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EXCLUSIVE: Union makes legal bid to force charity to cooperate

A union is taking legal advice in an unprecedented bid to force a major care charity to cooperate in the latest twist in a bitter industrial dispute

4th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Stirling plans major volunteering events

The city plans to use the momentum behind its failed European Volunteering Capital bid to host two major events in the coming years

6th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Large legacy leads to an income jump for charity

New corporate sponsorships and a large legacy have led to an increase in an environmental charity’s income

6th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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PM backs down over gagging clauses

UK Government contracts with charities will be rewritten to provide assurances that charities and social enterprises can criticise government policy

6th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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Stirling misses out on volunteer city bid

The city has missed out on its bid to become European Volunteering Capital, but has pledged to continue to build volunteer participation

5th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Elderly still waiting lengthy periods for care in Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership has failed to meet targets set by inspectors

5th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Revealed: the best not-for-profit employers

Jobs website compiles the UK's best charity employers

4th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Award for not-for-profit funeral director

Scotland’s only not-for-profit funeral director has won a major social enterprise accolade

3rd December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Charity worker claims veganism should be protected, like religion

A landmark court ruling will decide whether a sacked charity worker’s veganism is a philosophical belief, just like a religion.

3rd December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Staff fuel charity’s creativity

CHAS has been working with its staff to embrace innovative ideas to improve the services it provides

30th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity gives top banker a lesson in the reality of debt

One of the UK’s top economists got a lesson on how fiscal policies affect the most vulnerable visited a Citizen’s Advice Bureau

30th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Three day strike to shut down charity

Shelter is facing crippling strike action in the run up to Christmas

29th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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First devolved employment programme statistics unveiled

The new service has helped almost 5,000 people into work since it was launched six months ago

29th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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EXCLUSIVE: care charity rips up union recognition

A Scottish social care charity has withdrawn recognition from a trade union, in the midst of a biter pay dispute

28th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Views sought on SORP reform

Scotland’s charity regulator has jointly launched a consultation on reforming the Statement of Recommended Practice for charities

28th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Period poverty campaigner is Social Entrepreneur of the Year

An anti-period poverty pioneer has been named as Social Entrepreneur of the Year

28th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Volunteering on the up as city bids for European title

Stirling is hoping to be named European Volunteering Capital - and research has shown an increase in volunteer numbers

28th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity shop secret Santa campaign is backed by ministers

The Scottish Government has thrown its weight behind a campaign to get people using charity chops this Christmas

28th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Giving platform backs fundraising code

Virgin Money Giving has become one of the first major fundraising sites to back the Code of Fundraising Practice

28th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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