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Fight fuel poverty with Home Energy Scotland

Sponsored content: Home Energy Scotland is looking for third sector partners to help ensure everyone who needs home energy advice gets it

12th April 2018 by TFN Guest

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Is the death knell sounding for Scotland’s ALEOS?

​Robert Armour argues arms-length organisations created by councils is a failed experiment

13th April 2018 by Robert Armour

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I’ve tackled the first of my ten epic challenges

Airdrie mother of three, Ruth Elliot, has just completed a 17 day trek of Mount Everest, the first of ten epic challenges in support of JDRF

12th April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Women and low pay: third sector must mind the gap

Susan Smith explains why the third sector's gender pay gap figures are not worth celebrating

11th April 2018 by Susan Smith

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People to be at the heart of social security in Scotland

Jeane Freeman, minister for social security, says Scotland's new devolved benefits system will replace the humanity Westminster has eroded

11th April 2018 by TFN Guest

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Scotland: where we tolerate babies, not love them

Alan Sinclair explains why Scotland is trailing behind much of Europe in child wellbeing

10th April 2018 by TFN Guest

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Fight fair when challenging housing associations

David Bookbinder reacts to "personal" criticism of housing associations

10th April 2018 by TFN Guest

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Wanted: innovative enterprising ideas to boost life for young Scots

Josiah Lockhart is calling for people who think they know a way to transform life for young Scots to apply to the Social Innovation Competition

9th April 2018 by TFN Guest

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What type of leadership does the sector need?

Lara Friedman discusses the importance of leaderships within the third sector

9th April 2018 by TFN Guest

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GDPR preparations must look for weak links in operations

Nimarta Cheema says weak links must be sought out with the approach of GDPR

9th April 2018 by TFN Guest

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When is working together right for charities?

Jamie Davidson says charities can benefit from collaboration but trustees should proceed with caution

9th April 2018 by TFN Guest

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Maximised income can lead to increased alcohol use

Recovery worker Dan Mushens examines the effect of giving increased financial support to those with long-term alcohol problems

9th April 2018 by TFN Guest

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Who should speak for your charity?

Ishbel Smith calls on charities to consider who is the best person to speak for their cause and whether a celebrity is always a bonus

6th April 2018 by TFN Guest

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Being bold about being a fundraiser

Natasha MacKinnon says fundraisers need not keep quiet about their work

3rd April 2018 by TFN Guest

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Housing associations are skewing satisfaction rates

Tommy Lusk, housing campaigner, says tenant satisfaction surveys published by housing associations hide more than they reveal

3rd April 2018 by Robert Armour

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Time to celebrate Volunteering for All

Paul Okroj looks forward to this year's Volunteers' Week

3rd April 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Yemen: three years of devastating conflict and human rights abuses

Kate Nevens says UK government is complicit in Yemen catastrophe

28th March 2018 by TFN Guest

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“I awoke paralysed and struggling to speak”: how stroke changed my life

Stroke campaigner Eric Sinclair on the night that changed everything

28th March 2018 by TFN Guest

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The clock’s ticking for charities to address GDPR

Kate Wyatt reminds charities that the clock is ticking on GDPR

27th March 2018 by TFN Guest

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