Social Justice & Poverty

Our support will continue

Gavin Davey says the Covid-19 pandemic will not stop vital work with RAF personnel and veterans

28th May 2020 by TFN Guest

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Never More Needed than right now

Susan Smith on why SCVO is launching the #NeverMoreNeeded campaign to remind everyone how vital the voluntary sector really is

12th May 2020 by Susan Smith

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We are never more needed - in the fight to forge a better world

No return to normality after Covid - let our voices be heard in the fight for a society based on solidarity, not share price

12th May 2020 by Graham Martin

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Extending the Brexit transition period

Maria Fletcher says the UK Government must do the right thing and extend the Brexit transition period

30th April 2020 by TFN Guest

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An unfair pandemic

Maggie Brünjes examines the disproportionate effect the coronavirus is having on communities

28th April 2020 by TFN Guest

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We want to hear about your Covid heroes

Gareth Jones is looking to get in touch with the people who are making a difference during the coronavirus pandemic

9th April 2020 by Gareth Jones

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What defines us is how well we rise after falling

Martin Dorchester reflects on the coronavirus crisis and believes we must value what matters most to us at this time

8th April 2020 by TFN Guest

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Outcomes are products of whole systems

Dr Toby Lowe looks at how the voluntary sector can better respond to the complexity of the real world

6th April 2020 by TFN Guest

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Informal volunteering matters

Sophie Bridger says informal volunteering is critical to building resilient communities and reaching those who need help most

2nd April 2020 by TFN Guest

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Foodbanks are not essential – they must close, and for good

Pete Ritchie: foodbanks are the product of a previous, austerity-damned era - they must now be closed

26th March 2020 by TFN Guest

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Coronavirus advice for volunteers

George Thomson gives practical guidance on the health and wellbeing of volunteers

18th March 2020 by TFN Guest

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Coronavirus update from the regulator

Maureen Mallon from OSCR gives guidance for charities on how to cope with the coronavirus outbreak

16th March 2020 by TFN Guest

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Let’s unleash the power of the third sector

SallyAnn Kelly says we need a fundamental shift in the relationship between the state and the third sector

12th March 2020 by TFN Guest

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Poverty grinds the soul: we must alleviate the burden

Ewan Aitken says that poverty is a poison which degrades every aspect of a person and a community

5th March 2020 by TFN Guest

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Charities are ideally placed to think and act differently

Adam Lang says Civic Scotland must take the lead in acting boldly to solve social problems

27th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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Get set for The Gathering

Anna Fowlie looks forward to The Gathering, which takes place this week at the SEC in Glasgow

18th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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Helping to make lasting change

Jonny Kinross details the Grassmarket Community Project's approach to creating community

17th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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Why victims need to know more about their rights

Kate Wallace launches Victims Awareness Week, with a call for more to be done to ensure communication with victims is clear

17th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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New horizon for Wise Group

Sean Duffy reflects on a new chapter as the Wise Group has taken the decision to move from its current premises

14th February 2020 by TFN Guest

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