Social Justice & Poverty

Charities hit out as homeless Scots die on the streets

​Resources should urgently be allocated to probe cause of deaths

9th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Highlands come out with Pride

Huge local support for both events

8th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Third sector supports food workers pay demands

Push comes to shove for city's fast-food workers

5th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Beyond hunger: how foodbanks can transform lives

Scotland’s foodbanks could play a pivotal role in tackling a range of social problems beyond hunger

5th October 2018 by Graham Martin

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Charity warns of Universal Credit explosion

Foodbanks can't cope with pace of roll-out

5th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Third sector at the heart of human rights work

The Scottish Parliament is examining how it considers and protects human rights in Scotland

5th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity marks sleepout’s 25th year

The Rock Trust is looking for those who have taken part in Sleep Out in Edinburgh over the years to get in touch

4th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity defends its Universal Credit link

A charity has defended its involvement with the controversial roll-out of Universal Credit

3rd October 2018 by Graham Martin

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Charity takes government cash to help with Universal Credit

A charity will help the UK government with the Universal Credit roll out – despite previously calling for the controversial benefit to be halted

2nd October 2018 by Graham Martin

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Fuel poverty groups can apply for £2.5m fund

The Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme aims to support energy consumers in vulnerable situations

2nd October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland in 2018: one in four kids in poverty

An independent poverty group has said reforms are needed to childcare, flexible working and benefits to help Scottish families

2nd October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Premium More than a statistic – true stories of life below the breadline

One million Scots are living in poverty, but what does that really look like? For many who depend on Scottish charities it means daily trade-offs

1st October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Tackling poverty will boost mental health

Leading author will make the claim at a lecture as Challenge Poverty Week kicks off

1st October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Goodmovers: Friday, 28 September 2018

Goodmovers: who's got a new job?

28th September 2018 by TFN

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Poverty in Scotland: work together to end it

Charities across Scotland are coming together to stem and roll back the rising tide of poverty

28th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 28 September 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

28th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Poppy Appeal gets underway

The symbol of remembrance has been given a makeover as Poppyscotland marks 100 years since the end of the First World War

28th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Premium Charity shops winning the high-street war

TFN investigates how charities are faring on the high street and what the future holds for charity retail

28th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Premium Bringing style to the high street

TFN meets some of the charity retailers who are excelling - despite tough retail conditions

28th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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