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DWP slammed for “shambolic” Universal Credit roll-out

MP demands figures on how many people are being put on Universal Credit in error

18th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Third sector hits out at May’s “bullying” Brexit speech

Charity leaders have said May's Brexit plan has ignores Scotland and groups that have depended on European funding

18th January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Lack of community costing Scots economy

Social isolation and disconnected communities is straining the wider economy

18th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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EXCLUSIVE: Charity was forced to call in liquidator over debts of £215,000

The National Playbus Association went into liquidation because of two employment tribunals

17th January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Charity hails ruling branding two footballers rapists despite no criminal conviction

Rape Crisis Scotland says the landmark civil court ruling could open door for more civil rape trials

17th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charities unite against Daily Mail attack

Daily Mail accused of irresponsible journalism after instigating a campaign against Scotland's third sector

17th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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More than 800 children living in temporary homes

Shelter Scotland says Scottish Government must ramp up its efforts to fight homelessness in light of latest official figures

17th January 2017 by Susan Smith

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English charity regulator seeks new chief executive

The high profile role as chief executive of the Charity Commission commands a £130,000 annual salary

17th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Massive £29m boost for Scotland’s third sector

More cash to help tackle poverty and inequality

17th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Disabled claimant takes DWP to court over email

Claimant believes DWP is breaching disability legislation

17th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Feeling blue? Express yourself with emoji

A social enterprise focusing on mental health at work has created a series of blue emoji to help employees communicate their feelings to colleagues

16th January 2017 by Susan Smith

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Housing body wins half a million to fight homelessness

The Wheatley Group will set up two services across central Scotland to support veterans transition to civilian life and avoid homelessness

16th January 2017 by Susan Smith

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Hillsborough campaigner to speak at The Gathering

The line up for this year's Gathering includes Hillsborough Family Support Group chair Margaret Aspinall and Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

16th January 2017 by TFN Staff

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Rich getting richer at the poor’s expense

Oxfam report highlights "grotesque" inequality in distribution of wealth

16th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charities urged to apply for water rates exemption

Water and Sewerage Charges Exemption Scheme is open for applications

16th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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Got an excellent board? Enter awards to win £5,000

UK charities are being urged to enter the Charity Governance Awards for the chance to win £5,000 and highlight good governance

16th January 2017 by Susan Smith

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Charities asked to put forward young volunteers for award

Nominations now open for Young Scot Awards 2017 Volunteering award

16th January 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Move to ban cut price alcohol deals

Further measures needed to tackle Scotland's alcohol crisis

16th January 2017 by Robert Armour

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