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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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Sponsored: the real meaning of impact

Social Investment Scotland's Roger Moors examines what impact really means and how social enterprises need to regard it as their main asset

19th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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Real life: from prison to speaking at parliament, Ryan Brown has turned his life around

Ryan Brown from Glasgow recently received a certificate in parliament as the 7,500th Community Jobs Scotland employee in a Scottish charity

16th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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TSIs: the wrong answer to the wrong question?

Lynne Wardle explores why the Voluntary Action Scotland, Third Sector Interface and Scottish Government relationship is not working towards a fairer Scotland

13th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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Shared society is a sham - and Tories must keep off our territory

Graham Martin says the Tories must not be allowed to use third sector as cover for their agenda of inequality and division

12th January 2017 by Graham Martin

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Care sector is on the brink of crisis

Brian Logan, chief executive of Bield says care sector faces fight of our generation as funding cuts and an ageing population take their toll

11th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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How will bairns fair in 2017?

Jennifer Davidson reflects on what 2016 has meant for the children’s sector and what the year ahead will bring

10th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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Real Lives: a kidney is a small price to pay, says wife

Gill Redmond donated a kidney to her husband Mark just six months ago, now they are doing the Etape Loch Ness to prove that life goes on after organ donation

9th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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Fighting terrorism starts from within

Sarah Robinson-Galloway believes that the youth-work sector holds the key to overcoming terrorism around the world

4th January 2017 by YouthLink Scotland

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Supporting Syria from near and afar

Christy Delafield on Mercy Corps' ongoing aid programme in Syria

23rd December 2016 by TFN Guest

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Youth work can help deliver excellence for every child

Graeme Logan sets out his vision for youth work and schools

21st December 2016 by TFN Guest

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Cuts: let’s move beyond them and us

Rhoda Reid says we must work together to find constructive solutions to council cuts

20th December 2016 by TFN Guest

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We’re failing children with additional support needs

Stuart Jacob calls for increased investment to support Scotland's 170,000 young people with additional support needs

19th December 2016 by TFN Guest

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Social care: the nanny state must retreat

Martin Sime says social care must be completely rethought

15th December 2016 by TFN

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Proposed cuts let down our most vulnerable

​Brendan Rooney of Healthy n Happy on the cuts proposed by South Lanarkshire Council that would be catastrophic for the community

14th December 2016 by TFN Guest

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A youth worker on The Apprentice? – it’s not in our nature!

Kerry Reilly tells explains why youth workers should put themselves forward for the National Youth Worker Awards

14th December 2016 by TFN Guest

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The top 5 habits great charity boards have in common

​Jamie Davidson on the qualities that all productive charity boards should have

14th December 2016 by TFN Guest

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