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Zero-hours contracts and unpredictable work patterns - the reality of working in social care

Henry Simmons on why Scotland's social care system is not delivering fair work for staff and what should be done to change that

12th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Shamima Begum’s baby is a victim of Tory political opportunism

Robina Qureshi says Shamima Begum and her baby have been made an example of by a Tory home secretary playing at dog-whistle politics

11th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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New legislation means an important year ahead for charities

Alastair Keatinge looks at what new legislation will mean for charities

11th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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The MoonWalk gives me confidence to talk about my cancer

Christine McLaughlin is urging other women to make a pledge to fundraise to mark International Women’s Day

7th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Premium Same old same old - Annie Gunner Logan on charity law reform

“It’s time for change” says the age-old political mantra, but is that improvement, redesign, reform, transformation - or just a bit of a tinker?

1st March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Coming clean!

Coming clean!

28th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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The old ways are the best ways for the new generation

Ishbel Smith believes the new generation can offer valuable insights on communications

27th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Is leaping the digital divide getting any easier?

Irene Warner-Mackintosh says nearly 20% of benefits claimants still have low digital skills but 90% of jobs demand digital literacy

26th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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The power of mentoring

Phili Wetton reflects on a recent conference on mentoring and the impact it has has for individuals

25th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Premium Young and independent

Catherine Dempsey on how young disabled man Thembelani won £4,000 to follow his DJing and photography dreams

25th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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The needs of the care experienced are universal

Dr Rachel Happer on why the needs of those who have experienced care are universal

22nd February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Premium Annie through the looking glass - something beginning with F

Annie Gunner Logan ponders what fresh hell awaits us as our relationship with Europe unravels

22nd February 2019 by TFN Guest

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We are the vulnerable sector

We are the vulnerable sector

21st February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Premium The lengths you’ll go for a good cause

The lengths you’ll go

20th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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There has to be a better way to run a charity

Susan Smith says charities struggling to stay afloat are in an abusive relationship with funders and stakeholders

20th February 2019 by Susan Smith

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Shamima Begum is a brainwashed child - and should be allowed to return

Robina Qureshi says Shamima Begum should be sent back to where she came from - the UK

19th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Premium Finding friends in the wilderness of third sector support

Anthea Coulter reflects on creating strong local collaborations during uncertain times for the Third Sector Interface Network

19th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Taking part in employability programme changed my life

Yiorgis Perris reveals how learning the skills required for employment helped him to flourish in the workplace

15th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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