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Advertising feature: helping deliver Scotland’s Social Enterprise Strategy

Roger Moors examines the role of social investment and how it’s so much more than just about money

16th February 2017 by TFN Guest

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Trustees must not leave fundraising up to the fundraisers

Alastair Keatinge says while trustees don’t have to come up with creative fundraising ideas they do have to scrutinise them

15th February 2017 by TFN Guest

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The strange but sadly inevitable case of Gerry Freedman

Robert Armour says Gerry Freedman may be a chancer but he's taught us all a very valuable lesson

14th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Brexit blow: let’s fight fear together

Susan Smith believes the third sector is right to be nervous about the future and should arm itself now for rocky years to come

8th February 2017 by Susan Smith

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A sporting chance for looked after children

Helen Macfarlane explains how Edinburgh Leisure can boost the life chances of looked after children in Scotland

7th February 2017 by TFN Guest

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Stamp out stress in your workplace now

Karen Ormiston says boosting employee wellbeing can reap rewards for charities but there's more to it than a free fruit bowl

6th February 2017 by TFN Guest

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Get a fresh perspective through leadership exchange

Phili Wetton explains how a leadership exchange can give third sector managers a fresh perspective

6th February 2017 by TFN Guest

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Never give up – tenacious campaigners can move mountains

Sue Tibballs is looking forward to speaking to Hillsborough campaigner Margaret Aspinall in Glasgow this month about campaigning for justice

6th February 2017 by TFN Guest

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Good HQ: the home of Scottish charities and their fans

Lauren Pluss explains how SCVO's new charity feedback platform GoodHQ can help boost public trust in your cause

31st January 2017 by TFN Guest

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Trump protests can make a difference

Paul Cardwell attended the Scotland Against Trump rally this week. He believes the president's angry reactions to criticism will ultimately be his downfall.

31st January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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“Trump is a danger to us all”

Candice Hannigan took to the streets in protest against prejudice, against fear and against Donald Trump

31st January 2017 by TFN Guest

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​Our charity spent the night with Ewan McGregor at the T2: Trainspotting premiere

Leith based health and wellbeing charity The Junction was lucky enough to be invited to the world premiere of T2: Trainspotting

27th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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Charities must fight the war on truth

Susan Smith believes Trump's battle with the US media is a symptom of a global war against truth and oppostion that is affecting Scottish charities

25th January 2017 by Susan Smith

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Charity run is inspiring me to get fit after the death of my mum, dad and grandmother

Mandy Allan of East Lothian has set her sights on running the River Ness 5K to raise money for charity after the loss of her mum, dad and grandmother to cancer

24th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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Could Scotland be a global pioneer in public services?

Jenny Brotchie argues that Scotland is in a strong position to lead the way in robust evidence-based participative public services

24th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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Should charities ride the social enterprise wave?

Kate Wyatt, partner with RSB Lindsays, says both charities and social enterprises have much to learn from each other, but the ride may not always be smooth

24th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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With the demise of Airdrie Savings Bank - where now for cash deposits?

Heather Lamont says that safety must come first for charities considering where to invest cash deposits

24th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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Make your new year’s resolution to volunteer

Martin Docherty-Hughes explains why people should make their new year resolution to volunteer in 2017

19th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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This government cares not one jot for the ordinary people of this country

​Maggie Lennon says those who voted for Brexit now appear to have been turkeys voting for their own early Christmas

19th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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