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Problem page: How to invest charity funds

Got a problem that’s holding your organisation back? Aunt Tiffany knows everyone who’s anyone in the third sector – and will find the answer

24th September 2018 by TFN Guest

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Rural Scotland needs a voice - and not just for farmers

Emma Cooper argues the importance of the Scottish Rural Parliament

24th September 2018 by TFN Guest

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Perfect fit - how charity shops are saving the high street

Perfect fit - how charity shops are saving the high street

21st September 2018 by Susan Smith

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Local authorities must commit to Living Wage accreditation

Iain Russell urges greater Living Wage commitment following Smith Institute research

21st September 2018 by TFN Guest

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Protect your charity with risk management

John Cleghorn explains how your charity can implement a risk management strategy.

21st September 2018 by TFN Guest

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Festival can help to spark volunteering

George Thomson examines the importance of volunteering as Stirling celebrates the work of volunteers

19th September 2018 by TFN Guest

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Wonga no more…or is it?

The Reverend Iain May calls for lending changes following the demise of Wonga

18th September 2018 by TFN Guest

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Don’t confuse your path with your destination - a mother’s story for Suicide Prevention Week

Fiona Drouet on dealing with the aftermath of suicide following the death of her daughter

18th September 2018 by TFN Guest

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My life was developing like a Polaroid picture until I received support

Charity worker Andy Weir talks of his experiences of the care system - good and bad

17th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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How the Equality and Human Rights Commission can help you

Ross Mathers answers some FAQs on the role of the Commission

10th September 2018 by TFN Guest

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Disabled workers must be paid equally

Bill Scott discusses the suggestion that disabled people should be paid lower than the minimum wage

5th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Third sector can fill the void left by Wonga

​Ross Ahlfeld says the third sector is best places to fill the void left by the collapse of Wonga

4th September 2018 by Robert Armour

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How I became a charity chief executive

Martin Dorchester explains his move from Calmac to the third sector

3rd September 2018 by TFN Guest

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We know mentoring works for Scottish young people

Joe Connolly defends the value of youth mentoring against suggestions it has little impact on academic achievement

3rd September 2018 by TFN Guest

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The five most common GDPR questions

David Mills examines the questions that charity staff are asking about GDPR

31st August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Edinburgh International Book Festival is the most accessible yet

Frances Sutton shares the accessibility innovations at this year's Edinburgh International Book Festival

30th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Emergency treatment saved my life

Robert Baldock, 53, has backed a charity campaign to ensure pioneering stroke treatment is used in Scotland, after having a thrombectmony saved him

30th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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If the government won’t take ME seriously who will?

​Lesley Scott of Tymes Trust argues ME can't be fixed through psychological interventions and the authorities need to take a different tact

29th August 2018 by TFN

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Where do charities sit within social enterprises?

Robin Fallas looks at where charities fit into the social enterprise picture, and how links are increasing

28th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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