan Mushens examines whether or not sibling abuse is normalised by society

12th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Keeping conflicts of interest out of the boardroom

Steff Bell says managing conflicts of interest within your charity boardroom doesn't have to awkward

12th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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The cost of care - who is really paying for Scotland’s social care system?

Martin Johnstone argues that failing to fund social care organisations to pay the Scottish Living Wage is a moral failure for the care of our most vulnerable

9th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Changing the law on pavement parking in Scotland promotes equality for all

John Lauder says it is time to crack down pavement parking to make Scotland's streets more accessible

6th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Getting IT security right

Fraser Nicol examines what charities can do to protect against the threat of a cyber attack

6th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Morality: differentiating right from wrong

Dan Mushens examines some of the dilemmas that third sector workers can face

6th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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A cautionary tale – know your audience

Ishbel Smith reminds us the audience is as much part of the story as the speaker ahead of SCVO's upcoming Storytelling Conference

5th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Livin’ (wage) on a prayer

Annie Gunner Logan explains how the cost of the Scottish Government's policy to pay all staff the living wage has been passed onto social care bodies

5th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Reflecting on 13 years in the job

Jim Sweeney looks back on his 13 years at YouthLink Scotland to mark his final Youth Work Week

5th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Volunteering has a crucial impact - so prove it!

Morven MacLean explains how to measure impact to benefit volunteers and help secure funding

5th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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It’s time to agree a common set of values in the digital world

Jess McBeath says the onus is on adults to help children stay safe online

31st October 2018 by TFN Guest

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Anxiety: Are there any positives?

Dan Mushens examines the emotion of anxiety and how it can affect humans in different ways

30th October 2018 by TFN Guest

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Holiday food: can we talk about what we want?

Pete Ritchie tackles the bigger issues involved in solving holiday food poverty

29th October 2018 by TFN Guest

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Denial: the barrier to recovery

Dan Mushens examines the challenges recovery workers face in dealing with people who are in denial about their addiction problems

25th October 2018 by TFN Guest

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Why I chose to become a trustee

​Elaine McKean discusses her appointment as a Corra Foundation trustee and her motivation to create positive change

24th October 2018 by TFN Guest

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