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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). ...

Being a woman in Scotland today – a tale of two halves?

In the spirit of empowering women and closing the gender gap this International Women’s Day, is it time we looked more closely at the picture in our own cities, towns and rural communities? You may remember back in 2017, BBC Radio 4 Women’s Hour commissioned a report...

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...