Funding & Finance

Charities must account for market impact on investments

Lynne Lamont stresses the importance of keeping track of any investments

6th July 2018 by TFN Guest

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What is a modern charity anyway - and do you care?

Susan Smith is confused about what a modern charity is, which is why TFN is asking for your help working it out

6th July 2018 by Susan Smith

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10 years of social enterprise

Dr Mairi Mackay looks back 10 years to the first Social Enterprise World Forum as she prepares to attend this year's event in Edinburgh

5th July 2018 by TFN Guest

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Why the third sector should collaborate to secure public contracts

Yvonne McBride discusses how collaboration can help social enterprises bid for public sector contracts

14th June 2018 by TFN Guest

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Is the tail wagging the dog in your funding strategy?

Ailsa Roddie highlights the potential pitfalls of funding-led projects

7th June 2018 by TFN Guest

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The fight against scams is a fight for all of us

Citizens Advice Scotland chief executive Derek Mitchell discusses Scams Awareness Month

7th June 2018 by TFN Guest

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People are at their best when faced with adversity

Lee Peyton founded Breaking Strain Events with business partner Garry Mackay and has helped raise £1m for charity

4th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Positive changes in the charity pension schemes

David Davison on the positive changes that have occured to charity pension schemes laws

29th May 2018 by TFN Guest

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I’m doing all four Kiltwalks - and sight loss won’t stop me

Annette West on why she's doing all four Kiltwalks for RNIB

8th May 2018 by TFN Guest

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Fed up hearing about small charity survival fears

Susan Smith is disheartened to hear that funders are still not putting their faith in small charities to deliver vital services

2nd May 2018 by Susan Smith

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Charity shops should not be taken for granted

Mark Chapman, from the Charity Retail Association, says charity shop numbers are at a high but it is important to expand online operations

24th April 2018 by TFN Guest

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Wanted: innovative enterprising ideas to boost life for young Scots

Josiah Lockhart is calling for people who think they know a way to transform life for young Scots to apply to the Social Innovation Competition

9th April 2018 by TFN Guest

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Being bold about being a fundraiser

Natasha MacKinnon says fundraisers need not keep quiet about their work

3rd April 2018 by TFN Guest

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Getting together to celebrate fundraising

Susan Williams looks forward to a celebration of fundraising

27th March 2018 by TFN Guest

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Youth theatre saved me - now we must save it

Blythe Duff's impassioned plea to save Scottish Youth Theatre

13th March 2018 by TFN Guest

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With just three months to go, the GDPR clock is ticking

Alison Johnston, lead policy officer for the Information Commissioner’s Office, urges charities not to panic about GDPR

21st February 2018 by TFN

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Scanning the financial horizon

Heather Lamont looks at a few recent headlines from the financial press and considers what they might mean for your charity’s finances.

21st February 2018 by TFN Guest

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Don’t panic: charity storm clouds have a silver lining

Susan Smith says don’t panic about falling trust levels, be proactive and seize the opportunity to create good news

21st February 2018 by Susan Smith

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Shape the future of digital tax system

Jim Burberry, from financial consultants RSM, looks at how plans to create a digital tax system will affect charities

19th February 2018 by TFN

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