Funding & Finance

Poll: should private schools be stripped of charity status?

TFN poll: private schools' charity status

25th August 2017 by Graham Martin

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Poll: Is two years too harsh a sentence for stealing £360,000 from a charity?

Poll: Is two years too harsh a sentence for stealing £360,000 from a charity?

22nd August 2017 by Graham Martin

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Poll: should charities stop door-to-door fundraising?

Should other charities follow RNLI and Oxfam's lead?

1st December 2016 by Graham Martin

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Are people who work for charities more charitable?

New research has revealed a third of people who work for charities don't give to good causes. Is this a surprise? What do you think?

4th August 2016 by Susan Smith

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Poll: should the UK remain a member of the European Union or leave?

TFN poll: should the UK remain in or leave the EU?

9th June 2016 by Graham Martin

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Poll: How should Scotland spend its share of the sugar tax?

A can of cola could cost 8p more when the tax is introduced in 2018

17th March 2016 by TFN

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Poll: what’s the fairest form of taxation?

TFN poll: what's the best form of taxation?

3rd March 2016 by Graham Martin

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Poll: Is it time to end the council tax freeze?

A new report from the Scottish Government's independent adviser on poverty says end the council tax freeze, do you agree?

21st January 2016 by TFN

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Is Creative Scotland right to fund the artist behind The Glasgow Effect?

Creative Scotland has come under fire for funding a controversial project which many believe patronises Glaswegians. What do you think?

7th January 2016 by Robert Armour

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Poll: Should charities follow RNLI’s lead and abandon cold calling?

​Bold move by RNLI. But should others follow at the cost of millions?

23rd October 2015 by Robert Armour

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TFN poll: public trust in charities

TFN poll on charity trustworthieness

18th September 2015 by Graham Martin

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Poll: Can charities cope with the demand created by welfare cuts?

Or will the £12bn cut from the welfare budget be the straw to break the camel's back

23rd July 2015 by Paul Cardwell

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Poll: should private companies profit from charity fundraising?

Fundraising is very much in the spotlight after a series of scandals over pressure tactics - should private companies be able to profit from fundraising at all?

9th June 2015 by Susan Smith

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Poll: is opposition to private school charity status class envy?

Private schools provide £29m a year in bursaries to Scottish student and saves the state from educating their pupils - do they therefore deserve charity status?

28th May 2015 by Susan Smith

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Poll: do fundraisers go too far?

The code of fundraising practice is to be reviewed after the death of Olive Cooke, who was bombarded with requests for donations. Is it about time?

21st May 2015 by Susan Smith

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Poll: Should charities be able to run bigger lotteries

New research reveals the public think charities should be able to raise much more through their own lotteries, even if they rival the National Lottery

6th March 2015 by Susan Smith

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Poll: are big charities bullies?

They have the might of professional staff and big marketing budgets, but does that give big charities the right to grab all the limelight?

29th January 2015 by Susan Smith

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TFN poll: should charities be banned from cold calling?

Take part in our charity cold calling poll

27th October 2014 by Graham Martin

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Should charities cap salaries at £50,000?

Half of people say charities shouldn't pay staff more than £50,000. But many Scottish charities do. Who is out of touch? Charities or the public?

3rd July 2014 by TFN Staff

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