Social Justice & Poverty

Anti-poverty goal progress is 100 years behind schedule

SDG targets will not be met at current rate, warns charity

12th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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Disabled staff handed “raw deal” by Social Security Scotland

Disabled workers earn 20p in pound less than their colleagues

10th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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Johnstons of Elgin becomes 1500th Living Wage employer

The luxury woollens retailer is Scotland’s second-oldest family business.

10th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Last ditch attempt to halt Serco evictions

Serco set to go ahead with lock change this week

10th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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We must not fail to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

We will all benefit from sustainability says Dr Hartwig Pautz - but we must work harder to meet targets

8th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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Home Office ‘wants to turn charity workers into border guards’

Liberty says a UK Government scheme would lead to the deportation of non-UK rough sleepers.

8th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Tories told: keep TV licence promise

Voters across the generations believe the Conservatives should not break their promise to provide a free TV licence for everyone over 75

5th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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Help shape social security in Scotland

The views of anyone who has experienced the current benefits system are being sought

4th July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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One in five employees unsure of their workplace rights

Citizens Advice Scotland said 19% employees were unclear about their rights to holidays and sick pay

4th July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Community champions to converge in Cornwall

Eden Project Communities is looking for those who want to boost community participation in their area to take part in a special event

3rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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First Minister joins Turning Point Scotland on charity’s 20th anniversary

Social charity Turning Point Scotland has marked its 20th anniversary.

2nd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Charity voucher scheme to expand

itison us is being launched in Edinburgh - after more than 1,000 people benefitted in its initial rollout

1st July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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More progress needed to ensure Scotland embraces sustainability

Action is needed across society to ensure targets set by the Sustainable Development Goals are met in Scotland

1st July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Anger as equal pay workers face council tax claw-back

Council sends bailiffs to recoup council tax debt

1st July 2019 by Robert Armour

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Funding boost to help disadvantaged become community leaders

Scottish charities working with disabled people and former addicts to receive share of National Lottery cash.

1st July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Major fundraising campaign for LGBT education charity

Scottish LGBT charity Time for Inclusive Education (TIE) has launched a national fundraising campaign

28th June 2019 by Graham Martin

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Pouring tea across the city

Contact the Elderly is celebrating the launch of its 25th group in Edinburgh

27th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Holiday hunger looms as foodbank use expected to soar

Hunger stalks the school holidays as foodbank use could hit record levels

27th June 2019 by Graham Martin

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 27 June 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

27th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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