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Volunteers’ Week 2018 – ‘Volunteering For All’

This year's Volunteers' Week is fast approaching and there are lots of ways that your organisation can get involved. This year's theme is 'Volunteering For All', emphasising that volunteering is for everyone - regardless of background, ethnicity, age or disabilities -...


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...