Supporting Volunteering For All – All across Scotland

Volunteers’ Week is absolutely an important thank you to volunteers across Scotland and for the contribution they make to communities and society. BUT it is also a great opportunity to say thank you to, and recognise, those who help people volunteer and make...

Guest Blog: Strengthening Freedom of Information for the Third Sector

The press and media consistently reveal information of public interest, only sourced because individuals, journalists and organisations decided to use their right to know and make a request for information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FoISA). ...

Why local is best when it comes to Facebook and your charity

At the beginning of 2018 Facebook announced one of its biggest changes to date – a move towards making the platform ‘more about connecting you to the stories and people that matter most’ - in other words Facebook is going back to basics.   The changes These changes...

Connecting Communities with Parliament

Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs) have a vital role in enabling community voices to be heard in Parliament was a key message from a TSI Network meeting with the Scottish Parliament Community Outreach Team this week.   The meeting of TSI Senior managers at the Scottish...