Management

Trustees must not leave fundraising up to the fundraisers

Alastair Keatinge says while trustees don’t have to come up with creative fundraising ideas they do have to scrutinise them

15th February 2017 by TFN Guest

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The strange but sadly inevitable case of Gerry Freedman

Robert Armour says Gerry Freedman may be a chancer but he's taught us all a very valuable lesson

14th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Brexit blow: let’s fight fear together

Susan Smith believes the third sector is right to be nervous about the future and should arm itself now for rocky years to come

8th February 2017 by Susan Smith

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Stamp out stress in your workplace now

Karen Ormiston says boosting employee wellbeing can reap rewards for charities but there's more to it than a free fruit bowl

6th February 2017 by TFN Guest

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Get a fresh perspective through leadership exchange

Phili Wetton explains how a leadership exchange can give third sector managers a fresh perspective

6th February 2017 by TFN Guest

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Never give up – tenacious campaigners can move mountains

Sue Tibballs is looking forward to speaking to Hillsborough campaigner Margaret Aspinall in Glasgow this month about campaigning for justice

6th February 2017 by TFN Guest

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Good HQ: the home of Scottish charities and their fans

Lauren Pluss explains how SCVO's new charity feedback platform GoodHQ can help boost public trust in your cause

31st January 2017 by TFN Guest

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Charities must fight the war on truth

Susan Smith believes Trump's battle with the US media is a symptom of a global war against truth and oppostion that is affecting Scottish charities

25th January 2017 by Susan Smith

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Could Scotland be a global pioneer in public services?

Jenny Brotchie argues that Scotland is in a strong position to lead the way in robust evidence-based participative public services

24th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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Should charities ride the social enterprise wave?

Kate Wyatt, partner with RSB Lindsays, says both charities and social enterprises have much to learn from each other, but the ride may not always be smooth

24th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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With the demise of Airdrie Savings Bank - where now for cash deposits?

Heather Lamont says that safety must come first for charities considering where to invest cash deposits

24th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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Make your new year’s resolution to volunteer

Martin Docherty-Hughes explains why people should make their new year resolution to volunteer in 2017

19th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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This government cares not one jot for the ordinary people of this country

​Maggie Lennon says those who voted for Brexit now appear to have been turkeys voting for their own early Christmas

19th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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Sponsored: the real meaning of impact

Social Investment Scotland's Roger Moors examines what impact really means and how social enterprises need to regard it as their main asset

19th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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Real life: from prison to speaking at parliament, Ryan Brown has turned his life around

Ryan Brown from Glasgow recently received a certificate in parliament as the 7,500th Community Jobs Scotland employee in a Scottish charity

16th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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TSIs: the wrong answer to the wrong question?

Lynne Wardle explores why the Voluntary Action Scotland, Third Sector Interface and Scottish Government relationship is not working towards a fairer Scotland

13th January 2017 by TFN Guest

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Shared society is a sham - and Tories must keep off our territory

Graham Martin says the Tories must not be allowed to use third sector as cover for their agenda of inequality and division

12th January 2017 by Graham Martin

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Cuts: let’s move beyond them and us

Rhoda Reid says we must work together to find constructive solutions to council cuts

20th December 2016 by TFN Guest

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Social care: the nanny state must retreat

Martin Sime says social care must be completely rethought

15th December 2016 by TFN

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