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Disabled people and employability - much more needs to be done

Disability employment: the fight for equality continues says Michael McEwan

24th September 2020 by TFN Guest

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Reflections on 2020 from Perth and Kinross

Lori Hughes on what she's learnt from six months of lockdown and a series of Build Back Better third sector circles in Perth and Kinross

24th September 2020 by TFN Guest

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Joining the Evidence Dots

Janis McDonald discusses how deafscotland is using World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month to highlight the established link between dementia and hearing loss

24th September 2020 by TFN Guest

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Supporting student carers

Scott Lafferty discusses the importance of giving young carers the support they need to excel academically

18th September 2020 by TFN Guest

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Why gifts in wills are #NeverMoreNeeded

Rob Cope explains how legacy giving offers a unique opportunity to boost income

14th September 2020 by TFN Guest

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Save Your Outdoor Centres – they are Never More Needed than now

Liz Smith MSP on why she’s championing the Save Your Outdoor Centres campaign in the Scottish Parliament

14th September 2020 by TFN Guest

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Launching a new support service in the time of Covid-19

Flexibility, collaboration and clear communication are vital, writes Laura Andre

14th September 2020 by TFN Guest

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Why do we still not trust families to manage a decent income?

SallyAnn Kelly argues that the Scottish Government’s failure to deliver the Scottish Child Payment undermines the rights of children. #NeverMoreNeeded

8th September 2020 by TFN Guest

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Funding the voluntary sector is key to a wellbeing recovery

Susan Smith says building a wellbeing economy means putting money into in the voluntary organisations that help us when we need it most

4th September 2020 by Susan Smith

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35 years of vital support

Kate Wallace reflects on how Victim Support Scotland has changed as the charity marks a milestone anniversary

4th September 2020 by TFN Guest

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Diversity and inclusion in social enterprise

Duncan Thorp considers whether social enterprises need to do more to ensure they are embracing diversity and inclusion

4th September 2020 by TFN Guest

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The full impact of Covid on charities uncovered

Louise Meikleham explores OSCR research on the impact of coronavirus on charities in Scotland. #NeverMoreNeeded

25th August 2020 by TFN Guest

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How can we ensure Build Back Better works for everyone?

Charities must embrace new ideas to better serve their communities, writes Nathan Sparling

25th August 2020 by TFN Guest

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Investing in a lean, green recovery machine

Duncan Thorp believes the sector can achieve a win-win for people and the planet post-Covid

14th August 2020 by TFN Guest

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It all begins with an idea: how to achieve change

Where to start when it comes to making an impact as an activist

14th August 2020 by TFN Guest

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Meeting the challenges of the post-lockdown world

Janet Haugh stresses that for thousands of people across Scotland there isn’t really a ‘normal’ life to return to

13th August 2020 by TFN Guest

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Charities embracing change through Covid crisis

Lessons learned during the pandemic could improve long-term resilience, writes Catriona Finnie

5th August 2020 by TFN Guest

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How the view changes from Aberdeen to London

Edel Harris moved south just weeks before Covid-19 struck and reflects on the difference between leading a social care body in England and Scotland

4th August 2020 by TFN Guest

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