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A secret tool to grow your charity income

Lyndsay Tigar says you don't have to spend money to make money with her hints and tips on starting your charity's fundraising journey

5th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Looking for heroes

OSCR's Jude Turbyne gives pointers on factors to consider when recruiting charity trustees

4th February 2019 by Robert Armour

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Housing is a human right – but what does this mean in Scotland?

Shelter's Lisa Glass explains how human rights affect housing policy ahead of a conference at this year's Gathering

4th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Safer internet use is an issue for the whole sector

Jess McBeath examines the issue of consent, the theme for this year's Safer Internet Day

4th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Charities need support from local authorities, not just praise

John Downie responds to the news that Fife Gingerbread faces an uncertain future amidst funding cuts

1st February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Collaborations that drive inclusion in the digital age

Lucy Murdoch explains how third sector organisations globally and in Scotland are helping to create technological solutions to social issues

31st January 2019 by TFN Guest

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Social enterprise innovation at The Gathering 2019

The Social Enterprise Exchange Marketplace will be at The Gathering 2019, showcasing a number of brilliant Scottish social enterprises

28th January 2019 by TFN Guest

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The doctor said I’d be lucky to see 60. I’ll prove him wrong!

Nick McGill speaks about struggling with alcohol addiction for nearly forty years and how 2019 is going to be his year

25th January 2019 by TFN Guest

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Making plans for the future isn’t for everyone, I choose to live day to day

Brian Johnstone talks about growing up in 1970s Glasgow, homelessness and how planning ahead isn’t always the road to recovery

18th January 2019 by TFN Guest

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Tales of the unexpected - lessons from the Brexit debate

Ishbel Smith examines what the third sector can learn from the Brexit debate

15th January 2019 by TFN Guest

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Setting goals for 2019

Regular TFN blogger Dan Mushens reveals both his personal and professional goals for the new year

15th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Seescape is making waves for those with sight impairment

Carl Hodson on charity's name change

14th January 2019 by TFN Guest

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Seeing smiles of our service users is special

Social care worker Dan Mushens talks about the benefits of having relaxed events for those who may struggle to maintain relationships

10th January 2019 by TFN Guest

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Could it be Universal Credit rather than Brexit that finishes off the Tories?

Graham Martin argues that the Brexit obsessed Tories could be blind-sighted by Universal Credit

7th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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My wish for the new year: think of the small local charities in our communities

Thomas Lynch on the experience of Dads Rock and the importance of small charities

4th January 2019 by TFN Guest

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Storm warning: trade unions and the third sector

Graham Martin argues that third sector bosses have a duty to get industrial relations right

4th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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It’s not the Queen who decides who to honour – it’s you

Terri Thomson explains how you can nominate someone deserving in your community for an MBE, OBE or CBE

3rd January 2019 by TFN Guest

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Reuse - good for budgets, good for people

Michael Cook on the value of reuse

21st December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Does the third sector hold the key to unlocking empty homes?

Shaheena Din examines the work that is going on to bring empty homes in Scotland back into use

20th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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