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Enable and GCU transforming specialist nurse training

Theresa Shearer on equipping the health and social care workforce of today with the skills that they will need for tomorrow

22nd June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Fairer welfare system means no private sector in disability assessments

As Scotland's social security bill is published, the social security minister confirms no private contractors will take part in disability benefit assessments

21st June 2017 by TFN Guest

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We give new Scots a warm welcome to life in Edinburgh

Alex Whitteker has only been in Edinburgh a couple of years himself, but he's determined to make other newcomers feel welcome

20th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Can you make things last? Be part of the circular economy

Iain Gulland explains how charities and social enterprises can tap into the new Circular Economy Investment Fund

20th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Solidarity and unity with refugees around the world

World Refugee Day is more than just an awareness day says Pauline Diamond Salim

20th June 2017 by TFN

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Die hard May clings on - but for how long?

Craig Wilson assesses the state of play as the dust begins to settle on GE17

15th June 2017 by TFN

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Schools are creating the philanthropists of the future

Tracey Bird sat on the judging panel of the Youth Philanthropy Awards at her local high school and was amazed with the results

15th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Challenging bullying, promoting respect

Katie Rafferty on the achievements of the new anti-bullying service

14th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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When work-life balance is the norm not the exception

Having an empathetic employer means James Cunningham has been able to bringing up a disabled daughter as well as continue working full time

14th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Good ideas catalyst: take the next step in business development

Claire Carpenter on how the Good Ideas Academy is planning to help established social enterprises take their next big step

13th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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GE17: Solidarity, equality and fairness for all

Peter Kelly says poverty must move to the top of the agenda now the election's over

9th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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GE17: Celebrate young voters’ impact - and listen to them on Brexit

Jackie Brock praises the role of young people in making UK political history

9th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Whoever governs now they will have to listen: let’s make ourselves heard

Martin Sime says that no majority means no monopoly on wisdom

9th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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I have no time for self pity - I’ve got living to get on with

Linda Tierney is not letting a terminal diagnosis get in the way of living

8th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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GE17: an election breathtaking in its shallowness

Martin Sime says the issues that really matter have been pushed out of the way in the rush to the polls

6th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Keep the Joy Alive for children with life-shortening conditions

Maria McGill explains why CHAS is embarking on a hugely ambitions project to double its fundraising income

6th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Micro-volunteering – for the busy 21st century do-gooder

Eve Smith explains how even the busiest people can fit in a five-minute micro-volunteering stint

5th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Willie Rennie: the Lib Dems’ pledges to the third sector

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie writes for TFN

5th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Ruth Davidson: the Conservatives’ pledges to the third sector

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson writes for TFN

5th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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