Blogs

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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Community hubs can create real change

Donald Inch examines how a rural community came together after the closure of a local school

6th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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How adults can join the global climate strike

Kate Whitaker shares the best ways of getting involved in the upcoming, global strike for climate

5th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Charity members: help or hindrance?

Charities’ membership models (or lack of them) may be damaging their sustainability. Alastair Keatinge explains why, and what to do about it

2nd September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Parliament prorogued amidst Brexit chaos - what happens now?

Craig Wilson looks at the implications of Prime Minister Johnson's prorogation of parliament, and the consequences of no deal for the voluntary sector

30th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Double standards in education reform?

​Lesley Scott looks at the drive to close the educational attainment gap, and examines if disabled people are being left behind

29th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Inclusivity in the city

Jan Savage looks at the positive impact of the We Are One Citizen and its potential contribution to inclusivity and equality in Scotland

26th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Increased productivity can boost communities

Ashleigh McCulloch details what the new Productivity Club for Scotland aims to achieve

22nd August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Brexit is built on shifting - and rapidly disappearing - sands

With Brexit looming, Craig Wilson looks at its implications and the steps that are being taken to ensure the future of the voluntary sector in Scotland

22nd August 2019 by TFN Guest

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