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Bedroom tax: Westminster warned against cutting benefits

Scottish Government seeks "cast iron" commitments from Westminster benefits won't be clawed back

20th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Resistance is fertile: take back our world from corporate power

Campaigners working from the grassroots up have the power to change the world, major conference hears

17th February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Scotland’s gender pay gap investigated as progress stalls

MSPs are to explore why it looks set to be more than 50 years before women in Scotland can expect equal pay to men

17th February 2017 by Susan Smith

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Popular Glasgow social lender to open in Edinburgh

After a decade in Glasgow, Scotcash will soon operate in Edinburgh after being awarded a £300,000 grant

15th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Brexit expert tells charities to get more involved in debate

It is imperative the sector explores what the impact will be says Professor Alan Miller, former chair of the Scottish Human Rights Commission

13th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Homeless barbers cutting for good in Glasgow

Two kind hearted Glasgow barbers have started cutting hair for the homeless for free

13th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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National protest against Trump to take place in Edinburgh on Saturday

Human rights, refugee, abortion rights and LGBT campaigners are urging the public to attend a mass demonstration in Edinburgh

10th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Charities hail turning point in child poverty battle

Charities have hailed what they say could be a historic “turning point” in the fight to end child poverty

10th February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Street Soccer founder to build innovative centre to tackle homelessness

David Duke has unveiled plans to build a 32-bed homeless unit with community football pitch and café attached

10th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Universal Credit may take decades to get right

​Architect of the system dismisses claims it is "wrecking people's lives"

9th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Refugee doctors get funding to work in NHS

Project aims to train refugee doctors for Scotland's NHS

8th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Universal Credit flaws throwing thousands into rent arrears, poverty and misery

Calls for Universal Credit rollout to be slowed down

8th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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Brexit could break Scotland say charities

Charities have expressed overwhelming fears that leaving the EU will be bad for the economy and bad for society

7th February 2017 by Susan Smith

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Re-use scheme is the best thing to happen to social enterprise in decades

A charity and social enterprise tie-up will help the planet, aid the needy and save councils millions

7th February 2017 by Graham Martin

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Victory for Heroes Vodka after winning major Asda deal

A social enterprise which employs ex-service men and women has won a contract to supply its vodka to every Asda in the country

7th February 2017 by Susan Smith

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£96 million for Scottish jobs programmes

Employment minister Jamie Hepburn says Scotland's £96m employment services will be provided locally and offer Scots an opportunity not a threat

7th February 2017 by Susan Smith

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Charities plea for £170m to be spent on kids with additional support needs

Coalition says the number of pupils with an additional support need has increased from 118,034 to 170,329 in just four years

7th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Charity hits out at DWP over Jobcentre closures

​Closing Jobcentres will disproportionately affect those on low incomes

7th February 2017 by Robert Armour

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