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How charities can prepare for Digital Tax Filing

Advice on how charities and other third sector organisations can get ready for Making Tax Digital.

19th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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After Oxfam: safeguarding and the lessons for the sector in Scotland

Tracey Bird looks at safeguarding in the third sector in the wake of the Charity Commission's report on the Oxfam scandal

13th June 2019 by TFN

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Fundraising ideas that are as easy as flicking the switch

Steve de la Rosa examines how making simple changes can help charities make savings

13th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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Why should you apply for the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland?

Duncan Thorp says awards and an opportunity for everyone

11th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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Young people can create positive change

Amal Azzudin examines how young people in Scotland are taking action to make the world a better place

6th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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Technology can have real benefits

Dan Mushens examines the benefits of using assistive technology to support those with alcohol related brain damage

6th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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New research aims to improve Self-directed Support for all

Ian Welsh on a powerful new body of data about the implementation of social care in Scotland

28th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Just one week left to have your say

​Shirley-Anne Somerville wants the public's views on disability assistance benefits

28th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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How do we tell a tale of trauma?

A recent trip to Berlin has made Ishbel Smith rethink how traumatic historical episodes are conveyed

27th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Supporting residents in social housing to walk and cycle

Kath Brough encourages social housing providers to apply for a fund that will support walking and cycling

27th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Shortcomings in Universal Credit are clear for all to see

Jeremy Hewer examines the launch of a new DWP advertising campaign

24th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Third sector cannot go on plugging gaps in public services

Sheghley Ogilvie says a UN expert’s scathing summary of poverty in the UK should act as a wake-up call for those in power

23rd May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Time to grow youth work services

Sarah Paterson calls on all youth workers to get involved in the #InvestInYouthWork campaign

22nd May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Brexit presents a profound threat to those we help

Neil Henery examines why we must celebrate the vital contribution to Scottish life made by European citizens

20th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Society’s debt to our legion of carers

Karen Martin says valuing those who care makes economic and moral sense

14th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Going on an awareness journey

Maureen Mallon reflects on the steps OSCR has taken to meet its vision and explains how the same principles apply to many charities

13th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Knife crime epidemic down south should look north for answers

Martin Dorchester says that those fighting knife crime down south could learn lessons from what has happened in Scotland

9th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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New credit rating will be a game changer for Young Enterprise Scotland

Geoff Leask on the success of Young Enterprise Scotland's Company Programme

6th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Being flexible can help reduce harm

Dan Mushens looks at how a harm reduction approach can help those receiving care

2nd May 2019 by TFN Guest

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