Management

Actions to help carers can be taken now

Fiona Collie reflects on Carers Week and stresses that change needs to be ongoing

15th June 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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Why you should apply for the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2018

Duncan Thorp looks at how an application for the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland can help your organisation

7th June 2018 by TFN Guest

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Chief Encounters: John Lauder dreams of becoming transport minister

The national director of Sustrans Scotland enjoys the unseen work behind Scotland's walking and cycling paths

4th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Volunteering has helped me learn about myself

Last year, Leanne Patrick began volunteering as a mentor for Quarriers, helping a young person from Falkirk who had become isolated due to family circumstances

1st June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Planning and protecting your charity from a crisis

John Cleghorn explains that planning and insurance cover are the most effective ways to protect your charity

30th May 2018 by TFN Guest

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OSCR opens up, but is anyone going to listen?

Susan Smith is sceptical about the pulling power of OSCR's open board meetings but believes charities should consider following its lead anyway

30th May 2018 by Susan Smith

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Volunteering must grow to allow us to achieve our ambitions

Morven MacLean, volunteering development manager for CHAS, looks at ways the charity has got new people involved

29th May 2018 by TFN Guest

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Universal youth work is a lifeline

Ellie Hutchinson, strategic implementation manager at Edinburgh charity Canongate Youth, looks at the vital support provided by youth groups

28th May 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Chief Encounters: Michelle Armstrong reveals her favourite clown

Michelle Armstrong came to the third sector mid career and would advise her 18-year-old self not to worry about career plans

22nd May 2018 by TFN Guest

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Lessons from the royal wedding sermon

Ishbel Smith on what all public speakers can learn from Bishop Michael Curry's royal wedding sermon

21st May 2018 by TFN Guest

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It’s time to spark volunteering in Scotland

Paul Reddish reveals ProjectScotland's plans to create a national youth volunteering team

10th May 2018 by TFN Guest

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Planning a solution to loneliness and social isolation

David McAllister argues that the planning system can be used to build better communities

9th May 2018 by TFN Guest

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A new look for TFN with the launch of a monthly magazine

Susan Smith calls on readers to help TFN become an even louder voice for the third sector

7th May 2018 by Susan Smith

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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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How charities worked together to transform social security landscape

Bill Scott on how Scotland's third sector worked to make significant improvements to the new social security bill

1st May 2018 by TFN Guest

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Charities must tackle vulnerability to fraud – it could be you next!

Alastair Keatinge says charities must take the threat of fraud seriously

27th April 2018 by TFN Guest

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Breaking down barriers to jobs for disabled Scots

Jeane Freeman explains why the upcoming Disability Employment Congress is the next step to getting more disabled Scots into work

27th April 2018 by TFN Guest

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