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Charity shops should be fully exempt from business rates

New research has found that only one third of councils currently make use of powers to grant 100% business rate relief to charity shops

10th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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OSCR announces permanent CEO

Good news for interim CEO

10th October 2019 by Robert Armour

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Social security campaign relaunched

A campaign to fight for the right to social security in Scotland has been relaunched amid rising levels of poverty

9th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Leave no one behind: the right to adequate social security

Rhiannon Sims discusses why the Scottish Campaign for the Right to Social Security (SCORSS) has re-launched with rights placed at its heart

9th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Systemic change needed to tackle poverty

Ffyona Taylor says we must never accept inequality and social exclusion as the status quo

8th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Charities invited to Glasgow Uni intern programme

University of Glasgow Careers Service is now accepting proposals from charities for its Find a Solution programme 2019/2020

7th October 2019 by Graham Martin

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Homelessness network unveils new name

The former Glasgow Homelessness Network will now be known as Homeless Network Scotland.

7th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Arts projects are truly Epic

Foru Scottish projects were amongst those recognised at the annual Epic Awards

7th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Challenge Poverty Week gets underway

Hundreds of event will take place throughout the week as the campaign to end poverty in Scotland steps up

7th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Event to discuss Brexit health and social care impact

Organisations are being invited to hear more about a bid to thoroughly examine how leaving the European Union will affect health and social care

4th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Hub aims to become centre of social enterprise in Scotland

Four organisations have teamed up to create a new initiative which aims to act as a one-stop-shop for social enterprises

4th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Profits soar at charity superstores

Survey reveals how profits are shaping charity retail

4th October 2019 by Robert Armour

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Charity foundation wins international award

Award is presented every two years

4th October 2019 by Robert Armour

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RNLI drops “opt-in” policy as donations fall

The charity moved to a system of only contacting people who had actively given consent two years ago, but is now facing funding challenges

3rd October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Name change for well-known charity

Contact the Elderly, which is known for hosting tea community tea parties for older people, will be known by a new name

3rd October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities back governance kitemark

Three quarters of Scottish charities have said they would like to see a certification for good governance created

3rd October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Revealed: Scottish Fundraising Award winners

Event was held in Glasgow

2nd October 2019 by Robert Armour

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Writers sever ties with poetry library

Liz Lochhead, Douglas Dunn, Michael Longley and Aonghas MacNeacail have expressed concerns over governance at the Scottish Poetry Library

2nd October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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How to influence legislation in the Scottish Parliament

Robert McGeachy and Mark Ballard give a preview of their book, The Public Affairs Guide to Scotland: Influencing Policy and Legislation

1st October 2019 by TFN Guest

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