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Gender pay gap lower at “general” charities than other sectors

Official figures show charities have an average pay gap of 2% in favour of male employees.

23rd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Scots urged to help older neighbours during heatwave

Age Scotland has said that hot conditions could lead to issues for those with existing health problems

23rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Universal Credit leaving claimants out of pocket

CAS said some families were losing out on £90 a week after signing on to the new benefit.

23rd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Teachers embark on Notre Dame challenge for Mary’s Meals

Three Glasgow teachers will pedal 940 miles across France and Italy to raise money for the charity.

23rd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Creative groups face public vote

The Epic Awards take place later this year, with several Scottish groups amongst those who have been recognised

23rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social innovation incubator expands to Glasgow

Applications have now opened for Good Ideas Glasgow, following two introductory workshops

23rd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charities join forces to build debt advice network

Citizens Advice Scotland and Money Advice Scotland will collaborate to better help people across the country.

23rd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Co-op to stock social enterprise’s period products

Hey Girls donates a period product to someone in need every time one of their products is purchased from a store.

22nd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Social enterprise coffee blend launched

Social Bite has teamed up with Dear Green to launch a new blend which not only tastes good, but also delivers good

22nd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social enterprise employment agency marks major milestone

Adopt an Intern has found a paid position for its 1500th candidate.

22nd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Death returns to the Fringe

A host of events curated by a charity will look at death, dying and bereavement

22nd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Campaigners demand urgent salmon farm inspections

Advocacy group SumOfUs warns fish deaths and disease will spike without a crackdown on welfare abuses.

22nd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Dementia Awards finalists revealed

Projects from across Scotland have been recognised for their commitment shown in providing care

22nd July 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish Youth Parliament candidates star in BBC documentary

The programme follows three teenagers campaigning for the Coatbridge and Chryston seat.

22nd July 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Fundraised income up to £540m at CRUK

​CRUK goes from strength to srength despite difficult operating enviroment

19th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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Union wins right to fight for recognition at care charity

A trade union has won the first round in its battle for recognition at a major Scottish social care charity

19th July 2019 by Graham Martin

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Landmark PIP victory for mentally ill claimants

Judges decree social support definition is too narrow

19th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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Call for better infant mental health services

Access to service practically impossible for Scots

19th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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Horror as 3m animals tested last year in UK

​Campaigners want draconian laws changed

18th July 2019 by Robert Armour

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