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Child neglect: the tensions between care and justice

Joanna Barrett explores why incidents of child cruelty have been growing in England but going down in Scotland

11th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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A new shape to the charity shop model

Ann Loughrey on an innovate new approach to charity retail

10th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Engaging effectively at Holyrood

Robert McGeachy gives top tips to third sector organisations on how to engage with politicians

10th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Third sector hopes and fears for 2019

Anna Fowlie is urging organisations to complete SCVO's important State of the Sector survey to highlight the sector's hopes and fears for the future

10th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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To personalise employment services we need to know how it benefits people

Satwat Rehman responds to the first Fair Start Scotland statistics, and highlights the need for single parent participation to be tracked

7th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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How to stop Christmas cheer turning into a New Year employment tribunal

Dawn Dickson on how to ensure a stress free Christmas party that doesn’t get your charity into hot water

5th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Volunteering improves health and wellbeing

Matthew Linning looks at the benefits of volunteering to mark International Volunteer Day

5th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Why working parents are struggling to repel the rising tide of poverty

Paul Brook tells the stories behind the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s UK Poverty 2018 report

4th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Tips to help families through Christmas

Ian Maxwell gives tips on how separated parents can help embrace Christmas for the benefit of their children

4th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Scottish Gender Recognition Act – a positive step towards change

Chiara Capraro of Amnesty International analyses the results of a consultation on the Scottish Government's proposed gender legislation

3rd December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Is there a bright future ahead for Scottish girls?

Hannah Brisbane on what needs to happen now to improve lives for girls and young women in 2019 and beyond

3rd December 2018 by TFN Guest

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First anniversary of new renting laws spark calls to talk home truths

James Mullaney examines the effect of new private renting legislation one year on

30th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Connecting policy, people and the sector

Derek Mitchell tells the story of how the Bank of England's chief economist came to visit a Citizens Advice Bureau in West Lothian

29th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Premium World Aids Day: Scotland hasn’t won the battle against HIV

Nathan Sparling says with misunderstanding and misinformation still rife, Scotland hasn’t won the battle against HIV yet

29th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Brexit deal or no deal claim should be harpooned

Anna Fowlie argues the priorities for Scottish charities are clear when it comes to Brexit

29th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Politics Galore!

​Andrew Jackson on why he is bringing the joys of Scottish politics to the world of podcasting

27th November 2018 by Gerry Hillman

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How the third sector can help Scotland get human rights right

Ruth Maguire MSP says the sector can provide a vital insight as Scotland looks to lead on human rights

26th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Is it time to ban alcohol advertising?

Dan Mushens reacts to the Scottish Government's plans to restrict alcohol advertising

23rd November 2018 by TFN Guest

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Neurological conditions deserve better

Neurological conditions deserve better

22nd November 2018 by TFN Guest

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