Blogs

Understand the anger of the underclass

​Alan McGarvey reviews Darren McGinlay's soon-to-be published book on the underclass

20th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Are you ready for the new GDPR legislation?

Fraser Nicol, partner at Scott-Moncrieff chartered accountants, looks at what charities need to do to ensure they meet the new legal requirements

20th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Services will be cut and social care bodies put at risk

John McDonald says the Scottish Government must fully fund charities to pay staff the living wage or services will be cut and charities could close

20th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Shed project aims to provide a place where men can socialise and relax

Alex Harvey, a retired engineer, has been involved in the creation of Broughty Ferry Men’s Shed

18th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Time to work for dignity in care

Scottish Care chief executive Dr Donald Macaskill analyses a tough week for the care sector

18th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Charity investments and the low carbon transition

Julie Hutchison hosted a panel discussion during Good Money Week on how charities are responding to the low carbon transition with their investments

16th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Poor communities in Scotland are getting dirtier

Carole Noble explains the social impact of the decline of our local environments

16th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Give £30 a week back to cancer patients

Janice Preston explains why Macmillan is making the voices of cancer patients heard to fight for their right to have £30 a week in benefits reinstated

13th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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How to avoid an own goal in communications

Great expectations come crashing down when you fail to put faith in your creative people, says Sally Hall

13th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Cervical cancer smear test could save your life

Activist Suzanne Fernando was recently invited back to The Scottish Parliament and hosted a drop-in event for MSPs

13th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Third sector will play a critical role in delivering Fair Start Scotland

Jamie Hepburn MSP says he is "disappointed" by third sector reaction to Fair Start Scotland

13th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Challenge poverty in Scotland? Aye, we can!

The Poverty Alliance's Carla McCormack looks forward to Challenge Poverty Week

12th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Five ways charities can transform their transparency

Simon Francis outlines principles for improved transparency and increased visibility of charity fundraising

10th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Hate fest furore over Neil Oliver’s role as NTS president

Susan Smith argues the fallout following the appointment of Neil Oliver as NTS president is a worrying sign for Scottish democratic debate

9th October 2017 by Susan Smith

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Chief Encounters: Celine Sinclair, The Yard

The chief executive of the play and respite facility for disabled children is proud to have seen the organisation grow

9th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Collecting and learning from abuse case studies must be next step

Victim Support Scotland member Janine Ewen wants to see case studies collected of those who have been through the Domestic Abuse Disclosure Scheme

9th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Are fundraisers the Cinderella of charities?

Susan Smith reflects on the role of fundraisers within Scottish charities following the TFN Live event at the Scottish Fundraising conference

4th October 2017 by Susan Smith

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Risky business: why trustees must be on top of risk

Adrienne Airlie provides some advice for charity trustees on how to mitigate risks to the health and wellbeing of their charity

3rd October 2017 by TFN

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Ten top tips for trustees

​Tracey Bird explores the vital steps that those who volunteer as charity trustees should take

3rd October 2017 by TFN Guest

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