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Help mould the future of the third sector

SCVO is calling on organisations to complete its State of the Sector survey to help it lobby for a better future for all Scotland's third sector

10th December 2018 by TFN

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Group aims to offer Brexit support

The EU Citizens’ Rights Project has created a website to help those who fear for their future after Brexit

17th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity staff reminded to remain vigilant for fraud

Gift card fraud is on the rise

17th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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David Robb to leave OSCR

After seven years the chief executive is to move to a new role

17th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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More than 7,500 more workers to get the Real Living Wage

A further 7,500 workers across Scotland are set to be uplifted to at least the real Living Wage by April next year

14th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Poverty groups in budget disappointment

The Poverty Alliance and CPAG have said more could have been done to help those stuck in poverty

13th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Fears for the vulnerable after employability fund closed

Vulnerable people could be left without the opportunity to gain employment training after a funding scheme closed abruptly

13th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Community groups have funding slashed

The Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (EIJB) has revealed 35 organisations in the capital face losing their funding

12th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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The charity volunteers giving up their Christmas Day to help kids in crisis

A team of dedicated Childline volunteers will be giving up their Christmas Day to ensure children have vital support

12th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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CRUK partner criticised over use of boxing “ring girls”

Corporate partner remains defiant despite other sports ditching the sexist portrayal of women

11th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Charity in Corbyn tweets row

The Institute of Statecraft has been criticised for political tweets - but claims it has been the victim of a cyber attack

11th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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People’s Postcode Lottery helps 5,000 good causes

This year, over 1,500 causes were supported with grants from the trusts

10th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Social Bite sleep out set to be ditched

More people took part this year but less money was raised

10th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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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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