Blogs

How your brand can help you recruit more volunteers

Fenella McCarthy says that getting your brand definition right can help an organisation boost volunteer numbers

12th November 2019 by TFN Guest

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Effective trustees need effective support

A thriving third sector is dependent on a thriving trustee base says Alastair Keatinge

7th November 2019 by TFN Guest

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Being a young trustee can be challenging

Adam Bennett, 22, talks about his experiences as a trustee with Scouts Scotland

7th November 2019 by TFN Guest

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Embedding volunteering as a habit from a young age is vital

Jonathan Christie responds to a new report which shows volunteering needs to adapt to be fit for the future

6th November 2019 by TFN Guest

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A world to win - and everything to lose

Graham Martin on why the third sector should engage with the Extinction Rebellion movement

1st November 2019 by Graham Martin

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Third sector must have its say on Freedom of Information

Carole Ewart on the third sector and Freedom of Information

1st November 2019 by TFN Guest

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Think you can’t afford to build a strong brand?

Fenella McCarthy says having a strong brand has never been so important for the charity sector

31st October 2019 by TFN Guest

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How voice training hinders as well as helps

Ishbel Smith says it is wrong to encourage people to change their accents

28th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Breaking down barriers for care experienced people

David Wallace says Social Security Scotland will treat the care experienced with dignity, fairness and respect

24th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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The refugee crisis has not gone away

Robina Qureshi responds to the news that 39 people have been found dead in a lorry in Essex

24th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Let’s make gender inequality a historical curiosity - together we are #GenerationEqual

The First Minister’s National Advisory Council on Women and Girls (NACWG) was created as a catalyst for change to tackle gender inequality in Scotland

24th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Reducing harm in practice: our own perspective

Dan Mushens looks at the issue of harm reduction in helping those living with alcohol related brain damage (ARBD)

24th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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New site to help unlock the benefits of an active workplace

Dionne Phipps-Clancy of walking and cycling charity Sustrans Scotland outlines how an active workforce can benefit your organisation

18th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Awareness essential in tackling charity fraud

Euan Morrison examines how serious an issue fraud is for the voluntary sector

16th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Excellent poverty work comes at a cost

David Stewart MSP praises the work of the third sector in tackling poverty, and says it is vital that it continues to be properly funded

9th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Leave no one behind: the right to adequate social security

Rhiannon Sims discusses why the Scottish Campaign for the Right to Social Security (SCORSS) has re-launched with rights placed at its heart

9th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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We need to talk about poverty and smoking

Elizabeth Hurst-High examines the links between living in poverty and smoking

8th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Systemic change needed to tackle poverty

Ffyona Taylor says we must never accept inequality and social exclusion as the status quo

8th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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How to influence legislation in the Scottish Parliament

Robert McGeachy and Mark Ballard give a preview of their book, The Public Affairs Guide to Scotland: Influencing Policy and Legislation

1st October 2019 by TFN Guest

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