Management

We need more than warm words to beat fuel poverty

Lori McElroy argues as temperatures plunge the Scottish Government must use its winter budget to commit to essential energy efficiency measures

11th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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Volunteering is a personal choice

Paul Reddish calls for the volunteer to be given a voice in the debate over what are appropriate volunteering opportunities

11th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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Integration and reputation will be the fundraising buzzwords for 2018

Simon Francis reflects on how 2017 has been a turning point for charity fundraising and what this will mean for communicators in 2018

7th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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Is the third sector becoming an arm of the state?

Lesley Scott, of The Young ME Sufferers Trust, wants charities to give more focus to the services they provide

7th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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Are we beginning to hear the death knell of SDS?

Susan Smith calls on the third sector to fight the fatigue and find ways to save the personalisation dream before it's too late

6th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Money for nothing – thanks goodness we’re not alone

Charlotte Bray believes more and more companies are targeting charities in the hope of making a quick buck

5th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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An effective board should lie at the heart of charity resilience

Steph Taylor argues board development is vital for charity success

5th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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The fall of the old order: volunteer revolution

George Thomson has responded to TFN's invitation to critique the use of volunteers at this year's Edinburgh Hogmanay celebrations

4th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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We want disabled people to have better experiences at work

Independent Living in Scotland’s Susie Fitton looks at the #myworkstorycampaign, which encourages disabled people to get talking about being themselves at work

1st December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charities must learn the difference between a chat and lobbying

Kenny Gray says charities must get smart in preparation for the new Lobbying Register

29th November 2017 by TFN

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Events is an area that young people can thrive in

Forth Valley Social Enterprise (FVSE) chairman Matt McGrandles looks at what has been achieved in the five years since the organisation was founded

23rd November 2017 by TFN Guest

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Autumn budget 2017: what’s in it for charities?

Julie Hutchison highlights some of the ways the the autumn statement could impact on Scottish charities

23rd November 2017 by TFN Guest

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Trustees Week: charities encouraged to consider greater diversity

To mark Trustees Week, Euan Morrison argues for board diversity

13th November 2017 by TFN Guest

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Move to real-time impact reporting results in greater transparency

Matt Stevenson-Dodd, chief executive of Street League, discusses his charity’s decision to run the #CallForClarity campaign

9th November 2017 by TFN Guest

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What comes first: salaries or service users?

Susan Smith says the charity sector must avoid the false dichotomy between a decent wage and their charitable purpose

8th November 2017 by Susan Smith

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More to be done to ensure charities pay living wage

Emma Kosmin, programme manager for the Living Wage Foundation, reflects on the rate being increased to £8.75 an hour

8th November 2017 by TFN Guest

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Collaboration is the lifeblood of charities

Martin Baker believes Scottish charities are better at collaboration than other parts of the UK but we could all do more to learn from our peers

6th November 2017 by TFN Guest

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Men aren’t stepping up to support female victims of domestic abuse

Marsha Scott expresses irritation at an article that implied women's organisations aren't doing enough to recruit male supporters

2nd November 2017 by TFN Staff

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Placing families at the centre of what we do

Placing families at the centre of what we do

30th October 2017 by TFN

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