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9th October 2017 by Susan Smith

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Students tasked with creating social change

The University of Edinburgh Business School is hosting a 48 hour competition that challenges its students to come up with inspiring ideas

23rd October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Terminally ill win tribunals against DWP assessors

​Claimants were originally told they were ineligible - raising concerns about dishonesty

23rd October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charities warn: deadliest winter is coming for homeless

​Agencies unite to voice stark warning to politicians

23rd October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Scots Tory challenged to give cash to foodbank

Douglas Ross missed vote to referee Champions League match

23rd October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charities go for further foundation funding

Groups from across the UK have been shortlisted for this year’s ScottishPower Foundation Awards

20th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Two thirds of disabled Scots win fit-for-work appeals

​Figures reveal vast majority win appeal leading to calls for flawed scheme to be scrapped

20th October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Campaigners gather to challenge poverty

The Poverty Alliance is aiming to create a new generation of anti-poverty activists

19th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Specialist volunteers needed to help homeless this Christmas

Crisis is looking for volunteers for its Advice at Christmas service

18th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Green light for two child tax limit legal challenge

The Child Poverty Action Group has been granted permission for a judicial review

18th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Funding to fight poverty in communities

The latest round of the Community Capacity and Resilience Fund closes next week

18th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Organisations unite to call for an end to benefits freeze

More than 40 groups have made the plea to mark Challenge Poverty Week

18th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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DWP drops universal credit helpline charges

​Claimants could run up significant costs when phoning the helpline

18th October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Community victory as Celtic pledges to show film on match day

​Previous attempts by campaigners failed to engage the east end club

17th October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Fuel poverty leads to hundreds of winter deaths in Scotland

The Existing Homes Alliance has called on the Scottish Government to take further action to improve the energy efficiency of homes to help save lives

17th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Hate crime campaign launched

Hate has no Home aims to encourage people to understand and report hate crimes

17th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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£11bn and 4 million unpaid hours supports “staggering” foodbank demand

Low income families rely on foodbanks more than the state for support according to a new detailed report

17th October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charity welcomes fatal accident sentencing plans

Motorists could face a life sentence if charged for causing a fatal accident

16th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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PIP is putting lives at risk, charity claims

Epilepsy Action has claimed people are being left suicidal by having their benefits stopped or cut

16th October 2017 by Gareth Jones

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