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Sleepover case could save employers millions

Recent sleepover ruling was a relief, writes Ben Doherty - but there are still many uncertainties

14th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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The lasting legacy of community buyouts

Linsay Chalmers on how community buyouts have transformed parts of Scotland

14th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Drug deaths should be preventable

Marlene Taylor reflects on statistics which showed that drug-related deaths are on the rise

13th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Is it discriminatory to label people as brain damaged?

Dan Mushens examines whether it is correct to use the term alcohol related brain damage

13th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Mentors can turbo-charge your business

Kendra Walsh looks at the power of mentoring as she prepares to attend this year's Social Enterprise World Forum in Edinburgh

10th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Families pay a huge emotional toll fighting asbestos

Phyllis Craig says companies defending asbestos-related claims are putting families through untold distress

8th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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The world is burning – and action is needed now

Caroline Rance says simultaneous environmental disasters are a dire warning sign

7th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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What is a community bubble?

George Thomson looks at how creating a space for community events can boost volunteer participation

7th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Homelessness charity’s choir helped me find home and family

Kenyan-born Benson is a member of Lost and Found Choir, an Edinburgh-based men’s choir run by homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust

6th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Using impact data to build brand credibility and sustainable growth

Karen Lynch looks at the power of data as she prepares to attend this year's Social Enterprise World Forum in Edinburgh

3rd August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Serco failure proves urgent need for social enterprise

​Duncan Thorp believes broken public services can be fixed and the answer lies with the social economy

3rd August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Giving young people a voice in Scottish politics

Emily Beever discusses how a new initiative, entitled FMQT Next Generation, aims to help young people participate in high level politics

3rd August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Beyond Harry Potter: telling the real stories of care experienced people

Kenny Murray on the real stories of care experienced people

2nd August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Scotland can lead the way on social enterprise

Robin Fallas looks forward to the Social Enterprise World Forum, and reflects on how the sector has developed over the past decade

27th July 2018 by TFN Guest

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Scouts are at the heart of the community but we can do more

Rob Murray is looking for charity partners for a Scouts Scotland project which aims to encourage social action

27th July 2018 by TFN Guest

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Sport and recreation trusts have every right to be charities

Kirsty Cumming defends sport and recreation trusts against suggestions that they don't deserve charitable status

23rd July 2018 by TFN Guest

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Heroin isn’t cool – why teens are turning to cocaine

Andrew Horne on why Addaction is hearing from younger and younger cocaine users and how charities need to use innovative ways to reach them

19th July 2018 by TFN Staff

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Take control with #SocialSummer2018

Duncan Thorp talks about the latest campaign promoting Scotland's inclusive social economy

19th July 2018 by TFN Guest

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Recovery can create real change for those battling alcohol addiction

Dan Mushens speaks to Eric, who is living with the effects of alcohol related brain damage

19th July 2018 by TFN Guest

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