Management

Are you ready for the new GDPR legislation?

Fraser Nicol, partner at Scott-Moncrieff chartered accountants, looks at what charities need to do to ensure they meet the new legal requirements

20th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Services will be cut and social care bodies put at risk

John McDonald says the Scottish Government must fully fund charities to pay staff the living wage or services will be cut and charities could close

20th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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How to avoid an own goal in communications

Great expectations come crashing down when you fail to put faith in your creative people, says Sally Hall

13th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Third sector will play a critical role in delivering Fair Start Scotland

Jamie Hepburn MSP says he is "disappointed" by third sector reaction to Fair Start Scotland

13th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Five ways charities can transform their transparency

Simon Francis outlines principles for improved transparency and increased visibility of charity fundraising

10th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Hate fest furore over Neil Oliver’s role as NTS president

Susan Smith argues the fallout following the appointment of Neil Oliver as NTS president is a worrying sign for Scottish democratic debate

9th October 2017 by Susan Smith

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Chief Encounters: Celine Sinclair, The Yard

The chief executive of the play and respite facility for disabled children is proud to have seen the organisation grow

9th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Are fundraisers the Cinderella of charities?

Susan Smith reflects on the role of fundraisers within Scottish charities following the TFN Live event at the Scottish Fundraising conference

4th October 2017 by Susan Smith

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Risky business: why trustees must be on top of risk

Adrienne Airlie provides some advice for charity trustees on how to mitigate risks to the health and wellbeing of their charity

3rd October 2017 by TFN

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Ten top tips for trustees

​Tracey Bird explores the vital steps that those who volunteer as charity trustees should take

3rd October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Why people choose to care for dogs rather than people

Susan Smith says the third sector must do more to ensure social care is a job worth doing in Scotland

27th September 2017 by Susan Smith

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Introducing Sunnd – driving genuine social innovation through collaboration

Lucy Fraser on a new concept for living which puts puts wellness at the heart of housing

26th September 2017 by TFN

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Violence at work is not part of the job

Dave Watson warns voluntary sector manager who continue to tell staff violence is just part of the job will face the wrath of Unison

21st September 2017 by TFN Guest

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Scotland’s care system is in crisis – we need to fix it now

Keith Robson on the real gap between our ambition for high-quality care and the reality of high staff turnovers and care packages falling apart

20th September 2017 by TFN Guest

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Rees-Mogg: the ghost at the foodbank

Graham Martin argues that Rees-Mogg's foodbank comments matter as they highlight different conceptions of society

20th September 2017 by Graham Martin

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How to avoid an employment tribunal

​Hazel Coutts explores the ways in which employers can ensure their organisation avoids an employment tribunal

19th September 2017 by TFN Guest

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Looking after cash and investments

Heather Lamont, CCLA client investment director, gives advice on how to make sure your money is safe

19th September 2017 by TFN Guest

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No complaints about Scottish fundraising

Alison Elliot on the state of fundraising in Scotland following the launch of the Scottish Fundraising Standards Panel

19th September 2017 by TFN

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Stop the excuses: give sleepover staff equal pay

​Gail McLean is angry with Enable Scotland for not paying sleepover care staff the Living Wage

13th September 2017 by TFN Guest

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