Social Justice & Poverty

Thirty years in the third sector – how the environment has changed

Jonny Kinross reflects on the changes he has seen in the sector

17th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 18 January 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

18th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Campaign group hails 10 year battle against council

Victory for campaign group which formed to fight for equal pay - and won

18th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Goodmovers 18/01/2019

Who's on the move?

18th January 2019 by TFN

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Third sector nominees sought for national awards

The Director of the Year Awards are set to celebrate inspiring leadership across Scotland

18th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Children’s charity saved from closure

Direct Childcare - which supports 100 families in the Highlands - had been due to shut imminently

18th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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‘Stealth cut’ not missed by charity

Age Scotland has hit out at a benefit cut - announced amongst the Brexit chaos - to Pension Credit

18th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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No deal Brexit catastrophic for disabled people

Inclusion Scotland has said leaving the EU without a deal could lead to chaos and destitution for those with disabilities

18th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Grant to help people back into work

The Job Grant, proposed by the Scottish Government, consists of a one-off cash payment to help young people with costs associated with a new job

17th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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The Gathering returns for 2019

The largest free third sector event in the UK is back at the SEC in Glasgow on 20 and 21 February with a new look

14th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scots struggling to pay mortgages

Research by Shelter Scotland has shown the amount of people struggling to pay for their homes has gone up in recent years

14th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Welfare support for veterans stepped up

Poppyscotland is recruiting new staff to help deliver a national service which will help veterans

14th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Women’s groups fears over “dangerous” pick-up predator

Police Scotland investigate man who videos himself tryting to pick up women in Glasgow

11th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 11 January 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

11th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scots purchased over 3,000 Christmas trees for people in need

Scots purchased over 3,000 Christmas trees for people in need

10th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Should the five day working week become four?

Trades unions and charities agree the four day week would lead to better mental health and a better society But there are inevitable cost implications

10th January 2019 by Robert Armour

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Half of LGBT Scots battle depression

A study by Stonewall Scotland has revealed the poor level of mental health among LGBT people

10th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Chief exec will scrutinise new Scottish social security system

A leading third sector figure will oversee vital scrutiny of Scotland’s new social security system

8th January 2019 by Graham Martin

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Helpline to support struggling families

Scots who need financial advice have been urged to contact a free helpline

8th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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