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SNP told: don’t tell us how to raise our kids

Lesley Scott says named person legislation is dictatorial and authoritarian

27th April 2017 by TFN Guest

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GE17: Scotland’s trade unions call for positive, progressive policies

The Scottish Trades Union Congress says the 2017 general election campaign must not be a Brexit re-run

26th April 2017 by TFN Guest

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Forget campaigning in this election – save your fight for the aftermath

John Downie believes the third sector needs to save its energy for the fight ahead rather than waste time on the general election campaign

25th April 2017 by TFN Guest

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Care providers should be tougher at bargaining

Charities should not jeopardise their own sustainability by accepting service levels or fees that are unfeasible to deliver, says Alastair Keatinge

20th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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May’s power grab demeans democracy

Martin Sime sees paralels between Turkish dictator in waiting Erdogan and our own prime minister

20th April 2017 by TFN Guest

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Read all about it – how to get press coverage

Jolene Campbell advises charities to forget about the latest digital trends and focus on telling great stories to win media coverage

19th April 2017 by TFN Guest

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Know the employment rights of your staff

The gig economy might be characteristic by short-term contracts and freelance work but charities must be well versed in their legal status

19th April 2017 by Robert Armour

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The third sector vision must stand out in the distorted politics of the age

​Graham Martin says the third sector must get in gear fast and use the general election to expound its ideas for a better world

19th April 2017 by Graham Martin

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Investment in knowledge pays the best interest

Melanie Mills believes it is essential for trustees to Get Informed about social finance

18th April 2017 by TFN Guest

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In every corner of Scotland: the local election manifesto for social enterprise

Duncan Thorp explains why social enterprises share the same values as local authority employees and what this means for the uplcoming election

13th April 2017 by TFN Guest

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Courage: lead by channeling that child-like zest for a challenge

Mark Kelvin is learning from some of his own childhood good qualities in his bid to be a successful third sector leader

7th April 2017 by TFN Guest

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Let’s rescue our rights from the depths of Brexit

Mhairi Snowden says civil society should be very concerned about the impact of Brexit on our human rights

6th April 2017 by TFN Guest

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Has TFN riled you? It’s for your own good

Susan Smith on why Third Force News will not apologise for making you angry

5th April 2017 by Susan Smith

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Employability in Scotland: an opportunity not a threat

Jamie Hepburn says taking a voluntary approach will mean a new beginning for employability in Scotland

31st March 2017 by TFN Guest

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We took the government to court so can you

Fraser Sutherland says taking the government to court is part of Scotland’s democracy growing up

30th March 2017 by TFN Guest

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It’s time to celebrate Volunteers’ Week!

Sarah Latto on why volunteers are the golden thread binding society

30th March 2017 by TFN Guest

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Being the best you can be is key for all fundraisers

Gary Kernahan on why fundraisers can't afford to miss this year's Scottish fundraising conference

28th March 2017 by TFN Guest

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Embrace video to unlock new funding

Sally Hall has discovered a video is better than a 1000 words when it comes to funding applications

27th March 2017 by TFN Guest

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Voice of dissent: poverty campaigners do challenge the Scottish Government

Peter Kelly challenges Robert Armour's view that the third sector is unwilling to criticise the Scottish Government

27th March 2017 by TFN Guest

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