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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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My journey out of addiction

Joe McCormack reveals he was always meant to work at Bethany Christian Trust

30th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Time to end the physical punishment of children

Mary Glasgow says MSPs have the chance to take a momentous step by approving new legislation aimed at giving equal protection to children

27th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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What does the public think about working in fundraising?

Alex Xavier examines research which delves into public perceptions of fundraisers

24th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Making your volunteering more inclusive – why bother?

To mark National Inclusion Week, Brian Scott examines what can be done to help people into volunteering

24th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Make fuel poverty history

Helen Melone explains the key points of Scotland's draft fuel poverty bill

20th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Legacy donations can create special moments

To mark Remember a Charity Week, Lisa Cowan reveals how legacy donations can support vital work

13th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Awareness campaign adds to open day success

Dan Mushens reflects on a busy spell for Penumbra's alcohol related brain damage (ARBD) services

12th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Let’s improve Scotland’s streets

Penny Morriss explains how simple improvements and better maintenance of streets can make all the difference to people

10th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Brexit: leaving no-one behind

​Tressa Burke on the implications of Brexit for those with disabilities and care services in Scotland

6th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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