Blogs

How do we tell a tale of trauma?

A recent trip to Berlin has made Ishbel Smith rethink how traumatic historical episodes are conveyed

27th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Supporting residents in social housing to walk and cycle

Kath Brough encourages social housing providers to apply for a fund that will support walking and cycling

27th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Shortcomings in Universal Credit are clear for all to see

Jeremy Hewer examines the launch of a new DWP advertising campaign

24th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Third sector cannot go on plugging gaps in public services

Sheghley Ogilvie says a UN expert’s scathing summary of poverty in the UK should act as a wake-up call for those in power

23rd May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Time to grow youth work services

Sarah Paterson calls on all youth workers to get involved in the #InvestInYouthWork campaign

22nd May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Brexit presents a profound threat to those we help

Neil Henery examines why we must celebrate the vital contribution to Scottish life made by European citizens

20th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Society’s debt to our legion of carers

Karen Martin says valuing those who care makes economic and moral sense

14th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Going on an awareness journey

Maureen Mallon reflects on the steps OSCR has taken to meet its vision and explains how the same principles apply to many charities

13th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Knife crime epidemic down south should look north for answers

Martin Dorchester says that those fighting knife crime down south could learn lessons from what has happened in Scotland

9th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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New credit rating will be a game changer for Young Enterprise Scotland

Geoff Leask on the success of Young Enterprise Scotland's Company Programme

6th May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Being flexible can help reduce harm

Dan Mushens looks at how a harm reduction approach can help those receiving care

2nd May 2019 by TFN Guest

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Broadening volunteering is vitally important

Jonathan Christie believes that initiatives for young people can act as a catalyst for increasing volunteer participation in Scotland

30th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Data analytics: could it help you?

Mitch Collins examines how data can support the work of third sector organisations

29th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Brexit has made us unwilling combatants in a Tory civil war

Graham Martin says that Brexit has been an unending nightmare for everyone - remainers and leavers alike

26th April 2019 by Graham Martin

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Premium Dead cert?

Annie Gunner Logan on the meaning of certainty in an uncertain world…

26th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Making connections in Russia

Pat Armstrong details the experience herself and other third sector chief executives had on a recent exchange to Russia

25th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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What do we mean by good food?

Beth Webb of Soil Association Scotland argues that a definition of good food must be at the heart of the Good Food Nation consultation

11th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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Breaking down barriers in sport for women

Lauren Pluss looks at the work going on to help women in Scotland to participate in sport

4th April 2019 by TFN Guest

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What a difference 14 years makes

Maureen Mallon reflects on her return to the third sector as new chief executive of OSCR

3rd April 2019 by TFN Guest

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