Social Justice & Poverty

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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UK government savaged for plunging people into poverty

The United Nations rapporteur for extreme poverty and human rights has said withdrawing support for those most in need is ideological

16th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 16 November 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

16th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Universal Credit creating serious public health threat

Links between the new system and public health is exposed in new report

16th November 2018 by Robert Armour

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Six ways to help your clients save money and keep warm at home

The Energy Savings Trust: ways to reduce fuel poverty

16th November 2018 by TFN Guest

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2,000 Sleep in the Park places gifted by Scotland’s top philanthropists

Two of Scotland’s top philanthropists have dug deep and each donated £25,000 to fund places at Social Bite’s Sleep in the Park fundraiser

15th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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No tears as “callous” Esther McVey quits

“Callous” Esther McVey won’t be missed as she resigned from government, say anti-poverty campaigners

15th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Michael Sheen backs credit union campaign

The Scottish Government has launched a new campaign which aims to get more people accessing credit unions

15th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Extinction Rebellion comes to Glasgow

Activists hoping to spark a movement against human-caused environmental annihilation will stage their first action in Glasgow on Saturday

14th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Protestors to face Steve Bannon

The visit of the former Trump aide to Edinburgh will be attended by hundreds of protestors

14th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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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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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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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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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 9 November 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

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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