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Edinburgh health and social care strategy revealed

The Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (EIJB) has published plans to "radically transform" social care in the capital

22nd August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Twitter storm rages over hashtag #CharitySoWhite

Campaign encourages sector to delve deeply into its own white privilege

22nd August 2019 by Robert Armour

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No-deal Brexit will wreck communities, lives and organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has made an urgent call for politicians to work together to prevent a no-deal Brexit

19th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity defends “obscene” salary of CEO

Bonus payments come under scrutiny

16th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Clash over regulator’s support for FoI charging

Campaigners dispute OSCR's FoI charging stance

16th August 2019 by Graham Martin

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Britain’s biggest union ditches Pride Glasgow

Has Pride become too commercial?

16th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Members of new poverty group revealed

The Poverty and Inequality Commission will provide key advice to the Scottish Government

15th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Joint bid to support volunteers in Scotland

Three organisations have teamed up to improve volunteer practice in Scotland

14th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Leading charity says 200 jobs at risk

Restructure looks to save £7m a year

14th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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OSCR hunts for new chief executive

The Scottish Charity Regulator is advertising for a new permanent chief executive

14th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity embraces behavioural science

YMCA Scotland has started using new techniques to help young people into employment

13th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Regulator wants to end free FOI

Charging for requests would deter people from abusing the system, according to OSCR.

13th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Sturgeon: third sector has key role in tackling addiction crisis

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said the creativity of charities can help reduce drug deaths in Scotland

13th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Festival of Volunteering set to be bigger than ever

Events will run throughout next month - and will take place across two local authority areas

13th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity warning over childcare staffing crisis

Staff are leaving third sector and private care providers for better paid council nurseries

8th August 2019 by Robert Armour

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Charities embrace social media initiative

Workplace for Good allows organisations to utilise Facebook to boost opportunities

7th August 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Third sector leader to co-chair Citizens’ Assembly

Kate Wimpress will oversee the organisation and functioning of the Assembly alongside former Labour MEP David Martin.

7th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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ProjectScotland appoints new director

Former Samaritans executive James Jopling will take on the role in September.

6th August 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Instagram creates donation button

Social media giant makes it easier to give and to back good causes

2nd August 2019 by Robert Armour

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