Funding & Finance

Drilling into the fund for independent living

Rosalind Tyler-Greig outlines the importance of the Drill fund to advance independent living for disabled people

23rd May 2017 by TFN Guest

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£1bn profit for UK social enterprises

The UK's biggest social enterprise report reveals a sector enjoying phenomenal growth

23rd May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Apprenticeship Levy cash will support skills, training and employment

Jamie Hepburn MSP outlines how the Scottish Government plans to spend its share of the Apprenticeship Levy

23rd May 2017 by TFN Guest

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Firstport reveals social firms fast tracked for success

​Scheme backs start up social firms and invests in their future

9th May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Fundraisers get up to speed on new data protection laws

A guide for fundraisers on new data protection rules aims to ensure charities don't fall foul of new EU rules

9th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Charities must get serious about new tax evasion rules

Euan Morrison explains why charities that operate as financial institutions should be aware of new tax evasion rules

8th May 2017 by TFN Guest

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Should charities rely on unconventional income sources?

Lianne Lodge explores the problems unconverntional income can cause charities

5th May 2017 by TFN Guest

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Bid to beat the bookies and stop lottery bets

Moves are being made to stop bookies harming good causes by offering bets on lottery results

5th May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Oxfam boss says Daily Mail did third sector a “favour”

​Conference hears how the fundraising crisis in 2015 made charities get their fundraising strategies in order

3rd May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Revealed: the UK’s most generous millionaires

The rich are getting richer - which is good news for charitable giving

3rd May 2017 by Robert Armour

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Funds available so charities can create jobs

Cash is available which will allow charities to create new jobs

2nd May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Public bodies still refusing fair funding to local charities

New research uncovers the true battle local charities and community organisations still face accessing funding from public bodies

2nd May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Thousands take part in biggest ever Kiltwalk

More than 7,200 people took to the streets of Glasgow in the biggest ever Kiltwalk and are on course to raise £1 million for charities in Scotland

1st May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Vodafone apologises for charity donation cock-up

Telecomms giant Vodafone doubled charged customers who donated to charity, it has been revealed

1st May 2017 by Graham Martin

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Let’s Talk Pensions

TFN takes a look at the state of pension deficits in the third sector by asking three experts to answer some basic questions.

28th April 2017 by TFN Staff

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Charities fear losing millions after being locked out of rates review

​Barclay Review has failed to listen third sector - now charities fear they could lose millions of pounds if rates arrangements change

27th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Chief encounters: Mark Bevan on taking calls from royalty in the bath

Mark Bevan of Business in the Community Scotland on what charities can learn from the inextricable link between business and society

25th April 2017 by TFN Staff

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Ladies who lunch raise thousands for social care charity

​Annual event goes from strength to strength

24th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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Annie Lennox, Kevin Bridges and Texas to perform for Obama at Edinburgh charity gig

​Sir Tom Hunter announces star-studded lineup for prestigious charity dinner

21st April 2017 by Robert Armour

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