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National Campaigning Awards open for entries

The National Campaigning Awards is on the hunt for the UK's most effective, creative and courageous campaigners

11th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Charities need to protect the vulnerable from predators

Advice is being given on safeguarding after recent incidents of alleged sexual assault

11th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Concerns over governance at architecture charity

The charity regulator has been contacted over concerns about transparency at the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland

11th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Regulator rebukes Oxfam over sexual assault failings

Trustees being kept in the dark over serious incidents

11th December 2017 by Robert Armour

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Revealed: Ed Sheeran stars in 2017’s worst poverty porn charity appeal

An Ed Sheeran-fronted Comic Relief video has been named as this year’s worst example of charity “poverty porn”

8th December 2017 by Graham Martin

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Campaign launched to retain study programme

Groups such as YouthLink Scotland, Carers Scotland and the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations have backed KeepErasmusPlus

7th December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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New chief executive for Trussell Trust

Emma Revie will be taking over at the UK's biggest foodbank charity in early 2018

6th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Parents protest charity Christmas collections in schools

Parents have been warned about an evangelical Christian charity collecting aid in Scottish state schools

5th December 2017 by Graham Martin

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Social Enterprise Academy opens India office

Deputy First Minister John Swinney has opened the Scotland:India Impact Link in Mumbai

4th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Society lotteries celebrate £255m for good causes

Last year proved the best ever for the UK's society lotteries, but Lotteries Council chair Jo Bucci says they could raise much more

4th December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Group aims to fund policy work in Scotland

The Scottish Policy Foundation aims to address a lack of funding for research

1st December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Ex MSP takes up leading charity role

A former MSP will head up the policy team at Scotland’s Scotland’s largest visual impairment charity

1st December 2017 by Graham Martin

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Is Woody the dog better than Moz the monster?

Animal charity argues its Christmas appeal advert out-emotes the famous John Lewis advert

1st December 2017 by Susan Smith

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Investigation launched into true reasons for the disability employment gap

Independent Living in Scotland is looking for disabled workers to share their experiences to help address inequality in Scotland's workplaces

1st December 2017 by Gareth Jones

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New social enterprise to transform travel

Transform Consultancy will carry out sustainable transport research that could change the way we travel

30th November 2017 by Susan Smith

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Giving Tuesday a massive success

Millions of pounds were donated to UK organisations as part of the annual online event

30th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Edinburgh new year bash “built on exploitation”

Mass exploitation of volunteers will underpin Edinburgh’s spectacular Hogmanay celebrations, say politicians and campaigners

29th November 2017 by Graham Martin

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Council run organisations will continue to receive charity tax breaks

The Scottish Government has announced it will not follow a recommendation to make Aleos pay higher rates

29th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Social Bite Village appoints manager

Kathy Hoyle will lead the team of support staff working at the Social Bite Village

28th November 2017 by Susan Smith

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