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JustGiving scraps donation charges

The online giving platform previously charged a 5% fee for use of its crowdfunding service

18th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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More support needed for older volunteers

The Centre for Ageing Better is calling for charities to do more to make volunteering more age friendly and inclusive

18th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Crackdown on sexual predators working in international aid sector

Charities are set to be able to access a new database which allow them to carry out international criminal checks on potential employees

17th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Worker for Scots aid charity jailed for attempted rape

Landmine charity responded swiftly allerting statutory authorities of the incident

15th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Social enterprise pub sold to private buyer

Chris Thewlis has sold Beer for Good social enterprise to Anna and Mike Christopherson, who run the Edinburgh Boda Swedish Bars and Restaurant Group

15th October 2018 by Sophie Bell

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SFA and charity team up with the goal of helping children

Children 1st has teamed up with the Scottish Football Association (SFA) to harness the power of the beautiful game

11th October 2018 by Graham Martin

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Closure-threatened charity condems Scottish Government’s “blatant inequality”

Male domestic abuse charity hits out as Scottish Government refuses eleventh hour plea

11th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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EVOC on the move

After 18 years at its current home, the organisation is set to move into new premises at the end of the month

11th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Wellbeing in the workplace campaign launched

Some of Scotland's biggest firms have joined with charities to reduce stigma around mental health at work

11th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Fair work test for those who want government support

The Scottish Government has said organisations that want funding or public sector contracts must pay their workers fairly

9th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Pride Glasgow boss resigns after event fiasco

Alastair Smith faced calls to quit after hundreds of marchers were locked out this year's event

9th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Staff faced harassment at Save the Children

The charity has urged to take action after a review found almost a fifth of staff said they had experienced issues at work

9th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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£15m charity digital fund launched

The Big Lottery Fund has unveiled the new initiative to support those who want to make digital progress

9th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Insurance tax rises force charities to cut cover

Research from Zurich Municipal reveals charities are taking on more risk because of the rising cost of insurance premiums

8th October 2018 by Susan Smith

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Christians slate anti-hate campaign

Religious groups object to poster campaign

8th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Charity an essential part of Scottish society

Value of charity to everday society revealed

8th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Financial firm to give £27m to charity

The Australian based group Macquarie is giving away bumper donations to organisations from across the world to mark its 50th year

4th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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History of charity in Edinburgh to be celebrated

EVOC will use its annual event to celebrate the past and examine what can be done to create a fairer society

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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