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TFN Guide to Running A Charity or Social Enterprise 2018 is out now!

The TFN Guide to Running A Charity or Social Enterprise 2018 is packed full of practical information to help you run your organisation

13th November 2018 by TFN

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Scotland is the kindest part of the UK

A new survey has revealed that Scotland is the kindest part of the UK

13th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Time to ditch not proven verdict

Rape Crisis Scotland and a victim of a sexual assault have said the verdict is overused in rape cases

13th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Young disabled people voice their vision for an inclusive Scotland

Inclusion Scotland is launching the #OurInclusiveScotland campaign

13th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Social enterprise steps in to offer addiction support

The Grassmarket Community Project has pledged to help those affected by the closure of Comas

13th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Climate crisis activists willing to do jail time

Direct action events planned to rewire public perception of climate change

12th November 2018 by Robert Armour

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Youngsters sleep out for Social Bite

Thousands of children braved the cold to show their support for ending homelessness

12th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Impact of food projects to be assessed

The way that charities use food to tackle poverty and social exclusion is set to be examined

9th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Campaign toasts monumental victory as LGBTI education approved

Scotland will become the first country in the world to have inclusive education embedded in its curriculum

9th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charities put the record straight on Universal Credit ‘support’

Charities have hit out after Tory work and pensions secretary Esther McVey claimed they have backed the government over Universal Credit

8th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Cyber crime fund launched

Charities are being urged to apply for grants which help them understand the risks of cyber crime

8th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Universal Credit sees foodbank use soar by 162%

Universal Credit has been blamed for an increase in in people needing help from foodbanks

6th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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McVey forced to make more Universal Credit concessions

UK government being forced into making considerable chanmges to the flawed system

6th November 2018 by Robert Armour

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Vandals trash remembrance garden

An attack on Edinburgh's Garden of Remembrance has been described as disrespectful and malicious by two charities

5th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish Living Wage rises to £9 an hour

Thousands of low paid workers in Scotland will get a wage rise to £9 an hour

5th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Help the homeless with a Caring Christmas Tree

Politicians gathered at Holyrood to show their support for Caring Christmas Trees

2nd November 2018 by Graham Martin

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More Scots forced to ask for emergency handouts

Emergency handouts are becoming relied upon by low-income Scots

30th October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Foodbanks could be “swamped” by Universal Credit chaos

A foodbank provider is worried about its services being swamped by desperate people who have been moved onto Universal Credit

30th October 2018 by Graham Martin

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Budget 2018: dismay as Universal Credit is “here to stay”

Poverty groups have said attempts to address issues with the maligned benefits system will not address the problems it creates

30th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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