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Funding remains biggest concern over short- and medium-term

A new report casts light on risks facing charities in the short, medium and long term.

24th June 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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OSCR apologises as complaint goes to parliament

OSCR makes apology as member of the public goes to Holyrood

21st June 2019 by Robert Armour

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Income on the up, but challenges ahead for charity sector

An annual study on the charity sector has revealed income rose for charities, but donations are falling and government grants stagnated

21st June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Vigil will be held after Big Issue vendor is killed

A vigil will be held for popular Big Issue vendor Paul Kelly who died in a violent incident at the weekend

20th June 2019 by Graham Martin

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Councils “hiding” welfare fund - as they fear being swamped by desperate Scots

Councils are not advertising a fund to help the most vulnerable Scots – because they fear being swamped by applicants

20th June 2019 by Graham Martin

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Social entrepreneurs set to flourish

The Young People Entrepreneurship Engagement Programme (YPEEP) aims to equip young people with the skills to build successful social enterprises

20th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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GDPR putting women and children at risk, say charities

Police are unwilling to share information about perpetrators of domestic abuse, due to fears over data protection

19th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Legacy giving on the up in Scotland

Charities are benefitting from almost £72 million a year through legacy gifts - with income in Scotland growing faster than other parts of the UK

19th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Oxfam denies new cover up

Whistleblower says chief executive allowed staff member to resign

18th June 2019 by Robert Armour

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Law firms smash fundraising targets

Three Scottish companies have posted amongst the best in the UK for raising funds during Will Aid

18th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Luke Mitchell’s mum blasts charity for lack of support

Charity says they were providing office space and admin support - not mounting a legal challenge

18th June 2019 by Robert Armour

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Social enterprises to make impact in Africa

Entrepreneurs in Scotland are being given the chance to expand into African markets

17th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish Charity Awards 2019 winners revealed

Drake Music Scotland is named Charity of the Year, with a record amount of votes polled for the People's Choice Award

15th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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NCVO names new chief executive

Sir Stuart Etherington steps down after 25 years

13th June 2019 by Robert Armour

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Incubator delivers new social enterprises

The latest graduates from the Good Ideas Incubator Programme have been revealed

13th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities failing to embrace digital

The pace of digital change within the charity sector is slow, an annual report on digital skills has shown

13th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Comic Relief founder says it will ditch “white saviours”

Comic Relief's Curtis has said it will no longer use “white saviour” celebrities in its fundraising campaigns

12th June 2019 by Graham Martin

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Honours for Scottish third sector heroes

The Queen's Birthday Honours List has been revealed, with several third sector representatives recognised

12th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Drastic action needed to tackle plastic pollution

Campaigners have travelled to Holyrood to highlight the importance of reducing the use of plastics in Scotland

12th June 2019 by Gareth Jones

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